Monday, September 3, 2018

Sip & Sample: Tickets on Sale for The Whisky Extravaganza DC

From our friends at The Whisky Extravaganza...

Tickets Now on Sale for The Whisky Extravaganza

Annual whisky tasting event launches ticket sales for its Washington, DC showcase

The Whisky Extravaganza announces the launch of ticket sales for its fall market lineup, consisting of New York City, NY, Chicago, IL, Boston, MA, and Seattle, WA, among others. Featuring more than 100 varieties of the most prestigious single malts, premium Scotch whiskies and other unique whiskies from around the world, this much-anticipated event is set to welcome eager enthusiasts to JW Marriott on Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 7:00 - 10:00 PM.

An international showcase of the world’s premier whisky brands, including Highland Park, The Glenrothes, Glenfiddich and Brown Forman, The Whisky Extravaganza will feature an extensive selection of whiskies, culinary pairings, whisky cocktails and “Whisky Wisdom” stations for guests to enhance their whisky knowledge. Curated by Gary Crunkleton, a nationally-acclaimed mixologist known for his creative and classic cocktails, the Whisky Wisdom area will spotlight local mixologists and provide guests an opportunity to explore the unique characteristics of various brands, focusing on: Young/Old, Light/Full bodied, Fruit/Floral, and Sweet/Dry/Smoky. All guests will receive a complimentary nosing glass.

Guests with at the Connoisseur level are encouraged to attend masterclasses prior to the tasting led by industry experts from well-established distilleries to take a deep dive into whisky distilling, flavor profiles, history, tradition, and various brand portfolios in an exciting and intimate setting. Pre-registration is required for masterclass attendance.

JW Marriott Washington DC, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004

Thursday, October 25, 2018
Masterclasses 6:00 - 7:00 PM
The Tasting 7:00 - 10:00 PM

Includes whisky tastings, culinary bites and a souvenir tasting glass.

Includes whisky tastings, culinary pairings, Glencarin tasting glass, access to the Connoisseur Lounge and Masterclasses (with prior registration.)

Click here to purchase tickets online.

* All guests attending the event must be 21 years or older. All events are rain or shine events.

About The Whisky Extravaganza:
Since 2000, The Whisky Extravaganza has been fostering a broader and deeper appreciation of whisky and its complexities by connecting consumers and brands through curated experiences. Each year, the curated tasting experience offers whisky enthusiasts from the novice to the connoisseur the opportunity to explore a wide range of the most prestigious single malt, premium Scotch whiskies and other unique whiskies from around the world. Hosted in major cities throughout the U.S. (including Houston, Denver, Seattle, etc.), each event features hand selected premium whiskies from around the world through a tasting session and masterclasses led by industry experts along with culinary pairings. The Whisky Extravaganza is an IWSC Group North America event. The IWSC Group is a UK-based, global events company that delights, inspires and connects people and brands through great experiences.