The Wine Spectator California Scholarship Presents: WHISKYFEST™ SAN FRANCISCO 2017
Taste Whiskies From Around the World
Meet the whisky distillers, master blenders, and other whisky experts who will be in attendance. This is your chance to taste from a selection of single malt and blended Scotch, Irish, bourbon, rye, Tennessee, Japanese, Canadian, Taiwanese, and craft-distilled whiskies, all assembled in one Grand Ballroom. High-end rum, cognac, and other spirits will be available as well.
VIP 5:30 PM; General Admission 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Learn From the Experts
The focus is on education, and many distillery representatives will be on hand at the pouring booths to explain how their whiskies are made. Seminars, featuring their own tastings, run throughout the evening. Meet distinguished members of the whisky community, and learn first-hand how their brands are made. Be sure to go to at least one FREE seminar at WhiskyFest; you’ll be glad you did.
Seminars by Master Distillers and Brand Ambassadors
7:00 PM, 7:45 PM, 8:30 PM
General Admission or VIP Ticket?
We want your WhiskyFest experience to be a memorable one. All tickets includes access to the grand tasting, all seminars (on a first come first serve basis), a commemorative Glencairn crystal nosing glass, gift bag, program booklet and pen.
VIP ticket buyers receive all the items listed above and are also granted admission to the ballroom at 5:30 pm, a full hour earlier than general admission. VIP ticketing is limited (VIP tickets always sell out) so you will have more time to explore the numerous booths in the grand ballroom and enjoy one-on-one opportunities with the whisky experts behind the booths.
Planning To Book A Room?
A limited number of rooms are available in our room block for the nights of October 4 through October 8. Reserve online: https://aws.passkey.com/e/49073724 . The rate is $259 Single or Double occupancy. The room block rate is good through September 15, 2017, or until the block sells out.