Join us at the beautiful Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, November 16, 2018 for The Whisky Extravaganza, an international showcase of the best whisky brands, featuring more than 100 varieties of the most prestigious single malts, premium Scotch whiskies and other unique whiskies from around the world.
The event will showcase the world’s premier whisky brands, including Highland Park, The Glenrothes, Glenfiddich and Brown Forman. Besides the extensive selection of whiskies, you’ll enjoy culinary pairings, whisky cocktails and “Whisky Wisdom” stations where you can enhance your 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 Connoisseur level tickets are encouraged to attend master classes 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 master class attendance.)
DRAMS & BITES: $135 (Includes whisky tastings, culinary bites and a souvenir tasting glass.)
CONNOISSEUR: $175 (Includes whisky tastings, culinary pairings, Glencarin™ tasting glass, access to the Connoisseur Lounge and master classes — with prior registration.)
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. 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.