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Whisky Advocate’s 18th Annual WhiskyFest™

September 24, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

WhiskyFest™ Returns to New York for Whisky Advocate’s 18th Annual Event

Mingle with distinguished distillers and sample from over 400 of the world’s best whiskies

What: Hosted by Whisky Advocate magazine, WhiskyFest—the largest and longest-running whisky festival in North America—returns to New York City, offering attendees the opportunity to sample rare and highly coveted single malts and blends; interact with master blenders and other experts, as well as attend educational seminars. Attendees will be able to sample many different types of whisky—American, Scotch, Japanese, Welsh, Taiwanese, Irish, Canadian, Tennessee—many of which will make their U.S. debut at WhiskyFest. Additionally, there will be a limited selection of Rum, Tequila, Gin, Cognac, and even a Bourbon Barrel Aged wine.

Who: Whisky Advocate Publisher and Editor John Hansell and Managing Editor Lew Bryson, as well as seminar presenters:

• Craig Bridger, National Brand Ambassador, The Macallan
• Simon Brooking, Master Ambassador, Laphroaig
• Manny Burnichon, Founder & CEO, Private Cask Imports
• Gabriel Cardarella, National Brand Ambassador, John Dewar and Sons
• Robin Coupar, Global Whisk(e)y Ambassador, Campari USA
• Gardner Dunn, Brand Ambassador, Suntory Japanese Whisky
• John Hall, Founder, Forty Creek Canadian Whisky
• Alan Kropf, Director of Education, Anchor Distilling Company
• Charles Lanthier, Founder & CEO, Hong Kong Baijiu
• Yuan Liu, Director of Business Development, CNS Imports
• Bernie Lubbers, American Whiskey Brand Ambassador, Heaven Hill Distilleries
• Dr. Bill Lumsden, Head of Whisky Distilling and Whisky Creation, Glenmorangie
• Fred Noe, Master Distiller, Jim Beam
• David Perkins, Founder, High West Distillery
• Denny Potter, co-Master Distiller, Heaven Hill Distilleries
• Steph Ridgway, National Brand Ambassador, Highland Park
• Eddie Russell, Master Distiller, Russell’s Reserve
• Jimmy Russell, Master Distiller, Wild Turkey

Where: New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York City

When: Thursday, September 24th
• VIP Entrance: 5:30 PM
• Grand Tasting: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
• Seminars: 7:00 PM, 7:45 PM, 8:30 PM

Tickets: Regular admission tickets are available for $265 and can be purchased on the New York WhiskyFest tickets page. Tickets include a commemorative crystal glass, an event program and pen, the latest copy of Whisky Advocate magazine, a gift bag, entrance to all seminars on a first come first served basis, a gourmet buffet throughout the evening and over 400 whiskies from around the world to sample.


September 24, 2015
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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New York Marriott Marquis
http://whiskyadvocate.com/events/whiskyfest-new-york/ New York 10036

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