Whiskies of the World CompetitionOriginating in San Francisco, Whiskies of the World is now a series of five hugely popular whisky festivals taking place in California, Texas and Georgia. Whiskies of the World offers guests the opportunity to taste superlative whiskies and to meet the outstanding personalities of the whisky world. Featuring whiskies from Scotland, Ireland, the USA, Canada, Japan and Australia, Whiskies of the World will surprise even the most savvy connoisseur.

Since Whiskies of the World joined the IWSC Group portfolio in 2011, the original San Francisco Expo has been joined by events in San Jose, Austin, Atlanta, and Houston. Known for its ability to bring new consumers to the whisky category Whiskies of the World has a style all of its own, taking place in venues such as the Fox Theatre Atlanta and on board the San Francisco Belle paddle steamer, the events replicate everything that consumers love about whisky.

Judged by a panel of key influencers in the Texan market including peer recognized bartenders, mixologists spirits reviewers and buyers, the Whiskies of the World Awards seek to recognize the best products available in the third largest whisky market in the USA. Drinkers can be sure that products winning a Whiskies of the World Award have been picked out in a blind tasting by the tastemakers of Texas!

September 29, 2016

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Experience the world of whisky like you’ve never seen it before. As one of the largest whisky tasting events in the US, Whiskies of the World gathers over 200 of the most fascinating distilled spirits from around the globe, along with their makers and ambassadors, to give guests an unforgettable evening.

The Expo, with the Four Seasons as the backdrop, will provide whisky tastings, whisky and food pairings, whisky and cigar pairings, and the chance to interact with outstanding whisky brands as well as fellow whisky enthusiasts. Join us September 29 in Austin, Texas!

Guests must be 21 years or older to attend. Valid photo ID required.

TICKETS
General Admission: $140
Early Bird until June 30

LOCATION
The Four Seasons
98 San Jacinto Boulevard
Austin, Texas 78701

WHAT TO EXPECT
More than 200 expressions of Scotch, Bourbon, Irish, Canadian and other whiskies from around the world
Whisky seminars
Whisky and food pairings
Whisky and cigar pairings

HOTEL
WOW Rates
Austin Four Seasons Hotel
City View King: $325
Lake View King: $365
Please reserve by 8/29/16
For reservations, contact 512-685-8100 and ask for Whiskies of the World room block

October 1, 2016

3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Experience the world of whisky like you’ve never seen it before. As one of the largest whisky tasting events in the US, Whiskies of the World gathers over 200 of the most fascinating distilled spirits from around the globe, along with their makers and ambassadors, to give guests an unforgettable evening.

The Expo, with the Hyatt Regency as the backdrop, will provide whisky tastings, whisky and food pairings, whisky and cigar pairings, and the chance to interact with outstanding whisky brands as well as fellow whisky enthusiasts. Join us October 1!

Guests must be 21 years or older to attend. Valid photo ID required.

TICKETS
General Admission: $140
VIP Admission: $160

LOCATION
Hyatt Regency Houston
1200 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77002

WHAT TO EXPECT
More than 200 expressions of Scotch, Bourbon, Irish, Canadian and other whiskies from around the world
Whisky seminars
Whisky and food pairings
Whisky and cigar pairings

HOTEL
Houston Hyatt Regency Downtown
WOW Rate: $129
Code: XWOW
Please reserve by 5PM on 8/30/16
For reservations, contact 1-888-233-1234 or follow this link

October 22, 2016

7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Benefiting the North Atlanta Rotary Foundation: Service above self

Experience the world of whisky like you’ve never seen it before. As one of the largest whisky tasting events in the US, Whiskies of the World gathers over 200 of the most fascinating distilled spirits from around the globe, along with their makers and ambassadors, to give guests an unforgettable evening.

The Expo, with the InterContinental Buckhead as the backdrop, will provide whisky tastings, whisky and food pairings, whisky and cigar pairings, and the chance to interact with outstanding whisky brands as well as fellow whisky enthusiasts. Join us October 22!

Guests must be 21 years or older to attend. Valid photo ID required.

TICKETS
General Admission: $140
VIP Admission: $165
Early Bird until July 31

LOCATION
InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta
3315 Peachtree Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

WHAT TO EXPECT
More than 200 expressions of Scotch, Bourbon, Irish, Canadian and other whiskies from around the world Whisky seminars, Whisky and food pairings, Whisky and cigar pairings

HOTEL
Atlanta Intercontinental Buckhead
WOW Rate: $159
Please reserve by 10/4/2016
For reservations, please follow this link

March 31, 2017

6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Benefitting Breast Cancer Emergency Fund
Guests must be 21 years or older to attend. Valid photo ID required.

TICKETS
General Admission: $140

VIP Admission: $165
Dram Club Admission: $185

LOCATION
San Francisco Belle Yacht
Pier 3, San Francisco, CA 94109

WHAT TO EXPECT
More than 200 expressions of Scotch, Bourbon, Irish, Canadian and other whiskies from around the world
Whisky seminars, Whisky and food pairings, Whisky and cigar pairings

March 30, 2017

6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Benefitting Breast Cancer Emergency Fund
Guests must be 21 years or older to attend. Valid photo ID required.

TICKETS
General Admission: $80

LOCATION
San Pedro Square Market Bar
87 North San Pedro Street, San Jose, CA 95110

WHAT TO EXPECT
More than 200 expressions of Scotch, Bourbon, Irish, Canadian and other whiskies from around the world
Whisky seminars
Whisky and food pairings
Whisky and cigar pairings

 

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