San Francisco Whiskies of the World®
Benefitting the Breast Cancer Emergency Fund San Francisco Saturday, March 26, 2016 6:00pm – 9:00pm (5:00pm-6:00pm Dram Club & VIP Hour) SF Belle Hornblower Yacht (remains docked) #WOWSF
Whiskies of the World® Expo brings together distillers from around the world to share their finest spirits and knowledge with whisky enthusiasts. Discover the Art of Whisky in the company of connoisseurs and whisky celebrities.
What to Expect:
More than 200 expressions of Scotch, Bourbon, Irish, Canadian and other whiskies from around the world
Whisky and food pairings
Whisky and cigar pairings
When: Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm (Dram Club & VIP hour begins at 5:00pm)
Where: SF Belle Hornblower Yacht (remains docked) Pier 3 Embarcadero, Washington, San Francisco, CA 94111 – United States
Tickets: Dram Club $185.00
VIP ticket $160.00
General admission ticket $130.00
Guests must be 21 years or older to attend. Valid photo ID required.
Hotel For San Francisco:
Hilton San Francisco Financial District Hotel
750 Kearny Street ▪ San Francisco ▪ CA ▪ 94108
Rates: $179 a night with $30 self-parking Ask for the Whiskies of the World room block.
The Reservations Department may be reached toll free at 1-800-424-8292.
What does my ticket include?
Hundreds of whiskies from all over the world to taste, food for pairing, a whisky tasting glass, a cigar Cut and Smoke.
What does Dram Club include?
One-year Dram Club Membership
VIP only pours
Cigar Cut and Smoke
Special Tasting Glass
Friday Night Dram Club Party
What does VIP include?
VIP only pours
Easier access to brand ambassadors, distillers and blenders.
Less wait time for samples
A complimentary whisky seminar based on availability
Masterclasses for Whiskies of the World San Francisco 2016
Guests will deepen their knowledge and appreciation of whiskies through our Masterclasses, 45-minute guided tastings of a variety of whisky expressions not sampled during the main event.
David Perkins (High West): Because whiskey matters
An overview of the “why’s” behind High West, our products, and why Utah of all places
Join David Perkins, Founder of High West Distillery, for some “why’s” behind High West and a glimpse into High West’s journey from a silly idea to attempting to become a full-fledged distilling business with a big dream. David will share the stories behind High West: Why Utah? Why the products High West has? Why blend? Why a mountain distillery?
Why do you want to sign up for this seminar? You will taste High West’s core range and some yet-to-be released products made on High West’s new Forsyths pot at the world’s only distillery dude ranch.
Masterclass Pour: Double Rye, American Prairie Bourbon, Rendezvous Rye, Campfire (and some special pours)
Josh Gelfand (The Glenlivet): The Craft of the Cask
Join Master of Scotch, Josh Gelfand, to explore the artistry involved in cask selection, maturation techniques and to learn how different types of wood are used for the complex flavors of Speyside’s signature single malts from The Glenlivet and Aberlour. This exciting tasting will highlight a diverse range of single malts, including cask strength and non-chill filtered varieties. Don’t miss your opportunity to compare and contrast The Glenlivet 15 French Oak Reserve, The Glenlivet Nàdurra First Fill Selection, Aberlour 12, and Aberlour A’bunadh.
Master of Whisky (Diageo): TBD
Cigars and Whisky: Partagas cigars with a malt and a bourbon
Welcome Lana Fraser, the premium event manager for General Cigar Company whose factories are located in the Dominican Republic, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Lana’s specialty is consumer education on handcrafted premium cigars. Ms. Fraser will team up with our whisky ambassadors to guide you on a sensory journey utilizing Partagas cigar with a bourbon and a malt.