HOUSTON, Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Whiskies of the World will stage encore engagements of its world-class spirits showcases in both Austin and Houston of what promises to be the finest tasting, toasting and teaching events of its kind in the southwest.
On September 29, 2016 at Austin's Four Seasons Hotel, and in the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Houston on Saturday, October 1, 2016, Whiskies of the World will connect whisky lovers to the craftsmen, distillers, distributors, retailers, restaurants and bars who bring these classic spirits to consumers. Over 100 such exhibitors are expected to present their wares for sampling to Whiskies of the World patrons in both cities.
"We're bringing an enormous variety of spirits to these shows," observes Douglas Smith, Event Director for Whiskies of the World. "People can explore new flavors along with their favorites and interact with the people that bring them to life. Getting up close and personal with the finest whiskies in the world and their ambassadors is a fabulous way to spend a few hours!"
The list of distilleries scheduled to be on hand currently includes but is not limited to: 8 Seconds, Alberta Rye, Alexander Murray, Ardbeg, Arran, Auchentoshan, The Balvenie, Basil Hayden's, Bowmore, Breckenridge, Buck, Caol Ila, Clyde May's Whiskey, Corsair, Cu Bocan, Cutty Sark, Dalwhinnie, The Famous Grouse, Glen Garioch, Glen Grant, Glenfiddich, Glenmorangie, High West, Highland Park, James Oliver, Kilchoman, Knob Creek, Lagavulin, Laphroaig, The Macallan, Maker's Mark, Michter's, Monkey Shoulder, Oban, Old Forester, Old Pulteney, Russell's Reserve, Singleton, Speyburn, Talisker, Tamdhu, TOMATIN, Tullamore DEW, Tyrconnell, Uisce Beatha, Wathen's Bourbon and Woodford Reserve; additions made weekly.
Adding to the stature of the gathering, an array of spirits industry luminaries will host masterclasses and VIP tasting events, including Jonathan Wingo of The Balvenie, David Blackmore of Glenmorangie, David Perkins of High West Distillery, Bruce Russell of Russell's Reserve and more to be announced soon.
For exhibitor information, email Douglas Smith at Douglas.Smith@iwscgroup.com.
About Whiskies of the World LLC: Whiskies of the World LLC, an IWSC Group North America event, began in San Francisco, CA in 1998. Under the direction of whisky aficionado and event director Douglas Smith, who joined in 2010, the event has expanded into Texas and Georgia. The IWSC Group is a global leader of alcoholic beverage events, including the prestigious International Wine & Spirit Competition. IWSC Group North America was launched in 2015 and currently includes the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, Spirits of the Americas, Spirits of Mexico and Whiskies of the World. The most recent addition to this impressive portfolio is the Sugar Land Wine and Food Affair, in Sugar Land, Texas.
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