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Consols First Time Pop-up Shop at Whisky Live
Its Good - Its in GLASS!
Stilnovisti at Whisky & Spirits live
Once in a lifetime experience to taste!
Getting home Safely from Whisky & Spirits Live
Get out of the City...
We Welcome Georgie Bell to the Festival
Meet up with Georgie Bell and explore the world of Bacardi’s fine whiskies
Gauteng Toursim at Whisky & Spirits Live
The official destination marketing organisation of Gauteng
IBC & WWA at Whisky & Spirits Live
The Independent bottlers Challenge
Exhibitors at Whisky & Spirits Live 2018
Brands and Expressions available at this years Festival
Haig Club Clubman at Whisky & Spirits Live
Make your own Rules!
Johnnie Walker returns to Whisky & Spirits Live
Visit the Gin Garden at Whisky & Spirits Live
Let the Journey be-Gin...
THE Glenlivets New Brand Ambassdor at Whisky & Spirits Live
Welcome Marco Vandeput!
Sugarbird Gin at Whisky & Spirits Live
Cape Fynbos Gin
Master Classes at Whisky & Spirits Live 2018
Meet Master Distillers, Global Brand Ambassadors and a range of Industry Experts
Win with Tanqueray and 702!
A Tanqueray Hamper worth R2000 and 2 x V.I.P Tickets up for grabs!
Join the Rum Revolution with Whistler Rum at Whisky & Spirits Live
A New Rum - African Style!
Get your GEEK on with Ginologist at Whisky & Spirits Live
Where Science Meets Good Taste!
Cure your Curiosity with Blind Tiger and Whisky & Spirits Live
Small Batch Gin straight out of Kwa-Zulu Natal!
Beautiful Bourbon at Whisky & Spirits Live!
Buffalo Trace, Sazerac Rye, Blanton’s Single Barrel and Eagle Rare to name a few!
Award Wining Cruxland returns to Whisky & Spirits Live!
The world's first truffle-infused gin, made right here in South Africa.
Join The Quiet Man at Whisky & Spirits Live
Savour the golden moments with this legendary Irish Whiskey.
Discover Shackleton at Whisky & Spirits Live
Best enjoyed over ice!
The Dalmore Returns to Whisky Live!
The Dalmore has always set the highest standards in whisky craftsmanship.
WIN a V.I.P Experience with Whisky & Spirits Live and 702!
The Experience is Priceless...
Kamiki at Whisky & Spirits Live 2018
Kamiki Is The The First Whisky Brand In The World With Japanese Cedar Cask Finish!
We Welcome Six Dogs Blue Gin to Whisky & Spirits Live!
Created by Passion. One Batch At a Time.
Get a taste of Kavalan at Whisky & Spirits Live 2018
Pioneer of Taiwanese Whisky
Finery Gin to Debut at Whisky & Spirits Live 2018
Yes, We DO drink PINK drinks, DAVE!
Newly - launched Bannermans Joins Whisky & Spirits Live!
Independently-made, beautifully-crafted Scotch Whisky
TICKETS ON SALE | Whisky & Spirits Live Festival Sandton - 31 Oct - 2 Nov 2018
Tickets for the LARGEST Whisky & Spirits Festival are now available online!
SAVE THE DATE ~ Whisky & Spirits Live Festival 2018
The annual Whisky & Spirits Live Festival is on from 31 Oct - 2 Nov at the Sandton Convention Centre
One Day to Go Till Whisky Live #Durban!
Whisky Live Durban kicks off tomorrow 21 June...
Whisky Live Heads to Durban 21 - 23 June
Durban get ready, Whisky Live will be in Town from 21 - 23 June at the Sun Park - Sibaya Casino.
Pretoria Are You Ready?
On from 17 – 19 May at Menlyn Park Shopping Centre Level 5 parkade - Yellow
Whisky Live heads to Pretoria
The Pretoria Whisky Live Celebration kicks off from 17 – 19 May at Menlyn Park Shopping Centre.
Six Easy Ways to Cook with Whisky
#InternationalWhiskyDay was first announced in 2008 and falls on the 27th of March each year.
Food & Whisky pairings for #InternationalWhiskyDay
We have chosen 5 #Whiskies to inspire you on your Whisky Pairing journey!
2018 Whisky Live Pretoria and Durban Celebration Dates Confirmed
17 – 19 May @ Menlyn Park Shopping Center | 21 – 23 June @ Sibaya Casino
Whisky Live heads to Cape Town
12 - 14 April | The Lookout V&A Waterfront | Tickets from R210 on sale now
Diageo's World Class Cocktail Week launches
Diageo Reserves launches World Cocktail Week - read more to see which top bars are participating
Immersive Experiences with Johnnie Walker®
Tastings with Ewan Gunn, Global Ambassador for Johnnie Walker®, mixologists & a pop-up container...
Everything you need to live the Whisky Lifestyle
Beat the crowds by arriving at 17h00 and browsing the Lifestyle stands until the tasting hall opens
This year’s Mouth-watering Selection from the IBC
Every year, the Independent Bottler's Challenge (IBC) send us a selection for sampling...
For the love of the Irish: the Irish Whiskey Boom in South Africa
What is driving the exponential growth of Irish whiskey?
Meet David Roussier of Armorik
Q & A with David Roussier, CEO of Armorik Distillery
Whisky & Spirits Live brings you SA’s one and only Old Town Gin
An 11-botanical Old Tom-style gin.
Meet Tullamore D.E.W's John Quinn
Q & A with John Quinn, the International Brand Ambassador for Tullamore D.E.W
South Africa’s Blind Tiger Gin wins International Gold not once, but twice!
Blind Tiger Gin is an exotic blend of coriander, angelica root, savory and juniper berries.
Whisky & Spirits Live’s choice of the top 6 cocktails to sip this festive season
Whisky & Spirits Live’s choice of the top 6 cocktails to sip this festive season.
Local Gin lands four awards at the American Distilling Institute’s Craft Spirits Competition
Ginifer and Westcliff Gin are both copper distilled and take four days to make.
Pogues at Whisky & Spirits Live 2017
The Pogues Irish Whiskey will be making it's way to Whiskey & Spirits Live
The House of Walker set to marvel at Whisky & Spirits Live
Patrons are invited to discover the masterful blend that is Johnnie Walker
Kentucky Straight Bourbons debut at Whisky & Spirits Live
What is the difference between Bourbon and Whisky?
Master Classes at this year’s Whisky & Spirits Live
This year’s Whisky & Spirits Live has attracted the highest number of international whisky masters.
Woman in Whisky
Q&A with Shauna Jennens, Ambassador for The Dalmore
A Taste of True Scotch
The first and oldest bottled blended Whisky
Award-winning anCnoc joins Whisky & Spirits Live
The 35 Year Old and anCnoc’s peaty travel retail expression ‘Barrow’ will be on show!
Whisky & Spirits Live launches in Sandton
8 - 10 November | Sandton Convention Centre | Tickets from R240 on sale now
A Degree in Whisky? Sign us up!
Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) launches a BSc degree for future brewers and distillers
Cocktail of the month: the Irish Legend
With ingredients like rosemary, apple, lemon, lime & blackberry, enjoy a cocktail of mythical depth
Visit the home of Grey Hawk Gin
The Qualito Craft Distillery is fast becoming the number one destination on Route 71
Introducing John Dewars and Sons Fine Whisky Emporium
Stand a chance to win the full range of John Dewars and Sons Fine Whisky Emporium worth R5 000!
New Look for Bain's Cape Mountain Whisky
Find out more about the new, sleek label which is a true reflection of the SA brand's innovation
Whisky & Spirits Live welcomes Whitley Neill Gin
A gin inspired by Africa? We're listening...
Diageo's World Class to shake things up at Whisky & Spirits Live
Globally acclaimed mixology programme brings an unparalleled experience to this year's event
Pretoria, that’s a Wrap!
See if our photographer snapped you in action at Whisky Live in Pretoria!
What's in store at Whisky Live, Durban?
Whisky Live visits The Wavehouse at Gateway from 1 - 3 June - here's what you can expect
If you're after a Good Story, here's a Small Tail
Unbeknown to many, there are several lesser-known body part afflictions that affect people of whisky
The curious case of Daniel E. Williams
Read on to learn more about Tullamore D.E.W’s legendary patron
Whisky in SA - Facts and Figures
Read on for 10 facts to help you sound knowledgeable about Whisky!
The Macallan at Whisky Live Durban
Read on for what to expect
Meet The Glenlivet's Peter Methven
Meet The Glenlivet Brand Ambassador, Peter Methven, at Whisky Live in Durban
Meet the Jack Daniel's Family
Jack honours the real-life folks from Lynchburg who make Jack, Jack
Introducing John Dewar and Sons Fine Whisky Emporium
Read how it all began and what to expect from this range of fine drams
Glen Grant: Single Malt as it should be
The 10 Year Old has won the Whisky Bible Single Malt of the Year in its age category for 5 years
Taste a 15 Year Old Grain not yet Bottled!
Taste a whisky not yet released and one of the oldest to date launched by a brand
Cape Town, that's a Wrap!
See if our photographer snapped you in action at Whisky Live in Cape Town!
WIN with The Pogues & West Cork Irish Whiskies
Stand a chance to win 1 of 2 sets of award-winning Irish Whiskies from West Cork Whiskies
Scottish Leader shows a New Perspective with Dennis Chuene
Watch a great video collaboration between the creative genius Vernac Designer and Scottish Leader
Personalised Johnnie Walker labels at Whisky Live
Use a the app to create and print a personalised Johnnie Walker label at Whisky Live
Crafted Cocktails at Whisky Live
Taste the nostalgia of yesteryear in whisky-inspired cocktails at Whisky Live
Watch Pierre Meintjes' Top Tips for Tasting your Favourite Tipple
Here are some tips for tasting the next delicious dram from SA's Mr Whisky, Pierre Meintjes
Consol Mixology at Whisky Live
Complimentary cocktail anyone?
3 Interesting Facts about Monkey Shoulder
It’s time to say “No!” to the ordinary, to the mundane, to the banal.
Glen Grant 18 Year Old Scotch Whisky of the Year
Glen Grant’s new range of aged single malt Scotch whiskies continues to turn heads
Your chance to WIN a bottle of The Macallan Rare Cask
Macallan fans, have you discovered Rare Cask yet?
Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with Tullamore D.E.W
Celebrate in style with the finest family of Irish Whiskey Spirits
Black Bottle Steampunk shot machine at Orphanage Cocktail Emporium
For the first time ever, the Black Bottle steampunk shot machine has found a new home in Cape Town
Cape Town, Pretoria and Durbs are you ready?
Whisky Live heads to the mother city for the first Whisky Live Celebration of 2017
Dates to Diarise: Whisky Live Celebrations
Get out your phones and pop these important 2017 dates into your calendar.
Owen O’Rielly talks SIP Exclusive and Diageo’s World Class
Owen O’Reilly came top of the CT regional prelims for Diageo's World Class Competition.
WIN with Old Pulteney and AnCnoc
This month we’re giving away two prizes for TWO lucky winners.
How does Jim Murray choose the World Whisky of the Year?
We pulled 5 interesting facts from the interview for our readers
Diageo invests 25m Euros in Irish Whiskey Distillery
Diageo PLC is investing 25 million euros in a new distillery.
Pernod-Ricard Invests €10.5 million into Irish Whiskey distillery
Pernod-Ricard is investing €10.5 million into Midleton, its Irish Whiskey distillery in Cork.
Chivas Regal: The Venture III SA Winner Announced
Over 300 million people in sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to safe drinking water...
The Glenlivet unveils its first Peated Whisky since the 19th Century
The release of The Glenlivet Nàdurra Peated Whisky Cask Finish in South Africa.
International Beverage celebrates Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whisky Scotland award
International Beverage is celebrating a momentous win
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