Sunday, 16 July 2017

HONG KONG: Whisky Live The World Whisky Festival Is Set For September 3

The world’s biggest Whisky Festival ‘Whisky Live’ will be in Hong Kong September 3.

Whisky Live Hong Kong 2017, organized in conjunction with Whisky Magazine, is set to begin ticket sales on 1 August for its one-day whisky celebration.

Whisky Live 2017 will be held at Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre (KITEC) on the 3rd of September 2017 from 1:30-9:30 pm. This occasion is a prime opportunity where whisky enthusiasts can mingle with world-renowned whisky makers, master blenders,brand ambassadors and drinkers!

The event will showcase more than 200 whiskies and offer master classes, concoctions from Hong Kong's premier mixologists, whisky and food pairings from renowned chefs, and a range of entertainment programs that feature a high-end lifestyle focus, including a stand up comedy performance, charity auction, and an art exhibition.

In hand with its partners, the event is designed to deliver unique experiences for participants. Highlights include the Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition and Glenfiddich Stand Up Comedy featuring Vivek Mahbubani, a bilingual Hong Kong comedian that starred in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2015.

Last year, 1,200 tickets of the debut edition of Whisky Live Hong Kong were sold out in less than a week as a result of strong support from local whisky lovers.

Whisky Live 2017 Hong Kong Programs:

- Whisky & Food Pairing Series

- Whisky Master Classes and Workshops

- Art Exhibition sponsored by Art Future

- Glenfiddich Stand Up Comedy featuring Vivek Mahbubani

- BACARDÍ Legacy Cocktail Booth at Whisky Live

- Whisky Charity Auction

- Tickets and Discounts:

Both Standard and VIP tickets are available. A complimentary Whisky Live Glencairn whisky glass will be included for each ticket purchased (Value: HK$180)

Standard Ticket -- Standard Price HK$380/person

Early - Bird Special HK$320/person#,

Early - Bird Group Ticket (Four or above) $280/person

Each ticket includes:

- General admission to the show with complimentary regular drams

- 3 Tasting Tokens (Value: HK$30@) for special drams

- Limited canapés.

VIP Ticket - Standard Price HK$980/person (Limited to 500 persons)

Early - Bird Special HK$880/person#,

Early - Bird Group Ticket (Four or above) HK$780/person#

Each ticket includes:

- General admission to the show with complimentary regular drams

- Access to the VIP Tasting Room

- 4 dream drams at VIP Tasting Room with the priority to order rare bottles at discounted prices

- 3 Tasting Tokens (Value: HK$30@) for special drams

#Early-Bird Ticket is only available until the 25th of August, 2017

*Additional Tasting Tokens for premium drams could be purchased at the cashier during the event. Number of Tokens required for sampling premium drams varies, depending on the whisky.

Event Details:

Event Date: 3rd September 2017 (Sunday)

Event Time: 13:30 to 21:30

Event Place: 6/F, Rotunda 3, Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre

Venue: 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong


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