Warsaw 2015

Warsaw officially joined the Whisky Live family. The Whisky Live Warsaw will take place on 10h and 11th of October 2015 and will present globally recognized players in the whisky industry. The first such show in Poland which will allow whisky makers from all over the world to get the public's attention, reflects the trends of the Polish alcohol market. The first edition of the festival (named then Warsaw Whisky Fest) took place on 25th and 26th of October 2014 and was attended by nearly 1,500 guests and 30 exhibitors who presented over 300 different whiskies. For further information visit website http://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=pl&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.whiskylivewarsaw.com%2Fpl%2F2015%2Faktualnosci&sandbox=1

 

List of Master Classes: 

1.   Diageo Whisky on the finish - Master Class

Love or hate, sometimes indifference, that’s how whisky aficionados feel about whisky finishing. Some feel the finish brings new exciting dimensions to their favorite malt, others see it as a cynical trick, masking the true character of whisky. Nevertheless the character of single malts is certainly enhanced in a marriage with a carefully chosen cask. The aim of the Distillers Editions range was to create new expressions, but to remain faithful to their core character, so each of them spends an optimum time in a different secondary cask. The full bodied Pedro Ximenez for Lagavulin, Amoroso- sweetened Oloroso style for Talisker, Caol Ila with the combined effect of Moscatel cask, Montilla Fino for Oban and finally, Amontillado for Glenkinchie.

date:
Sunday, 11th October 2015

time: 

2:30 - 4.00 pm

price: £18

 

2.   Douglas Laing - great expedition to hidden treasures

Jan Beckers – Douglas Laing’s Global Malt Ambassador – will take you through a selection of their Single Cask expressions of Single Malt and Single Grain Scotch Whisky. This is a rare opportunity to taste these limited releases from well-known distilleries as well as hidden gems.

date:
Saturday, 10th October 2015

time:
2:30 - 4.00 pm

price: £18

 

3.   Glengoyne – a valley of secrets

We invite you to come and learn the secrets of the Glengoyne Way: from the uncompromising nature of our distillation process through to the utilization of the finest sherry (and sometimes a splash of bourbon) casks to create a distinctive and unique taste for each expression. You will learn how each product can taste so different yet still be so distinctively Glengoyne: 10YO, 15YO, 18YO, 21YO & Cask Strength.

date:
Sunday, 11th October 2015

time:
12:30 – 2 pm

price: £18

 

4.   Scotch Malt Whisky Society – Peated Party

In our journey to Islay, we will be accompanied by five editions of Single Cask. The total number of each of these versions is not greater than a couple of hundreds bottles produced from one cask. We will have around 20-year-old versions and will play with smoky, oily aromas with noticeable seafood notes. Our guide will be Stephen Swinney from Scotch Malt Whisky Society Poland.

date:
Sunday, 11th October 2015

time:
2:30 – 4 pm

price: £18

 

5.   Kavalan Cask Strenght for the first time in Poland!

In our travels around the world of whisky, Taiwan remains one of the most important destinations. According to World Whisky Awards, the best whiskies in the world are made here, in the tropical climate of Taiwan. This exceptional Masterclass session is a unique opportunity to learn about the new babies of Kavalan, matured in four different wine casks (Sherry Pedro Ximenez, Sherry Amontillado, Sherry Manzanilla and Moscatel). The new arrivals will be presented by the Master Blender – Ian Chang.

date:
Saturday, 10th October 2015

time:
2:30 – 4 pm

price: £18

 

6.   Glenfarclas – let us take you on a journey through decades!

Welcome to Speyside – a region which seduces with its sweet aroma. Along with the Glenfarclas company, a proud representative of this region, we would like to invite you to a presentation of varieties from 5 different decades. We will start our meeting with four versions of Single Cask (’67, ’78, ’82, ’90) and finish with a limited edition of Single Malt under the name 511/19. We will have a chance to check how a distilled spirit from the same source changes depending on the year in which it is bottled. Does age matter in this case? We will learn that very soon!

date:
Saturday, 10th October 2015

time:
12:30 – 2 pm

price: £36

 

List of confirmed exhibitors:

 

Scotch: Bowmore, Auchentoshan, Glen Garioch, , Glenfarclas, Glengoyne, Tullibardine, Bunnahabhain, Deanston, Black Bottle, Ardbeg, Glenmorangie, Glenlivet, Aberlour, Lagavulin, Talisker, Oban, Singleton, Caol Ila, Mortlach, Tamdhu, Benriach, Glendronach, Glenrothes, Balvenie, Glenfiddich, Highland Park, Tomatin, Dalmore and Jura.

Independents: Douglas Laing, Duncan Taylor, Wemyss, Angus Dundee, Malts of Scotland, Cadenhead’s, Chapter 7 , SMWS , Compass Box , Matisse

from Scotland

 

Teeling from Ireland

 

Mackmyra and Box from Sweden

 

Eddu and Armorik from France

 

Floki from Iceland

 

Kyro from Finland

 

Kavalan from Taiwan

 

Amrut from India

 

Hellyer’s Road from Australia

 

Yamazaki, Hakushu, Hibiki from Japan

 

Ezra Brooks, Ole Smoky, Rebel Yell, Buffalo Trace, Blantons, Sazerac from US

 

Lakes and Old St Andrews from England

 

Penderyn from Wales

 

OHD from Norway


Craigellachie, Aultmore, Aberfeldy, Laphroaig, Ardmore from Scotland and Jim Beam from US

 

Additionally other spirits: Leopold Raffin , Comandon and Bowen & Chabasse cognacs

Chabot Armagnac

Pere Magloire and Pere Laize calvados

Botucal and Ron Cubay rums

Roberto Cavalli vodka

Joseph Perrier champagne

Casa Silva wines from Chile

 

 

Just in case : one day ticket costs €16 or £12

Two days ticket is: €23 or £17

 

At the entrance tickets will be slightly more expensive – 15%

 

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