South Africa

Whisky Live is the international celebration of whisky, bringing all the whiskies of the world together under one roof. Whisky Live prides itself on bringing together the finest whiskies, great food and a range of education and entertainment to make learning about whisky both fun and stimulating.  Whether you are a whisky enthusiast an uninitiated newcomer or just looking for a day out that offers you something different Whisky Live has something for everyone

Whisky Live gives you the unique opportunity to sample the greatest whiskies in the world, whilst mingling with the producers and distillers, marketers and visitor centre staff, all under one roof. In addition to learning about the world of whisky, you will be able to sample rare and sought-after whiskies and meet the stars of the industry.

Each event has its own local flavour and provides the greatest insight into this greatest of spirits. With great food, masterclasses and much more, Whisky Live is a great day out and a memorable experience.

Upcoming Whisky Live Events in South Africa

Jo'burg 2014

Sandton Convention Centre

12th Nov to 14th Nov 2014

The FNB Whisky Live Festival raises spirits in Sandton

The FNB Whisky Live Festival has been bringing the spirit of whisky to Johannesburg for 13 years!


Book Tickets

Whisky Live Cape Town 2010 Review


Capetonians flocked to the largest & liveliest whisky festival in the world – the FNB Whisky Live Festival held in association with the Cape Times - in their droves, registering an increased growth in its attendance base of 21% on last year. Close on 8 000 people visited the CTICC from 3-5 November, an increase of 1 450 on 2009.

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Whisky Live Johannesburg 2010 Review

 FNB Whisky Live Festival 2010 sees record attendance

Year eight of the FNB Whisky Live Festival, which took place from 3 – 5 November 2010 in Cape Town and 10 – 12 November in Johannesburg, has cemented the festival’s reputation of being the largest, liveliest and most entertaining whisky event of its kind in the world.

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Whisky Live Cape Town 2012 Review

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Whisky Live Durban 2012 Review

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Whisky Live Johannesburg '12 Review

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Whisky Live Soweto 2013 Review

2013 marked the 11th anniversary of the FNB Whisky Live Festival. Showcasing whiskies from all around the world, the FNB Whisky Live Festival has grown into the largest, liveliest whisky and lifestyle event of its kind, attracting more visitors and brands than any other whisky festival – globally.

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Whisky Live Johannesburg 13 Review

Now in it’s 11th year the annual FNB Whisky Live Festival, was staged in South Africa from 6 – 8 November 2013. Providing an ideal platform for whisky marketeers to test the African market, the world’s largest, liveliest and most exciting festival announces a new innovation: the Whisky Showroom.

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Whisky Live Soweto 2014 Review

The FNB Whisky Live Showroom is set to WOW Soweto A boutique-style tasting event to share the spirit of whisky  

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Exhibit at the show


Want to exhibit your brands at Whisky Live? Visit the Trade section for more information.
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Trade Enquiries

Famous Distillers will take you through some of the rarest most sought after flavours.
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Whisky Live Stage

Whisky Live Stage

Showcasing the world’s finest whisky cocktails, live talks & musical entertainment.
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