Johannesburg '12

Showcasing more than 180 local and international whiskies, a choice of liqueurs, a host of new releases to the South African market, as well as a range of luxury lifestyle products, the festival continues to highlight how important South Africa is as a whisky destination and a rapidly-growing market for the spirit worldwide.

Master Distiller, Dennis Malcolm of Glen Grant will be hosting two workshops per evening, taking you through an interactive informal workshop understanding the significance of copper stills in the whisky distillation process.

Global Ambassadors from The Macallan return to demonstrate the importance of wood in The Macallan Maturation Zone, which will provide visitors with a fascinating insight into the affect wood has on the colour and flavours of The Macallan range.

The team from Schweppes and LiquidChefs will also be returning with a bigger and more flamboyant whisky cocktail making area challenging consumers to rustle up their own whisky cocktail creations. Three workshops will be hosted each evening. 

Now in its eighth year, The FNB Whisky Live Festival has grown into the largest whisky and lifestyle event of its kind, attracting more visitors and brands than any other whisky festival globally.

And the organisers have promised that 2012's show – which runs from Thursday 1st - Friday 2nd November in Cape Town and  Wednesday 7th - Friday 9th November in Johannesburg – will be bigger and better with more to taste, see and do.


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