13th Annual Whiskies of the World Expo & Artisanal Spirits Expo

Coming up on Saturday, March 31st is the first of the three big whisky shows that take place in San Francisco. This years Whiskies of the World Expo will again be a floating affair aboard the San Francisco Belle and will feature four decks worth of whisky, whiskey, and other assorted boozes, master classes and seminars, the prerequisite sumptuous buffet, and a cigar friendly top deck. Last year’s show was a great time and this year’s should again prove to be a great opportunity to sample A LOT whiskies and other spirits from around the globe.

13th Annual Whiskies of the World Expo & Artisanal Spirits Expo
San Francisco Belle Hornblower Yacht
Pier 3, Embarcadero @ Washington Street, San Francisco
Tickets are $110 General Admission and are available here!
(VIP & Dram Club tix are sold out)
 
Pour list here…

Seminar list here…

Here’s the official verbage from the event as well as a list of Whiskies of the World Expo sponsored events happening that week:

“The Whiskies of the World Expo gathers the world’s most fascinating distilled spirits along with their makers and ambassadors to give its guests an opportunity to sample, learn and experience a night of delicious spirited fun. By popular demand, the 13th WoW Expo will be back on the San Francisco Belle Yacht (docked), with its three ballroom-size tasting decks, and an open roof Whisky & Cigar Pairing deck. Come on March, 31th to enjoy myriad of distinct whiskies; a full buffet dinner; meeting and learning from the world’s spirits producers; a live Pipe and Drum Concert; whisky mixology; artisanal food pairings with exclusive whiskies;  live jazz and more. Learn, celebrate, experience!”

Thursday, March 29, 1:30pm : Anchor Brewery and Distillery Tour and Tasting: For WoW week we have arranged a special tour of the Anchor Brewery. Special just for us, we will get to peek at the Distillery, along with some nosing and tasting. Home to Old Potrero and Junipero Gin to name a couple of the spirits crafted there. (send email to anchor@whiskiesoftheworld.com to reserve a spot)

Thursday, March 29, 6:00pm : City Club SF Dinner: Isle of Arran (Euan Mitchell), Kilchoman (Anthony Wills) Our popular Thursday night dinner will bring two fantastic Whisky innovators and flights of whisky that are not readily available at your normal whisky shop. http://whiskeysoftheworld.eventbrite.com  (email me with subject “City Club Discount” doug@whiskiesoftheworld.com me for the WoW $30 discount code)

Friday, March 30, 6:30pm: Dram Club Party: Fisherman’s Wharf Elegant Speakeasy. For our Dram Club members we have the much-anticipated Dram Club Party. A relaxed atmosphere to mingle with Brand Ambassadors and sample some great whiskies from Masterson’s Rye, Prichard’s Distillery, Four Roses, Wild Geese Irish Soldiers & Heroes, Douglas Laing, Glenmorangie, Ardbeg … (Registration: Must be a Dram Club Members)

Saturday March 31, 9:00pm: After Party at The Cigar Bar & Grill: For those who were responsible nosers and tasters, we expect it to be all of you, we have arranged an after party where you can relax and swallow a few sips. No cover for 1st 100 with WoW wristbands. Drinks and Cigar Specials. (send an email to cigarbar@whiskiesoftheworld.com if you plan to attend. A reservation is not required. We just want to estimate how many to plan for.)

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