Taste Whiskies from the key Whisky-producing regions of the world as you journey through the Festival: Scotland offers a variety of Single Malts and blends from Speyside, Islay, the Highlands, the Lowlands and Campbeltown. Strongly contrasting with Scotch, the American Whiskies and Bourbons prove the golden spirit’s capacity to offer something for everyone. Smooth Irish Whiskeys are often recommended to ease newcomers into enjoying Whisky, while South African whiskies stun both local and international visitors with complex flavour profiles befitting of the globally-recognised awards that they have received.

Expect innovation both in the products sampled, their packaging and the experiential platforms from which they’re presented – Whisky may be an age-old drink filled with heritage and promising status to aspirant drinkers; however, the multicultural diversity of the visitors to the Festival and the spectrum of age groups represented at the event are testament to its consistent reinvention.

Specialist hour-long Master Classes are also hosted separately to the main event where an impressive line-up of Global Ambassadors, Master Distillers and Keepers of the Quaich present in-depth tastings which often include Whiskies unavailable downstairs at the Festival. There are only 70 tickets available per session and these are snapped up quickly!

VIP Ticketholders have exclusive access to private lounges to network among like-minded individuals while regaining Festival stamina away. A delectable Deli Table is topped up throughout the evening and the real drawcard is the intimate tasting sessions hosted within the private lounges by Whisky Connoisseurs which never fail to delight clients and create an unforgettable experience.

All ticket prices include a complimentary tasting glass, a 440ml bottle of Consol Still Water and 15 tasting vouchers.

Where and when?

Sandton Convention Centre, Hall 1 8 - 10 November 2017


GENERAL ACCESS Includes entry to the Lifestyle stands and Deli from 17h00 and entry to the Festival Tasting Hall from 18h00; a complimentary tasting glass; a 440ml bottle of Consol Still Water and 16 Whisky tasting vouchers.
DESIGNATED DRIVER Includes entry to the Lifestyle stands and Deli from 17h00 and entry to the Festival Tasting Hall from 18h00 and a 440ml bottle of Consol Still Water. No tasting vouchers or glass are included as this ticket is intended for those who will drive their fellow festival-goers home at the end of the evening.
VIP GUESTS Includes entry to the VIP Lounge from 17h00 and entry to the Festival Tasting Hall from 18h00; a complimentary tasting glass; a 440ml bottle of Consol Still Water; 25 Whisky tasting vouchers; access to a private lounge; a selection of butler-served fare throughout the evening and a private bar inside the lounge.
Tickets go on sale at www.ticketpros.co.za from 1 October 2017:


Speak to Annelie Reynolds on 010 900 2025.

Social Responsibility

Whisky Live promotes responsible drinking. No Under 18s.

All guests are supplied with a 440ml Consol Still Water at all Whisky Live events.

Whisky Live partners with Uber and One For The Road to ensure that guests get home safely.

Whisky Live partners with Alcohol Breathalysers, UBER and 1 For The Road to all guests of the Whisky Live Celebrations and the Whisky Live Festival.

Designated Driver tickets offer entry into the event and a 440ml Consol Still Water but no tasting vouchers. These tickets are sold at reduced rates for the designated drivers in the group who can then drive their friends home safely.

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