Celebrating 21 Years of Whisky Excellence

In celebration of our 21-year legacy, Whisky Live is thrilled to invite you back to the Whisky Live Festival – an event that pays homage to the enchanting World of Whisky.

Taking a deep dive into our rich heritage since 2002, we are honing in on the mystique and allure that surrounds this timeless golden liquid.

Gear up for an immersive journey that weaves fascinating tales, unmatched tastings, and indelible moments into a tapestry of pure taste delight.

Embark on a 
Whisky-Lover’s
Paradise

Dive headlong into an ocean of flavours at the Whisky Live Festival. With a staggering showcase of over 200 whiskies, we offer you a passport to a haven reserved solely for whisky. Our carefully curated collection spans rare gems to time-honoured favourites, representing the crème de la crème of whiskies, promising an unforgettable odyssey for your palate.

Shop at Your
Fingertips

In sync with the pulse of the digital era, our show uncorks a groundbreaking e-commerce avenue. Brands have the autonomy to steer their own sales, offering you the liberty to unearth and secure your favoured whiskies effortlessly. Moreover, in collaboration with The Whisky Shop, we are offering streamlined delivery options, including the luxury of direct delivery to your doorstep or the convenience of pick up at the exit from our onsite whisky shop.

Unveiling Our
New Venue:
The Firs, Rosebank 

Relish the Whisky Live Festival ensconced in the opulence of The Firs, nestled in the heart of Johannesburg’s bustling Rosebank suburb. This chic destination interlaces a rich tapestry of experiences, encompassing shopping, fine dining and work. The Firs’ exclusive restaurant piazza serves an exquisite blend of indoor and outdoor culinary experiences, while the array of retail outlets offers a tantalising shopping spree. Complemented by state-of-the-art offices, a grandiose triple-volume office lobby, and easily accessible underground parking, The Firs marries grandeur with functionality.

Don’t Miss Out! Secure your spot today and embark on an adventure that promises to linger long after the last drop!

Tickets are selling fast, and you wouldn’t want to miss this golden opportunity.

Don’t Miss Out! Secure your spot today and embark on an adventure that promises to linger long after the last drop!

Tickets are selling fast, and you wouldn’t want to miss this golden opportunity.

Event Details & Days

1 November
Wednesday
15:00 – 17:00

Trade & Media Only

1 November
Wednesday
18:00 – 22:00

Public

2 November
Thursday
18:00 – 22:00

Public

3 November
Friday
18:00 – 22:00

Public

General Access Ticket Price
R495 (incl. VAT)

Master Classes

“Whisky Live, the benchmark for spirit globally, the innovator”

– David Broom

Join Dave Broom for an extraordinary whisky education experience in our International Master Class. Hosted by the whisky guru himself, these exclusive sessions have a limited capacity of 60 people and take place daily from 17h30 to 18h30. With only three classes during the event, one per day, space is limited, so book your spot early to avoid disappointment.

The ticket price for this exceptional opportunity is R645, including VAT.

We are thrilled to announce that world-renowned Dave Broom will grace the Whisky Live Festival 2023 as our esteemed guest and host of our highly rated Master Classes. 

Discover the whisky world through the eyes of an extraordinary expert, Dave Broom. With over 30 years of industry experience, Dave is an accomplished whisky author, renowned journalist, and recipient of prestigious awards such as the Fortnum & Mason Drinks Writer of the Year and IWSC Communicator of the Year. His books, including “The World Atlas of Whisky” and “Whisky: The Manual,” have become must-have resources for whisky enthusiasts worldwide. As a trusted contributor to publications like Whisky Magazine and a judge in numerous whisky competitions, Dave’s expertise is unrivaled. He has explored whisky regions across the globe, immersing himself in Scotland, Japan, and the United States, developing an intimate understanding of the craft of whisky making. Known for his ability to demystify complex technicalities, Dave’s captivating storytelling makes whisky accessible to all, whether you’re a novice or an expert. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from the best. 

Amazing Partners & Brands on Show

Get ready to explore an extensive lineup of renowned whisky brands at the Whisky Live Festival. Some of the brands you can expect include:

Brands

Partners

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