Whiskies of the World


Over 100 Expressions to Exhibit at 11th Annual Show

San Francisco, CA, February 8, 2010: The Whiskies of the World Expo and Artisanal Spirits Fest today released the exciting line up of brands participating at this year’s event which will be held on Saturday, March 27, 2010, at The Hotel Nikko.

Now in its 11 th year, the Whiskies of the World Expo & Artisanal Spirits Fest 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 the art of whisky. A San Francisco favorite, the Expo is adding new and exciting details to the evening to make sure that this is the event of the year.

From the biggest brand names to rare and exclusive expressions, there will be a spirit to suit everyone’s taste. In addition to incredible spirits from every corner of the world, the Expo will also feature seminars conducted by world famous Master Distillers and Brand Ambassadors. Among those giving seminars are:

David Mays & Simon Brooking, Beam Global, “The Great Whiskey Debate”

Joe Michalek, Piedmont Distillers, “Moonshine Renaissance”

Stephen Beal, Diageo, “Walking through the Regions of Scotland”

Richard Paterson, Whyte & Mackay, “The Dalmore”

Rick Edwards, Pernod Ricard, “The Glenlivet”

Guests will also enjoy a full buffet dinner, mixology demonstrations, Celtic crafts, chocolate and fudge pairings, live music and more, including some surprises.

VIP tickets cost $120 and General Admission tickets cost $110. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.whiskiesoftheworld.com.

Brands Exhibiting are:

8 Seconds Canadian Whisky Aberfeldy Scotch
Aberlour Scotch Aito Ruiz Whisky
Anchor Steam Beer Aqua Perfecta Liqueur
Archive XXV Year Old Scotch Ardbeg Scotch
Ardmore Traditional Cask Scotch Asyla Scotch
Baker’s Small Batch Bourbon Balcones Baby Blue Bourbon
Basil Hayden’s Small Batch Bourbon Booker’s Small Batch Bourbon
Bourye Whiskey Buck Bourbon
Buffalo Trace Bourbon Bulleit Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Bushmills Irish Whiskey Canadian Club Whisky
Caol Ila Scotch Cascade Mountain Gin
Catdaddy Carolina Moonshine Clynelish Scotch
Cofia Hazelnut Expresso Vodka Compass Box Whiskey
Cragganmore Scotch Crater Lake Vodka
Crispin’s Rose Liqueur Crown Royal Canadian Whisky
Dalwhinnie Scotch Dewars Scotch
Diamond 100 Vodka Dickel No. 12 Whisky
Eagle Rare Bourbon Fog’s End California Moonshine
Fog’s End Monterey Rye Genevieve Genever Style Gin
Germain-Robin Brandy Dry Fly Washington Dry Gin
Dry Fly Washington Wheat Vodka Dry Fly Whiskey
Glenkinchie Scotch Glenmorangie Scotch
Gordon & MacPhail Whiskies Hanger One Vodka
Hankey Bannister Scotch Hedonism Scotch
Hibiki 12 Year Old Whisky Isle of Jura Scotch
Isle of Skye Whisky Johnnie Walker Scotch
Junior Johnson’s Midnight Moon Junipero Gin
Knob Creek Small Batch Bourbon Lagavulin Scotch
Laphroaig Scotch Liberty Ale & Porter
Mackillop’s Choice Scotch Maison Surrenne Cognac
Maker’s Mark Bourbon Mazama Infused Pepper Vodka
Nadurra Scotch Oban Scotch
Old Potrero Whiskey Old Pulteney Scotch
High West Peach Vodka 7000’ Peat Monster Scotch
Prichard’s Fine Rum Prichard’s Sweet Lucy Bourbon Liqueur
Rendezvous Whiskey (ri)1
Rough Stock Montana Whiskey Sazerac Whiskey
Scapa Scotch Signatory Single Cask Whisky
Snake River Stampede Canadian Whisky Spice Tree Scotch
St. George Spirits Whiskey Stranahan’s Colorado Whisky
Suntory Single Malt Beer Talisker Scotch
Templeton Rye The Dalmore Scotch
The Glenlivet Scotch High West Silver Whiskey
The Singleton of Glendullan Scotch Tomintoul Scotch
Tuthilltown Hudson Whiskey Yamakazi Whisky

More about Whiskies of the World LLC

Whiskies of the World LLC is owned by the husband and wife team of Doug and Lana Smith. The first annual Whiskies of the World Expo was held in San Francisco in 1998. Since that time it has expanded to include the Artisanal Spirits Fest which celebrates the art of craft distilling.

For general information, contact:

Lana Smith
Event Manager
Phone: ( 408) 225-0446


Roseann Sessa
Savvy Drinks

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