Awards & Events

Whisky Live

Whisky Live Sandton, Wednesday 12 – Friday 14 November
By Rupert Wheeler
The FNB Whisky Live Festival will again bring the wonderful world of whisky to Johannesburg at the Sandton Convention from 12 - 14 November 2014, giving fans of the dram and those that are curious about the amber spirit the opportunity to sample expressions sourced from all over the world. Tickets can be purchased online at from 1 October 2014, and range from R195 for general admission if pre-purchased online, to R750 for VIP access. All ticket prices include a complimentary tasting glass, a 2015 SA Whisky Handbook, a 500ml bottle of Valpré Spring Water and 15 tasting vouchers.

Whisky Live The Hague, Friday 14 - Sunday 16 November

The oldest and biggest whisky event in The Netherlands. The majority of importers and distributors of whisky are present in the church "De Grote Kerk", representing hundreds of whisky brands ready for you to taste. Enjoy whisky Masterclasses, the American Saloon, whisky cocktails, Whisky Trails, whisky books and meet whisky distillers, writers and other whisky celebrities who are present. Please book in advance as the event has been sold out the last 5 years. Reservations and information:

Whisky Live London, Friday 20 - Saturday 21 March 2015

Following a sell-out show in 2014, the world's premier whisky tasting show is returning to the The Honourable Artillery Company. This historic 18th Century mansion, set in six acres, provides a truly memorable backdrop to a great whisky experience. The show has something to offer everyone whether a whisky enthusiast, a newcomer, or just seeking a day out at a fantastic event. You will be able to mingle with producers, distillers, independent bottlers and brand ambassadors, and the sheer range of whisky on show will challenge even the most determined taster. With fine food, live entertainment and the most stunning setting, Whisky Live London offers two days of truly memorable experiences. Visit for full booking details.