Black Tot

Coffee & Rum with Black Tot Rum & Special Guests!

Starts at 11.30am

Join Black Tot Rum Global Ambassador, Mitch Wilson, for your morning coffee and rum chat. Got a question about rum? Here’s your chance to join us and ask! Throughout the week, Mitch will be joined by special guests from the rum industry for a rum chat and to answer your questions!

Benriach

Source of Flavour with Stewart Buchanan and Douglas Cook

Starts at 12.00pm

Black Tot

Rum 101 with Black Tot Rum!

Starts at 12.00pm

Join Black Tot Rum Global Ambassador, Mitch Wilson, for a daily download of rum knowledge. Over the course of the week we’ll be tackling some of the rum industry’s common misconceptions, and giving you the basics you need to start your rum journey. Each day there will be different topics and look out for some very special rum guests joining throughout the week! Today we’ll be looking at how rum is made, including the raw material, fermentation and distillation processes, and how they differ to those in the whisky world.

Chichibu

Live chat and the distillery tour from the Chichibu distillery #1-Yumi, Brand Amabssador and Soma, production dept.

Starts at 12.00pm

Powers

Single Pot Still - Live from the Irish Whiskey Academy

Starts at 12.00pm

Discussing and exploring all things of making Irish Whiskey from grain to glass

That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Boutique-y Far East Man

Starts at 12.00pm

Dave Worthington talks to Simon McGoram about Boutique-y Whisky in the Far East and Australasia

Flora & Fauna

The Flora & Fauna Whisky Session

Starts at 1.00pm

Join Colin Dunn and TJ Littlejohn (Diageo Whisky Ambassadors) for a virtual tasting of the current Flora & Fauna whisky range. Colin and TJ will be talking and tasting everything about these hidden gems

Isle of Arran Distillers

Lagg Shieling Café’ New Menu paired with Lagg Distillery Exclusives Whiskies & New Make – hosted by Senior Tour Guide Katie Morrison & Sales Manager David Ferguson

Starts at 1.00pm

The Shieling, our beautiful upstairs Café, has just come up with a brand-new menu in which all dishes are paired with heavily peated Distillery Exclusives Whiskies & New Make. Join Sales Manager David Ferguson & Senior Tour Guide Katie Morrison as they taste the perfectly matched drams & small plates and talk about what goes on at Lagg Distillery.

Elixir Distillers

It’s All Fun & Games ‘Til Someone Bottles A Whisky…

Starts at 1.00pm

The trials and tribulations of an independent bottler! Join Ollie Chilton & Julie Hamilton and explore the Elixir Distillers tasting pack.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Boutique-y Afternoon Tea

Starts at 2.00pm

Take a break with Boutique-y Dave and Dr Whisky as they play their silly whisky games and give you the chance to win prizes!

Waterford

In the Lab with Waterford Head Distiller Ned Gahan

Starts at 2.00pm

In the Lab with Waterford Head Distiller Ned Gahan

Amrut

Q&A with Amrut’s Head of Distillation, Ashok Chokalingam

Starts at 2.00pm

A regular and much-loved face at the Whisky Show in past years, come and chat with Ashok about the Amrut range and their new distillery.

Benriach

New Benriach portfolio tasting

Starts at 3.00pm

Join Stewart Buchanan to discover "A world of Flavour"

Buffalo Trace Distillery

History of the Buffalo Trace Distillery.

Starts at 4.00pm

Adam Sumner takes you through the history of the Buffalo Trace Distillery.

Elixir Distillers

MaltsterMind - Elixir Distillers Quiz

Starts at 4.00pm

Daily whisky quiz with a chance to win a bottle

The Whisky Exchange

The New Colour of Rum

Starts at 4.00pm

Why are bartenders and rum aficionado's getting so excited about White rum? Daniele Biondi and Angelo Casenna of Velier tell you why.

Glenturret

An insight into production at The Glenturret Distillery.

Starts at 5.00pm

A conversation with Ian Renwick, The Glenturret Distillery Manager.

Mount Gay

Mount Gay Rum: Meet the Master Blender

Starts at 5.00pm

Join Mount Gay’s Master Blender Trudiann Branker for a live Q&A with Global Brand Ambassador Miguel Smith, taking a closer look at the distillery’s brand new limited edition: The Port Cask Expression.

Talisker

Talisker - Live Q&A with Jason Clark, Talisker Brand Ambassador and Stefanie Anderson from Devils Advocat

Starts at 5.00pm

That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Beards, Blends and the Wild World of Whisky

Starts at 5.00pm

Join Head of Whisky at Atom Brands Sam Simmons and legendary whisky writer Dave Broom as they chat whisky, facial hair and everything in between.

The Glenrothes

Glenrothes Soleo Collection

Starts at 5.00pm

Join industry legends, Ronnie Cox as he tastes through The Glenrothes Soleo collection.

The Macallan

The Macallan Edition 6

Starts at 5.00pm

Learn about the inspiration behind the new The Macallan Edition 6, featuring Robert Mitchell, Ghillie at The Macallan Estate

Tobermory

Ledaig: an introduction into Tobermory’s peated expressions

Starts at 5.00pm

Olivier Maclean dives in to the world of Ledaig – Tobermory Distillery’s signature peated age statements: the 10yo and the 18yo expression.

The Whisky Exchange

Discover Scotland: Campbeltown

Starts at 5.30pm

Down from 30 distilleries at its height 100 years ago to just three today, what Campbeltown so iconic in the eyes of many whisky lovers – with Springbank's Grant MacPherson, Glen Scotia's Iain McAlister and TWE drinks ambassador Billy Abbott. 

The Whisky Exchange

The Good, The Bad & The Beautiful – Ambassadors We Love

Starts at 5.30pm

Have fun dramming around with our favourite whisky ambassadors: Georgie Bell, Stewart Buchanan and Colin Dunn.

Balblair

Live Q+A with Distillery Manager John MacDonald

Starts at 6.00pm

Join Balblair’s very own distillery manager John MacDonald for what promises to be captivating tasting of the full Balblair range along with a live Q+A session.

Buffalo Trace Distillery

Bourbon Legends Tasting Pack.

Starts at 6.00pm

Adam Sumner takes you through the Bourbon Legends Tasting Pack.

Chivas

Scotch vs Irish: Cocktails

Starts at 6.00pm

Two Ambassadors compete to decide which is best: Scotch Whisky or Irish Whiskey! Who walks away with the crown? You decide!

Glen Grant

A Conversation With Scotland’s Longest-Serving Distiller

Starts at 6.00pm

Join a discussion with Master Distiller Dennis Malcolm and Global Ambassador Robin Coupar, as they dive into The Glen Grant’s last 60 years

Redbreast

Live History of Redbreast, Gilbey’s and Midleton followed by live Q&A

Starts at 6.00pm

Looking back through the years of Redbreast from the beginning with W&A Gilbey and their relationship with Bow Street right through to the re-birth of Redbreast and The new Mildeton Distillery.

Sekforde

Add a mixer to my whisky? WTF! I bet Sekforde changes your mind

Starts at 6.00pm

Neat whisky rocks. But, neat doesn't always work. We need a way to drink whisky when everyone else is on a G&T. Hear how we made it happen.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Deck The Halls With Boutique-y Whisky

Starts at 6.00pm

Global Brand Ambassador, Dave Worthington reveals Boutique-y Whisky’s 2020 Advent Calendar and the best Boutique-y gifts to place under the tree this year.

Amrut, Elements of Islay & Michter’s

Higher or Lower; exploring the importance of ABV

Starts at 6.30pm

Join Nathan to explore how ABV affects flavour and texture in three pairs of whiskies; each pair is the same product bottled at two different ABVs.

The Whisky Exchange

Worming Around

Starts at 6.45pm

Ever wanted to know more about worm tubs? Well here is your chance to geek out and find out what these copper snakes do with whisky writer Dave Broom. 

Benriach

Source of Flavour with Stewart Buchanan and Douglas Cook

Starts at 7.00pm

Milk & Honey

From a dream to reality building the first Distillery in Israel

Starts at 7.00pm

Gal Kalkstein, founder and owner of The M&H Distillery: from a dream to reality building the first Distillery in Israel

Redbreast

Introduction to Redbreast Irish Whiskey- Triple Pack Tasting

Starts at 7.00pm

Ronan will bring guests through Redbreast 12, Lustau & 15 Year Old which guests can follow the tasting along if they have bought the Redbreast Triple Tasting Pack. Ronan will also include the Redbreast higher styles including The Whisky Exchange Redbreast Single Cask to keep focus on this amazing release.

The Whisky Exchange

Sukhinder's Whisky Show Pack

Starts at 7.00pm

Taste through this incredible range of 25 year old whiskies with TWE co-founder Sukhinder Singh and TWE drinks ambassador Billy Abbott.

The Whisky Exchange

Debunking White, Gold and Dark Rum – Rum Classifications

Starts at 8.00pm

White, gold and dark are words commonly used to describe rum – find out why we are fighting to get rid of these terms and what we are suggesting instead. Hosted by The Whisky Exchange Head Buyer Dawn Davies MW. 

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