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!

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 why it’s a good time to invest in rum, what to look for, and why rum is becoming so collectible.

Chichibu

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

Starts at 12.00pm

Nikka

A Journey through Nikka’s Heritage

Starts at 12.00pm

The Nikka Distilling Company has a long history of making top quality malts, grains and blends. Explore a range of these, including a discontinued pure malt.

Old Pulteney

Live Q+A with Distillery Manager Malcolm Waring

Starts at 12.00pm

Join Old Pulteney’s very own Malcolm Waring for a very special live Q&A session as he talks all things Wick, Maritime and Old Pulteney.

Balblair

Live Q+A with Distillery Manager John MacDonald

Starts at 1.00pm

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.

Kavalan

Q&A & Virtual Tour with Kavalan Global & UK Ambassadors

Starts at 1.00pm

Get an introduction to the multi-award-winning Taiwanese whisky range with the Global & UK Ambassadors for Kavalan and a virtual tour around the distillery.

Powers

Powers Gold Label Distillers Cut UK Exclusive Masterclass

Starts at 1.00pm

Ronan will conduct a history of Powers Irish Whiskey including information on the new UK exclusive Gold Label Distillers Cut and how to make the Honey Highball Cocktail.

Redbreast

Midleton’s Master Blender and distiller gives an insight into the making of Redbreast

Starts at 1.00pm

Hear from Midleton’s Master Blender and Distiller talking about the effort they go through to ensure every bottle of Redbreast taste as good as the first bottle, followed by live Q&A from Redbreast UK Brand Ambassador

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!

Benriach

New Benriach portfolio tasting

Starts at 2.00pm

Join Stewart Buchanan to discover "A world of Flavour"

Gordon & MacPhail

The Journey of Spirit; from cask to glass

Starts at 2.00pm

Join Richard & Stuart Urquhart, fourth generation family members, to discuss how we produce world renowned Gordon & MacPhail whiskies

Powers

Irish Whiskey Cocktails with Powers Whiskey

Starts at 2.00pm

Ronan will make 5 cocktails step-by-step using Powers Gold Label Distillers Cut & 1 with Powers John’s Lane

The Whisky Exchange

Terroir of the Cellar

Starts at 2.30pm

The terroir of the cellar is very important in the ageing process.  Understand what effect it has and why, as we look at the famous cellars of Cognac, the humid ones of the Far East and the heartland of bourbon country.

The Whisky Exchange

Discover indies – Signatory

Starts at 3.00pm

Here at The Whisky Exchange we are lucky to be able to work closely with Signatory to pick some beautiful exclusive casks – join us to take a look at some of the new ones and some past favourites

Balblair

Balblair Masterclass

Starts at 4.00pm

Join Global Brand Ambassador and Brand Outreach Manager Lukasz Dynowiak for a virtual journey through all things Balblair, including a tasting of the core range.

Elixir Distillers

MaltsterMind - Elixir Distillers Quiz

Starts at 4.00pm

Daily whisky quiz with a chance to win a bottle

The Whisky Exchange

Rum and the Raw Material - With Luca Gargano

Starts at 4.00pm

What you produce your spirit from has a huge impact on the final flavour. Join the king of rum himself, Velier's Luca Gargano, as he talks sugarcane.

The Whisky Exchange

World Series: Ireland Today

Starts at 4.15pm

The face of Irish whisky is changing rapidly. Join TWE drinks ambassador Billy Abbott to discover what's new in the Emerald Isle.

Buffalo Trace Distillery

Buffalo Trace Distillery tasting pack

Starts at 5.00pm

Charley Carrington takes you through Buffalo Trace Distillery tasting pack.

Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery

Barrel Aging Beer with SOY and Wold Top Brewery

Starts at 5.00pm

Join Joe from SOY and Alex from Wold Top for a Friday evening barrel aged pint, discussing how Wold Top and SOY work closely together.

The Whisky Exchange

Discover Scotland: Secret Speyside

Starts at 5.30pm

Speyside has more distilleries than any other region, so you can be forgiven for not knowing all of them. Uncover some hidden gems in this class with TWE drinks ambassador Billy Abbott.

The Whisky Exchange

One of the Greatest Whisky Collections in the World

Starts at 5.30pm

A one of a kind chance to tour The Whisky Exchange’s Co-founder, Sukhinder Singh’s private collection. A truly incredible sight, Sukhinder will take you through some of his favourites along with a few gems sure to entice all whisky lovers.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Boutique-y Antique-y with Dave Worthington

Starts at 6.00pm

Global Brand Ambassador, Dave Worthington dusts off and digs into Boutique-y Whisky’s archives. Unearthing our oldest bottlings, our wisest bottlings and our little-known ventures too. Bring your own Boutique-y bottle to the session for Dave to tell you more.

Redbreast

Q&A with Billy Leighton: Master Blender of The Midleton Distillery

Starts at 6.30pm

With a focus on Redbreast, Billy & Ronan will speak through the history of the modern Redbreast, Dream Casks and of course The Whisky Exchange Single Cask. Those burning questions from guests will be answered along with Billy waxing lyrical about Redbreast and his role in creating this whiskey.

The Whisky Exchange

Whisky of the Year 2020

Starts at 6.45pm

Help us decide what the Whisky of the Year 2021 will be in this blind tasting of the finalists

Amrut

Tasting and Q&A with Amrut UK Ambassador, Stef Holt

Starts at 7.00pm

Buffalo Trace Distillery

Classic Cocktail Masterclass

Starts at 7.00pm

Tom Hodgkiss takes you through a classic cocktail masterclass using BTD products.

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

The Glenlivet

The Distilleries of Speyside with Alan Winchester

Starts at 7.00pm

Taste the Glenlivet range with master Distiller Alan Winchester & Discover the rare distilleries of Speyside old and new

The Whisky Exchange

Discovering English Whisky

Starts at 7.00pm

There are many distilleries opening in England right now – join TWE drinks ambassador Billy Abbott to discover both the old and the new. 

Buffalo Trace Distillery

Drew Mayville Q&A Mash Bill on the Buffalo Trace Stand

Starts at 8.00pm

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