April 17, 2018 @ 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Marriott Marquis
Marriott Marquis Washington
901 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

Presented by Whisky Advocate magazine, WhiskyFest, the leading whisky festival in North America, returns to Washington D.C. for the third year in a row! Celebrating its 21st anniversary, WhiskyFest, which made its D.C. debut in 2016 following events held in New York, Chicago and San Francisco, offers the opportunity to sample nearly 300 whiskies from around the world—including single malt and blended Scotch, Irish, bourbon, rye, Tennessee, Japanese, Canadian, and craft-distilled whiskies, plus high-end rum, cognac, and other spirits—and learn firsthand from the experts.

Who: Whisky Advocate Executive Editor Jeffrey Lindenmuth and the rest of the publication’s editorial team welcome guests to meet an array of master blenders and other notable whisky experts presenting rare whiskies from around the world. Distillery representatives will be on hand at their pouring booths, while educational seminars, featuring their own tastings, run throughout the evening.

Where: Washington, DC Marriott Marquis, 901 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, D.C.

When: Tuesday, April 17

  • VIP Entrance: 5:30 PM
  • Grand Tasting:  6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Seminars: 7:00 PM7:45 PM8:30 PM

Tickets: Regular admission tickets are available at Early Bird prices for $275 and can be purchased online. Tickets include a one-year subscription to Whisky Advocate magazine, a commemorative crystal glass, an event program and pen, the latest copy of Whisky Advocatemagazine, a gift bag, entrance to all seminars on a first come first served basis, a gourmet buffet throughout the evening and nearly 300 whiskies from around the world to sample.


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