Whiskies of the World Austin Schedule

Whiskies of the World® Expo



Saturday, September 27, 2014

See the pictures from last year


Westin Austin at the Domain  [Map]

6:00pm - 9:00pm (VIP hour 5:00pm)


VIP Whisky Dinner with Anchor Distilling @ Freedman's BBQ

Friday, September 26: Details


Whiskies of the World® Expo & Artisanal Spirits Fest brings together distillers from around the world to share their finest spirits and knowledge with whisky enthusiasts. Discover the Art of Whisky in the company of connoisseurs and whisky celebrities.



What to expect;

Hundreds of whiskies sampled (Scotch, Bourbon, American Craft, Malts, Grains, …)

Scottish, Irish, American, Canadian, Indian, Australian ...

Artisanal Spirits (Gin , Rum, Cognac, …). Although the focus is on Whisky, the inclusion of Artisanal Spirits supplements the educational experience.

Meet Distillers and Brand Ambassadors

Dinner buffet

Whisky Masterclasses: A guided tasting and educational experience. 45 minutes each. Between 7:00pm and 9:00pm ($10)

Whisky mixology

Artisanal food and whisky pairings

Cigar and whisky pairing sponsored by Bolivar Cigar Lounge



VIP hour 5.00pm - 6.00pm

General admission from 6.00pm - 9.00pm


VIP ticket $150

General admission ticket $120

What does my ticket include?

Hundreds of whiskies from all over the world to taste, food for pairing, a whisky tasting glass, a cigar Cut and Smoke.

What does VIP include?

VIP only pours. A whisky seminar based on availibility.
With limited VIP ticketing guests have easier access to brand ambassadors, distillers and blenders. This translates to less wait time for samples and more time to attend a whisky seminar which is complimentary with a VIP ticket.

Masterclasses: (45 minutes each.)

A 45 minute in depth journey into the Art of Whisky which includes guided tastings of four to six whiskies. Often included are expressions not offered in the main tasting hall.
Masterclasses can be purchased for $10 a ticket (Included with VIP).

Hotel Reservations:

The Westin at the Domain is offering Whiskies of the World rooms at $159 a night for Sept 26 and 27. Price includes parking and internet and is valid until Sept. 12.

Use this link to make reservations.





For information on hotels, getting around and general area info please visit the World Travel Guide Austin

DRESS CODE:  This is a luxury spirits festival.   Please dress accordingly.  Cocktails dresses, sports coats, ties, and even kilts are greatly welcome!  No T-shirts, shorts, or torn clothing allowed.

Please note attendance at this event is limited to persons aged 21 or older. Proof of age and photo I.D. is required.