The 11th Annual Victoria Whisky Festival @ Grand Pacific Hotel
The 11th Victoria Whisky Festival welcomed over 1,000 guests to whisky events on Thursday the 14th, Friday the 15th, Saturday the 16th and Sunday the 17th of January 2016 at the 5 star Hotel Grand Pacific located on Victoria’s beautiful Inner Harbour.
This was our first time attending the festivities and we can say with confidence that this will not be our last! To start the 4 days off, participants enjoyed sold out evening events including Whisky wander: a Spirited Journey Through the Past Century with Alwynne Gwilt, The Canadian Whisky Awards Dinner, The Canadian Club Women and Whisky Grand Tasting, The Amrut Grand Tasting, The Highland Park Valhalla Collection Grand Tasting, the Festival Grand Tasting, The Distillers Dinner and a number of other attractions. Daytime Masterclasses were presented by Tomintoul, NIKKA, Laphroaig, Bowmore, Springbank, Woodford Reserve, Tullibardine, Bruichladdich, Macallan, Kilchoman, Wiser’s, Glenmorangie, Balvenie, Highland Park, Benromach, Glenlivet, Ardbeg, Benriach and Glenfarclas to name a few...
Needless to say, we can't wait until 2017 to kick-start the year off right!
Photo & Video Credit: Jen Steele Photography