6:00PM – Registration Opens
6:30 – 7:30PM – Masterclasses
7:00PM – REGISTRATION OPENS
7:30 – 10:00PM – THE TASTING
DRAM & BITES
- Whisky tastings, Culinary light bites, and a Souvenir tasting glass
- Whisky tastings, Culinary pairings, Glencairn tasting glass, and access to the Connoisseur Masterclass with prior registration.
All guests at the event must be 21 years or older. All events are Rain or Shine events.
Jura -Made in Scotland by a Tiny Island
Join Jura’s single malt specialist to learn how a tiny island community of 212 residents makes the perfectly balanced single malt whisky. A masterclass on community and the crafting of a unique island whisky.
Hennessy Le Voyage: A Journey through the Art of Cognac & Crafted Cocktails
Join Armando Zapata, Hennessy Ambassador, as he guides you through an exclusive hands-on experience as you discover the craftmanship that goes into the making of our Cognac. Journey through the Hennessy portfolio as you taste the differences between some of our most iconic blends and learn to craft your own cocktails with the world’s finest cognac. Highlights of the evening will include an immersion into the distinct world of cognac and the superior craftsmanship behind every Hennessy blend (Hennessy V.S.O.P, Hennessy X.O) while discovering the distinctive flavors and characteristics of Hennessy.
A Round-table with Masters of Midwest Distilling
Join local distillers in an hour-long round table & tasting at the Whisky Extravaganza Chicago. While tasting through a selection of local whiskies, the distillers will focus on the production techniques and grains that create each unique expression.
Presented by: Marty Duffy, Glencairn Glassware, Moderator
Panel Participants: Matt McClain – Journeyman Distillery , Joe Henry – J. Henry & Sons Distillery, Nick Nagele – Whiskey Acres Distilling Co, Jay Diprizio – Chicago Distilling Co, Derrick Mancini – Quincy Street Distillery.
Blender & Sales Manager
J Henry & Sons
Whiskey Acres Distilling Company
Journeyman Distilling Company
Chicago Distilling Company
Quincy Street Distillery
Business casual attire required, including collared shirts and slacks for men, and blouses and slacks or skirts or dresses for women. Dress denim permitted.
Revel Fulton Market
1215 W Fulton Market,
Chicago, IL 60607
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REVEL FULTON MARKET
1215 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607