Kelowna’s Laurel Packinghouse hosted Whisky Global on Saturday, Feb. 3. This event featured whiskies from 24 different producers including Okanagan Spirits as well as companies from Canada, the United States, Scotland, and Finland.
“We are celebrating and educating everybody on all things whisky, from around the globe,” said Feaster event producer Hannah Stephens. With the success of Saturday’s event, Feaster plans to expand the event to Calgary and Toronto as well.
Whisky Global Feaster Event Debuts Local and International Brands
Guests enjoyed whiskies from around the world, meals from Broken Anchor restaurant, and live music. Whisky can have a niche audience and according to Stephens, the event is intended to grow it.
“Adam Block, who started the event, he’s a massive whisky lover and I think he just wanted to create a platform to celebrate that and educate people on the pallet of whisky,” said Stephens.
“The people who love whisky, love it,” added Feaster event producer Josh Watson.
When asked if the event would be back in 2025, Stephens said “Yes!”
About Whiskt Global Feaster
The Whisky Tasting event is an annual whisky forum that introduces multiple brands to over 6,000 guests. According to a post on the organization’s website, it is an open hall of spirits.
”The Grand Whisky Hall is the anchor event of Whisky Global. Walk the room and taste many of the premium and delicious whiskies available to be sampled. Tour the floor, enjoy the whiskies, and learn about what makes them so special. Whisky Global offers a premium-tasting landscape where Vancouver’s most dedicated connoisseurs can come together to discuss and sample one of their true loves: whisky.
”Purchase a ticket, walk through the entrance, take your Glencairn-style whisky glass, and start tasting – the whisky samples are included in your ticket price. With live music all night in the iconic Paradox Hotel, this is always one of the most incredible and special nights Vancouver will produce all year.”