May24th2016

THE EXCITING LAUNCH OF WHISKY LIVE IN THE HOME OF BOURBON

DISCOVER THE FINEST SCOTCHES, BOURBONS AND WHISKIES IN THE WORLD ALL UNDER ONE ROOF AT THE LOUISVILLE MARRIOTT EAST

Louisville combo card-no code-01Louisville, KY (May 4, 2016)-WHISKY LIVE, hosted in more than 20 cities around the world, is excited to announce its premier tasting event in Bourbon’s backyard on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Culminating a week of Kentucky immersion with Bourbon Affair, Louisville goes international with WHISKY LIVE, inviting guests to sample an incredible range of Scotches, Bourbons and whiskies from around the globe, while mingling with industry experts from abroad. The event will be held at the Louisville Marriott East, the state’s only Bourbon-themed hotel.
Karen Williams, President and CEO of the Louisville CVB, said, “The Kentucky Bourbon Affair has become one of our city’s signature Bourbon events. The addition of WHISKY LIVE only elevates it further and adds to our tourism strategy of making Louisville a world-class destination.”
“We are excited to announce this long overdue launch of WHISKY LIVE in Louisville, home of Bourbon and America’s Gateway to Whiskey. In addition to a fantastic array of Bourbons and American whiskeys from across the country, there will also be distillers and ambassadors from around the globe to offer samples and insight into their sought-after brands,” said Founder Dave Sweet.
Eric Gregory, KDA President, said, “This is an incredible opportunity to showcase the Southern hospitality and genteel spirit that makes Kentucky Bourbon and Louisville the perfect world-class destination for Bourbon newcomers and aficionados around the world.”
The tasting event includes a delicious bourbon infused dinner buffet, open tastings, live entertainment, a souvenir Glencairn tasting glass, event program and educational classes. Tickets to WHISKY LIVE Louisville are $129, with an event time of 6:00 to 9:30pm. Limited VIP tickets available for $189 with early admission at 5:30pm. Additionally, VIP ticket holders have access to the VIP Experience Area with special pours and bottlings from 6:00-9:00pm. All VIP tickets receive a special cut crystal Glencairn glass.
To join us at WHISKY LIVE Louisville for America’s most complete connoisseur whisky experience, visit www.whiskyliveusa.com. Contact Dave Sweet with additional questions at davesweet@whiskylive.com