First launched in Tokyo and London in 2000, Whisky Live is held in more than 30 cities around the world and on every continent. Recent launches have been Jakarta, Indonesia and Changsha, China and in July 2018 the team launched its first Gin Live in Tokyo.
Whisky Live New York moves to the stunning Altman Building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. Established in 1896 as the carriage house for the B. Altman department store, The Altman Building is a space with 13,500 square feet over two floors. Original mahogany bay doors connect directly to the street to welcome visitors into an expansive piece of New York history, with custom hardwood floors, exposed vaulted brick ceilings, and an expanse of windows that provide endless natural light. General admission is $159, with VIP tickets at $199, and include unique Masterclasses hosted by distillers and Whisky Magazine and American Whiskey Magazine’s editorial team.
VIP access is from 5 to 10 p.m., with standard tickets from 6 to 10 p.m., and all tickets include food. Distillers will be coming from all four corners of the globe, showcasing their core ranges as well as rare, unique and hard-to-find whiskeys. Visitors can expect to sample offerings from both niche, craft distillers and globally recognised names. Regardless of your preference, there will be a whiskey to suit all palates – whether an avid enthusiast or new to the world of whiskey.
Masterclasses, want to make your Whisky Live experience that little bit more complete? Then why not join our professionals for an exclusive masterclass? Masterclasses are available as part of a VIP ticket only, and there are 200 tickets available so book soon to guarantee your place.