From Shanghai to New York, via London and Johannesburg, Whisky Live is the international tasting event that brings the world’s major capitals to life throughout the year!
FSince 2004, Whisky Live Paris has continued to grow every year, attracting more and more exhibitors from all around the world, as well as visitors with a passion for malt, rum, all types of fine spirits and mixology. Today Whisky Live Paris is unquestionably the largest whisky and fine spirits tasting event in Europe with numerous distilleries awaiting this opportunity to reveal their new products for the first time.
FFor its 15th edition, Whisky Live Paris will once again be held in one of the capital’s most dynamic cultural locations, the City of Fashion & Design, from September 23rd to September 25th and will have plenty of surprises in store for you!
FWith 3 500 m2, the tasting hall is real travel invitation. Take time to exchange with distillers from the entire world, passing by Scotland to Japan, from Taïwan to Kentucky, and by tasting more than thousand products among culte’s bottle but also the last novelties! More than 150 brands are waiting for you in creative booth to make you discover their universe.
Fans of exceptional whiskies and spirits will find interest in the VIP area, a 200m2 showroom, adjoining the main Tasting Hall, within which they will have access to hundreds of prestigious novelties, single casks, and limited editions.
For its 15th edition, Whisky Live Paris will reveal this year, a brand-new tasting hall (more than 1000m²) entirely dedicated to rhum.
Reachable with a Whisky Live Paris’s Pass or a dedicated Pass, this new tasting area will bring together more than 50 brands for an epic rhum road.
The most aficionados will go into their knowledge in depth through 15 specifics masterclasses about rhum, free of charge and organized during the whole show.
Inaugurated in 2017, the Forum will see a series of 30-minute masterclasses throughout the event featuring the big names of whisky – master distillers, directors of distilleries, writers, and so on. They will share their manufacturing secrets and know-how through educational tastings. Building on the success of the first edition, the space will be expanded to accommodate a greater number of attendants. The Forum is free for all visitors of Whisky Live Paris.
The Collector’s area will present, each year, a broader tasting selection of rare whiskies, mostly untraceable, distilled in the 60s and 70s. Using tokens, visitors of Whisky Live Paris can choose a dram selected among the references of La Maison du Whisky’s private collection, a collection built up with passion for more than six decades.
An opportunity for enthusiasts to get ahold of a huge selection of products available in the tasting hall. All exhibitors will be given the opportunity to appear in the catalog for one of the stores depending on their product category. Each Whisky Live Paris’ ticket holder will benefit from a 10% discount on their next purchase.
Open to everyone, not only Whisky Live Paris visitors, the Cocktail Street is a pop-up street inspired by Berlin, dedicated to mixology, but also to street food through the participation of the Food Market.
Unique of its kind, it will reopen its doors to the public, on the Dock of the Seine, from the 21st to 24th September 2018 and will be expanded for a more complete experience! A brand-new program, more cocktail bars, including prestigious brands from the world of bars whom will offer their creations, along with a special guest bar that will be completely recreated a few meters below the Whisky Live! DJs will follow one another throughout the duration of the event to keep up the ambiance!
Les Docks – Cité de la Mode and Design – hosts the Whiskey Live Paris for the 3rd consecutive year.
The Docks Cité de la Mode and Design is:
Built in 1907 by the architect Georges Morin-Goustiaux, it was at the time one of the first reinforced concrete constructions in Paris. Transformed as of 2000 by the architecture agency JAKOB + MACFARLANE the building becomes an open place, a place of life, a true concentrate of creations and inspirations in Paris.