Dinners, Feb 2

White Whale Whiskey Pairing Dinner, Feb 2 Info

Start your weekend having your senses delighted by a multiple course whiskey pairing meal prepared by Chef Aaron Rail, paired with Jameson and served at 7PM in the Private Dining room.

Starting at 7PM.
Aaron has worked long and hard to create relationships with many local farms, fisheries and food producers. This all culminates in his seasonally shifting menu, highlighting the best ingredients our region has to offer. Everything on the menu is crafted from scratch in-house, including all sauces, dressings and even breads.

Price $100.00 CAD

Kingfisher Whiskey Pairing Dinner, Feb 2 Info

Start your weekend with an amazing 4-course whiskey pairing dinner experience prepared by Executive Chef Nyle Petherbridge, paired with Glenlivet and served in the Kingfisher Private Event Room.


Starting at 6:30PM.
Speaker / Scotch Ambassador: Keith Trusler, The Glenlivet
Welcome Cocktail c/o: Julie Ferris, Ocean7 Restaurant AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar Mixologist
4-Course Pairing Dinner c/o: Nyle Petherbridge, Ocean7 Restaurant AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar Executive Chef


Spirits will include;


- The Glenlivet founder’s Reserve
- The Glenlivet Nadurra First Fill
- The Glenlivet 15 ‘French Oak reserve’
- The Glenlivet 18

- The Glenlivet 21 ‘Archive’


Nyle
is an accomplished Canadian Red Seal Chef and has over 20 years’
experience including the Metropolitan Hotel, Le Méridien, Fairmont Hotel
Vancouver. He is inspired by the opportunity to create menus focused on
not only local and wild product but also safe and sustainable
ingredients.


Price $125.00 CAD
General Admission, Feb 3 (Masterclasses include Grand Tasting)

Grand Tasting

Entry to Whiskey Fest Grand Tasting at 8PM.

Price $100.00 CAD

Grand Tasting & Highland Park and The Macallan Masterclass

Presented by Dan Volway, Brand Ambassador Edrington
Master Class begins at 7PM, Grand Tasting is open at 8PM.

Price $125.00 CAD

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Grand Tasting & The Caledonian Distillery Masterclass Info

Presented by Andrew Walls, Victoria Caledonian Distillery & Twa Dogs Brewery.
Master Class begins at 7PM, Grand Tasting is open at 8PM.

You will be discussing Independently bottled Scottish Whiskies, Cask Finishing and the whisky regions of Scotland.

You will be welcomed with a brand new beer from Twa Dogs:
- Shun the Light Scotch Ale

Spirits poured will include;
- Macaloney’s Twa Cask Speyside, bourbon cask matured, 46%
- Macaloney’s Twa Cask Highland, bourbon cask matured, 46%
- Macaloney’s Twa Cask Highland, Red wine Barrique finished, 46%
- Caledonian Mac na Braiche, Cask #23 - Red wine Barrique matured, 50%
- Macaloney’s Twa Cask Islay, bourbon cask matured, 56.7%

Price $125.00 CAD

Grand Tasting & The Authentic Wine & Spirits Masterclass Info

Presented by James Bornn, Authentic Wine & Spirits Merchants
Master Class begins at 7PM, Grand Tasting is open at 8PM.

Join is in exploring whiskies style from around the world, from peated single malts to bourbon, young to 21 years old, and everything in between. Whiskies from Michter's, Compass Box, Glendronach, and BenRiach will be featured.

Price $125.00 CAD

Grand Tasting & Diageo Masterclass Info

Presented by Joel Virginillo
Master Class begins at 7PM, Grand Tasting is open at 8PM.

Award winning whiskies from the Highlands, Lowlands, Skye and the Isles. These malts have opened many peoples’ eyes to the joys of whisky and ably demonstrated the differences between the various degrees of flavour profiles and regional characteristics of Scotland's whiskies.

We will be pouring:
- Cardhu 12 Year Old, Gold Medal Winner, San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2017
- Oban 14 Year Old, Gold Medal Winner, San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2017
- Talikser 10 Year Old, Gold Medal Winner, San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2017
- Lagavulin 16 Year Old, Double Gold Medal Winner, Best Distillers’ Single Malt Scotch (13 to 19 Years), San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2017

Price $125.00 CAD

The tasting room floor will have more than 60 varieties of single malts, blends, bourbon, and rye, alongside fabulous appetizers.

Participating vendors include The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Shelter Point, Wayward, Glendronach, Benriach, Glenglassaugh, Great King Street, Spice Tree, Hedonism, Oak Cross, Peat Monster, Glenmorangie, Ardbeg, Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, Singleton of Dufftown, Cardhu, Martlach, Oban, Talisker, Forty Creek, Double Barrel, Confederation Oak, Kilchoman Sanaig, Tullibardine, Canadian Rockies, Hepburn’s Craigellachie, Kavalan, Evan Williams, Ian McLeod, Highwood Century, Whyte & Mckay, Jura, Dalmore, Galyva, and Glendalough.

Free rides home within the Comox Valley.

Special room rates at Best Western The Westerly Hotel. Mention you’re attending Whiskey Fest for 10% off the Best Available rate at the
time of booking.