World Whisky Day is a day of global celebration for whisky.
WORLD WHISKY DAY – SATURDAY 18TH OF MAY 2013
The inaugural World Whisky Day was held in 2012 and saw over 20,000 people attend over 200 events all over the world.
In 2012 #WorldWhiskyDay was a global trending topic on twitter and WWD was also on the front page of the BBC News Website.
World Whisky Day has been welcomed by the Scottish Parliament and is endorsed by VisitScotland, Scotch Whisky Experience and Heritage Centre and Scotland Food & Drink.
World Whisky Day was created by Blair Bowman a Senior Honours student at the University of Aberdeen. Blair’s passion for whisky started when he co-founded a whisky society in 2008. Since then he has built up a strong network within the whisky industry and gained industry qualifications.