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Victoria Highland Games Whisky School 2016 (Victoria, Canada) – Monday Sessions

May 23 @ 12:00 am - 3:45 pm UTC-8


The Victoria Highland Games Association is once again pleased to present ‘The Whisky Tasting School’ on May 21st, 22nd and 23rd 2016 at the 153rd Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival at Topaz Park. All sessions will feature single malt whiskies presented by ambassadors representing a variety of Scotch & American whiskies.

The registration fee for each session is $35 (Monday noon session $45) and includes a one-day field entry (value $15). Whisky School guests are also able to purchase an engraved Victoria Highland Games Glencairn whisky nosing glass for $15 (one per guest per class). Guests must be aged 19 years or older to attend!

Each session has limited seating; in previous years all sessions have sold out prior to the Games so don’t be late in registering! Download the registration form here.

Here are the details of the two sessions taking place on Monday 23rd:

12:00 – 1:30 pm Whisky & Local Food Pairing with Bill Jones

Join Deerholme Farm owner, Cookbook Author and Celebrity Chef, Bill Jones as he guides you through a sensory journey pairing single malt whiskies with delectable local food choices. Starting with house smoked sockeye salmon with fireweed honey, Bill will lead you through a variety of local food choices paired with outstanding whiskies. For more information on Bill, visit www.deerholme.com. Sign up early for this one as it will sell out fast with only 35 seats available. Cost: $45.00.

2:45 – 3:45 pm The Scotch Malt Whisky Society & Xoxolat Chocolate with Lawrence Graham & Hodie Rondeau

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is the largest private whisky club in the world and it is thriving in British Columbia, come see what the excitement is about! Society whiskies are by their very nature unique, extremely limited and quite deliciously varied.


May 23
12:00 am - 3:45 pm