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Grand Tastings
Thursday, January 19th, 2023
All Events Commence at 7:00 PM Promptly

The Amrut Distillery Grand Tasting

With Ashok Chokalingam
Vancouver Island Ballroom Centre, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 90 Tickets in Total

Please contact Neil Riphagen (250) 380 – 4455 at the
Hotel Grand Pacific for Canadian Whisky Awards
Reservations
Grand Tastings
Friday, January 20th, 2023
All Events Commence at 7:00 PM Promptly

The Evolution of the Malts of NIKKA Grand Tasting

With Natino Bellantoni and special virtual guest Naoki Tomoyoshi
The Galiano Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $65.00 per person 30 Tickets in Total

The Great Whisky Debate Grand Tasting

With James Neil, Tish Harcus, Ray Daniel and Micah Dew
Vancouver Island Ballroom East, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $65.00 per person 45 Tickets in Total

Scotch Malt Whisky Society Grand Tasting

With John McCheyne
Vancouver Island Ballroom Centre, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $65.00 per person 70 Tickets in Total

The Douglas Laing Grand Tasting

With Gordon Stevenson
Vancouver Island Ballroom West, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $65.00 per person 40 Tickets in Total

The Michter’s Distillery Grand Tasting

With Raven Fuller
The Pender Island Ballroom I, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $65.00 per person 35 Tickets in Total

The Gordon & MacPhail Grand Tasting

With Richard Urquhart
The Pender Island Ballroom II, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $65.00 per person 70 Tickets in Total

Japanese Whisky: Rare & Unconventional Styles Grand Tasting

With Reece Sims
The Saturna Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $65.00 per person 24 Tickets in Total

Masterclasses
Saturday, January 21st, 2023
11:15 am to 12:15 pm

The Amrut Distillery Masterclass

With Ashok Chokalingam
Saturna Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society Masterclass

With John McCheyne
Galiano Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 30 Tickets in Total

The Malts of Distell Masterclass

With Joel Virginillo
Saltspring Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 30 Tickets in Total

The Bowmore Distillery Masterclass

With James Neil
Gabriola Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 24 Tickets in Total

Two Brewers Distillery Masterclass

With Bob and Corey Baxter
Hornby Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Glenmorangie Distillery Masterclass

With Bry Simpson
Denman Island Room,, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Forty Creek Masterclass

With Chris Thompson
Court Yard Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The J.P. Wiser’s Masterclass

With Dr. Don Livermore
(9th Floor Room 950), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

A trip through the regions featuring Ian McLead Distillers

With Gordon Dundas
(9th Floor Room 952), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Glenfiddich Distillery Masterclass

With Jamie Johnson
(6th Floor Room 612 Cabinet Room), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Stillhead Distillery Masterclass

With Brennan Colebank
(6th Floor Room 610 Premier Suite), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 15 Tickets in Total

Saturday Masterclasses Continued
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

The Bruichladdich Distillery Masterclass

With Frazer Mathews
Saturna Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Ardbeg Distillery Masterclass

With Bry Simpson
Galiano Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 30 Tickets in Total

The Glenallachie Distillery Masterclass

With Ronan Currie
The Saltspring Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 30 Tickets in Total

Fettercairn Distillery Masterclass

With Glenn Glass
Gabriola Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 24 Tickets in Total

The Canadian Club Masterclass

With Tish Harcus
Hornby Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Douglas Laing Masterclass

With Gordon Stevenson
Denman Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

Introducing Dillon's Small Batch Distillers Masterclass

With Geoff Dillon and Adam D’Intino
Court Yard Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The 2023 Canadian Whisky Award Winners Masterclass

With Davin de Kergommeaux
(9th Floor Room 950), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Maker’s Mark Distillery Masterclass

With Micah Dew
(9th Floor Room 952), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Tullibardine Distillery Masterclass

With Roberto Roberti
(6th Floor Room 612 Cabinet Suite), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The NIKKA Masterclass

With Austin Bellantoni
(6th Floor Room 610 Premier Suite), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 15 Tickets in Total

Saturday Masterclasses Continued
2:40 pm to 3:40 pm

The Port Charlotte and Octomore Masterclass

With Frazer Mathews
Saturna Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Laphroaig Distillery Masterclass

With James Neil
Galiano Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 30 Tickets in Total

The Compass Box Masterclass

With Scott Ellis
Salt Spring Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 30 Tickets in Total

The Bourbon Legends Masterclass

With Ray Daniel
Gabriola Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 24 Tickets in Total

The Brown Foreman American Whiskey Masterclass

With Joel Virginillo
Hornby Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Boulder Spirits Masterclass

With Alastair Brogan
Denman Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Tomatin Distillery Masterclass

With Scott Fraser
The Court Yard Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Kyrö Distillery Masterclass

With Mark and Blair Robertson
(9th Floor Room 950), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Strath Exclusives and Glencairn Masterclass

With Adam Bradshaw
(9th Floor Room 952), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Duncan Taylor Masterclass

With Gregg Wilson
(6th Floor Room 612 Cabinet Suite), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

Waterford Irish Whisky Masterclass

With Dr. Dustin Herb
(6th Floor Room 610 Premier Suite), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 15 Tickets in Total

Saturday Masterclasses Continued
4:10 to 5:10 PM

The Amahagan Distillery Masterclass

With Reece Sims
Saturna Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

Saturday Masterclasses Continued
4:20 to 5:20 PM

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society Masterclass #2

With John McCheyne
Galiano Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 30 Tickets in Total

The Benromach Distillery Masterclass

With Richard Urquhart
Saltspring Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 30 Tickets in Total

The Westland Distillery Masterclass

With Matthew Hofmann
Gabriola Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 24 Tickets in Total

The Rye Whisky Academy Masterclass

With Mike McLean
Hornby Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Shelter Point Distillery Masterclass

With Chris Read
Denman Island Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Dalmore Distillery Masterclass

With Louis-Jérôme Doise
Court Yard Room, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Bearface Distillery Masterclass

With Andres Faustinelli
(9th Floor Room 950), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Corby & Pernod-Ricard Spirits - 18 Year Old Whiskies Masterclass

With Colin MacDougall
(9th Floor Room 952), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Benriach Distillery Masterclass

With Joel Virginillo
(6th Floor Room 612 Cabinet Suite), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 20 Tickets in Total

The Bladnoch Distillery Masterclass

With Natino Bellantoni and Will Pitchforth
(6th Floor Room 610 Premier Suite), Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $45.00 per person 15 Tickets in Total

Saturday January 21st, 2023 Continued

The VIP Consumer Tasting

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM and 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Vancouver Island and Pender Island Ballrooms

Price $195 per person 175 Tickets in Total

The Consumer Tasting

7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Vancouver Island and Pender Island Ballrooms

Price $145 per person 300 Tickets in Total

Sunday January 22nd, 2023

Water of Life – A Whisky Film – Presented by Bruichladdich

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
The Vic Theatre

Price $35 per person 200 Tickets in Total

Sunday January 22nd, 2023

The Distillers Dinner

Commencing at 6:00 PM
The Mark Restaurant, Hotel Grand Pacific

Price $160 per person: This Event is by Invitation Only

* All prices quoted include Applicable Taxes.

* Ticket quantities shown are inclusive of all methods of distribution and are not exclusive to any one distribution point.

* A maximum of two tickets or packages may be purchased by any one individual for any single event, except for the Water of Life – A Whisky Film where there is a limit of eight tickets per person.

* Presenter & masterclass details may change at very short notice.


 
Package Prices 2023 

Package One

  Full Price Package Price*
Friday Night Grand Tasting $65
Masterclasses x 3 $135
Consumer Tasting $145
  $345 $325
(savings $20)

Package Two

  Full Price Package Price*
Masterclasses x 2 $90
Consumer Tasting $145
  $235 $225
(savings $10)

Package Three

  Full Price Package Price*
Friday Night Grand Tasting $65
Masterclasses x 3 $135
VIP Consumer Tasting $195
  $395 $375
(savings $20)

* All prices include PST & GST tax

* These prices only apply to packages sold at the Strathcona Hotel

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