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Victoria Whisky Festival 2014 - Photogalleries
Event Photography courtesy of Jen Steele Photography. Please use photo credit when using these photos for your own purposes.
Thursday, January 16th, 2014
Thursday, January 16th, 2014
Friday Night, January 17th, 2014
Saturday Day, January 18th, 2014
Saturday Night, January 18th, 2014


Victoria Whisky Festival 2014 - Media Coverage



Video footage and production courtesy of Jen Steele Photography
Music track: Jock's Revenge by Whisky Kiss


Shaw TV: go! Island
With Sucheta Sing featuring Alwynne Gwilt and Hodie Rondeau
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Shaw TV: go! Island
With Karen Elgerma featuring the Scotch Malt Whisky Society and Davin de Kergommeaux, Canadian Whisky Awards
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CTV: CTVNews at 5
With Adam Sawatsky featuring Alwynne Gwilt (Miss Whisky) and Annabel Meikl (The Whisky Belle).
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Whiskycast: Episode 462: January 19, 2014
More coverage of the Victoria Whisky Festival in this bonus edition of WhiskyCast, with details on new and upcoming releases from Springbank, Duncan Taylor, Tomatin, and Glenfarclas. In the news, Whyte & Mackay’s Richard Paterson discusses his concerns over the future of the company in an exclusive WhiskyCast interview, the world record price for a single bottle of whisky sold at auction has been shattered, and Barry Wilde of Alberta’s Highwood Distillers updates us on the recovery from last summer’s massive flooding that shut the distillery down for weeks.
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Whiskycast: Episode 461: January 17, 2014
This is the first of two episodes from this weekend’s Victoria Whisky Festival in British Columbia, where Canadian whisky was featured on opening night with the presentation of the 2013 Canadian Whisky Awards. Corby’s Lot No. 40 ended Forty Creek Distillery’s three-year run as Canadian Whisky of the Year, but by the slimmest of margins. We’ll hear from the winners, as well as the equally pleased runners-up. In the news, Suntory’s $16 billion deal to acquire Beam is drawing fire from some critics, Wild Turkey will honor Jimmy Russell with a special bottling to mark his 60th anniversary at the distillery this year, and Clynelish will be the latest Diageo distillery in Scotland to get an expansion. Mark also offers a commentary on the Suntory-Beam merger and why it’s good for whisky lovers.
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Miss Whisky, Victoria Whisky Festival 2014: Round Up

Canadian Whisky, Canadian Whisky Awards 2013, Society Squirrel presented to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Victoria Whisky Festival 2014

Times Colonist

Around Town: Whisky Not just a man's drink, Michael D. Reid / Times Colonist, January 18, 2014

Explore: Women have a nose for whisky, well-travelled murals and much more, January 15, 2014

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