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Sat. 4/11 - 13:30-14:30: Daily Drams : The Happy Master's Class! Featuring Dave Broom
Sat. 4/11 - 14:00-15:00: Wemyss Malts' Art of Blending Workshop
Sat. 4/11 - 15:00-16:00: Graham’s Port : Discover Portugal’s hidden treasure !
Sat. 4/11 - 15:15-16:15: Nardini
Sat. 4/11 - 17:00-18:00: Belsazar : The House of Aperitifs
Sat. 4/11 - 16:30-17:30: Dave Broom: The world of whiskies

Sun. 5/11 - 13:30-14:30: Anthony Wills: Kilchoman - Past, Present and Future
Sun. 5/11 - 14:00-14:45: Dave Broom : The World of Rum
Sun. 5/11 - 14:45-15:45: Bruichladdich
Sun. 5/11 - 15:00-16:00: Douglas Laing
Sun. 5/11 - 16:00-17:00: Dave Broom: Gin
Sun. 5/11 - 16:15-17:15: Kavalan


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Daily Drams : The Happy Master's Class! Featuring Dave Broom
Sat. 4/11 - 13:30-14:30
Dave Broom
For the very first time the Happy Master’s are joined by Dave Broom to present some great whiskies from the past. Again, this is not to be missed as the prices of such beauties are going through the roof and we don’t know how long we are able to provide this kind of whiskies at this prices. The line-up, is a kind of “who-is-who”: Lochside, Springbank, Brora, ...

  • Tomatin 1964 17y 40° G&M
  • Springbank 1974 20y 46° original bottling for the German market
  • Glen Grant 35y old, G&M, 75cl 40° so 50ies Distillation
  • Lochside 1979 22y Douglas Laing 50°
  • Aberlour 8y Square bottle
  • Brora 1976-2002 25y 46° Mc Gibbon’s Provenance
  • Available tickets: 28
    Cost p.p.: EUR 85,00
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    Wemyss Malts' Art of Blending Workshop
    Sat. 4/11 - 14:00-15:00
    Ginny Boswell
    This will be a fantastic experience! Ginny Boswell from Wemyss will into the history of how 'blends' came to be, before breaking down each individual part: the base malts / support malts / signature malts. Then, it is your turn: be a Master Blender for one day! You can define the character of your blend and play around with the different malts to create your own Blend and take a sample with you!
    Available tickets: 23
    Cost p.p.: EUR 20,00
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    Graham’s Port : Discover Portugal’s hidden treasure !
    Sat. 4/11 - 15:00-16:00
    Isabel Monteiro
    Graham’s Port : Discover Portugal’s hidden treasure !

    For This Special Masterclass, Graham’s Port market manager Isabel Monteiro will transport you to the Douro Valley in Portugal, were those prestigious fortified wines are produced since 1756 ! She will then explain to you the main differences between the two famous Port categories : the Tawny and Ruby styles. You will have the opportunity to taste the newly launched Colheita 1994 against their 20 yo aged Tawny, and also the Vintage 1994 alongside their Six Grapes ruby reserve ! She might aswell have something even more special to let try, you better not miss that !
    Available tickets: 30
    Cost p.p.: EUR 15,00
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    Nardini
    Sat. 4/11 - 15:15-16:15
    Antonio Guarda Nardini
    Nardini’s Grappas : A bridge between tradition and innovation

    The Nardini family has always looked to the future: two centuries of tradition, together with an endless dedication to innovation, are the two key characteristics of the Nardini method. Antonio Guarda Nardini will explain it to you, alongside the story of grappa in Italy, how it’s made, what can be called grappa, etc. You’ll be acquainted with Nardini’s premium grappas by trying them, and will have to chance to discover in exclusivity their new high end products : The Bortolo Nardini Selection.
    Available tickets: 30
    Cost p.p.: EUR 15,00
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    Belsazar : The House of Aperitifs
    Sat. 4/11 - 17:00-18:00
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    Vermouth is “HOT”! Join the Belsazar team to find out about the new culture of aperitif, because there is so much more than gin…
    Available tickets: 30
    Cost p.p.: EUR 15,00
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    Dave Broom: The world of whiskies
    Sat. 4/11 - 16:30-17:30
    Dave Broom
    World of whiskies: The fact that whisky is being made all across the world is hardly news. Now that the initial surprise has died down and ‘world whisky’ has become an accepted part of the whisky world it is time to take a proper look at the fascinating and diverse way in which distillers in these new areas are addressing the question ‘what is our whisky?’ Join Dave Broom to tease out the significance of locale, terroir, history, distillation techniques, legislation, influences and why not being Scotch is so important.
    Available tickets: 30
    Cost p.p.: EUR 30,00
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    Anthony Wills: Kilchoman - Past, Present and Future
    Sun. 5/11 - 13:30-14:30
    Anthony Wills
    Anthony Wills, Kilchoman Founder and Managing Director reflects on his favorite past bottlings, presents some of the distillery’s latest limited editions and takes a glimpse into what the future holds as Kilchoman whisky continues to mature. Don’t miss the opportunity to pick the brains of the man in charge of Islay’s newest and most exciting distillery.

  • 2014 Port Cask Sample
  • 10th Anniversary Release
  • 2009 Vintage
  • Red Wine Cask Matured
  • Nectar Single Cask
  • 2008 Sherry Cask Sample
  • Available tickets: 30
    Cost p.p.: EUR 20,00
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    Dave Broom : The World of Rum
    Sun. 5/11 - 14:00-14:45
    Dave Broom
    Rum has long lurked in whisky’s shadow. No more. This is a confident and growing category. Join Dave Broom to explore this ancient spirit’s history (and find out how it was setting quality standards long before Scotch) and the huge variety of ways in which sugar cane can be transformed into complex, characterful compelling spirits. From Clairin to Jamaican pot still and all points in between (plus a flavor map to help you steer your way), this is a rich and diverse world which all spirit lovers should explore.
    Available tickets: 30
    Cost p.p.: EUR 30,00
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    Bruichladdich
    Sun. 5/11 - 14:45-15:45
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    Bruichladdich are excited to present an exclusive line up of whiskies including some brought directly from the distillery. Don’t miss out!

    More info to be announced!
    Available tickets: 30
    Cost p.p.: EUR 15,00
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    Douglas Laing
    Sun. 5/11 - 15:00-16:00
    Chris Legat
    More info to be announced!
    Available tickets: 30
    Cost p.p.: EUR 30,00
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    Dave Broom: Gin
    Sun. 5/11 - 16:00-17:00
    Dave Broom
    Gin’s transformation from an almost dead spirit category to the most dynamic has been remarkable. Dave Broom has talked and written about (and drunk) gin for many years. Join him to explore some of the new wave which are emerging which are emerge in this, the fourth gin craze. Discover how this is arguably the world’s most difficult spirit to distil, what distillers are doing to expand the gin world ever further and how terroir is becoming increasingly important.
    Available tickets: 30
    Cost p.p.: EUR 30,00
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    Kavalan
    Sun. 5/11 - 16:15-17:15
    Kellie Du, Emma Lin
    The rising star of the whiskey firmament, famous for its amazing sherry ripening. However, Taiwan's writer Kavalan has a complete repertoire of different cask ripening in her offer. Kellie Du and Emma Lin take you along the various ropes that Kavalan has to offer: immediately the proof that Kavalan is not a "one trick sherry pony", but a full-fledged player who does not have to put the thumbs down for any established value. "You better watch" out, this party is one from start to finish on strength of strength!

  • Kavalan PORT SOLIST 57,1 °
  • Kavalan VINHO CASK 57,1 °
  • Kavalan CASK SOLIST 58,6 BOURBON °
  • Kavalan FINO SHERRY SOLIST 57 °
  • Kavalan tourbée brut de fût du fût, échantillon
  • Available tickets: 30
    Cost p.p.: EUR 25,00
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