The city of Atlanta is set to host one of the most anticipated whiskey events of the year, “Whiskies of the World,” on Saturday, October 21st. The event, which will take place at the luxurious Intercontinental Buckhead located at 3315 Peachtree Rd NE, promises an evening filled with the finest global whiskeys, gourmet bites, and enlightening masterclasses.

From 6:45 PM to 9:30 PM, attendees will have the opportunity to indulge in a free-flowing selection of global whiskeys, accompanied by light gourmet bites. Each participant will also receive a souvenir tasting glass to commemorate the experience. While VIP admissions have already sold out, general admission tickets are available for $125.

One of the highlights of the evening will be the masterclasses, offering deep dives into the world of whiskey:

  • What Makes Texas Terroir Unique: Bourbon Provocateur Shane Merriam will discuss the unique characteristics of Texas terroir, showcasing whiskeys such as Small Batch, Single Barrel, HoneyDew, and Balmorhea.
  • Widow Jane: Deep Cuts & Rare Sips: Canyon Shayer, the Northern Eastern Brand Ambassador and Spirits Specialist for Widow Jane, will guide attendees through the intricate balance of art and science in whiskey blending, presenting some rare bottles that are hard to find on shelves.
  • Rye Whiskey and Catoctin Creek: An Exploration of Tradition and Innovation: Becky Harris, Founder & Head Distiller of Catoctin Creek Distilling Company, will delve into the history of rye whiskey in America, discussing its influence on the modern craft spirit market and the innovative expressions of this beloved spirit.

The event will also feature a plethora of participating brands, including Brenne French Single Malt Whisky, Indri Single Malt Indian Whiskey, Garrison Brothers Distillery, Widow Jane, Angel’s Envy Bourbon Finished in Port Barrels, and many more.

For those interested in attending a masterclass, it’s essential to note that a ticket to “Whiskies of the World” is required for admission. There’s a nominal registration fee of $10 for the masterclasses, and attendees are encouraged to arrive at least 5 minutes before the class starts to secure their reserved seat.

As the date approaches, whiskey enthusiasts from all corners are marking their calendars for this grand celebration of whiskey culture, tradition, and innovation.