It is that time of the year again for our larger whisky tasting events. I have attended the SMWSA’s Whisky Extravaganzas for the past couple of years.
Please see the SMWSA’s formal invitation:
Ladies and Gentlemen are cordially invited to enjoy a connoisseur’s evening featuring rare & exceptional single malt, Scotch and unique whiskies from around the world. The evening includes a delicious dinner buffet as well as a selection of premium imported cigars for our guests’ later enjoyment. The Single Malt & Scotch Whisky Extravaganza brings the discerning enthusiast the opportunity to sample the participating whiskies in a sophisticated and elegant environment with genuine camaraderie and knowledgeable representatives from each participating distillery.
All events from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Registration begins at 7:00pm. Business casual, Jackets preferred. No denim or athletic attire.
Chicago: October 18, 2012, The Union League Club of Chicago, 65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604
Washington, DC: October 30, 2012, JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20004
Philadelphia: November 1, 2012, The Union League Club of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Los Angeles: November 9, 2012, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
San Francisco: November 14, 2012, The Intercontinental San Francisco, 888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Seattle: November 16, 2012, The Rainier Club, 820 Fourth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
Fort Lauderdale: December 6, 2012, The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
Ticket Prices: Members tickets to the Extravaganza are $135.00 each and non-member guest tickets are $150.00 each. Readers of the WhiskyWall will receive the members’ price at $135.00 each, when you use the promotional code: “WW2012”.
You can purchase tickets directly on the web here or you can call (800) 990-1991.
* I am planning on attending the San Francisco event, thanks to the SMWSA. Hope to see some of you there! – Chris