Join us for a four-week series where you'll learn about Whisky! During each 90 minute session you will have the opportunity to sample and learn about a variety of products.
ABOUT THE INTRODUCTION SERIES
Hosted by The Port’s Customer Experience Manager and Certified Sommelier, Dave Pieroway, the Introduction Series provides the perfect foundation for getting to know and understand the world of wine, spirits and beer. Series run in four week sessions.
WEEK 1: Tuesday, January 9
Discover the World of Whisky
Get introduced to the Whisky Discovery Guide, and how it can help you find your favourite whiskies at the NSLC. Learn about Scotch whiskies, and how to properly nose and taste them.
WEEK 2: Tuesday, January 16
What's the difference between Blended Scotch and Single Malt Scotch? What's in an age statement? Learn more about what trends are driving this popular whisky sub-category, and experience a fine selection of Single Malt Scotches.
WEEK 3: Tuesday, January 23
Discover Irish Whiskey and its global influence on the whisky category. Known for its versatility, there's plenty of innovation happening in Irish whiskey. Plus, taste some other new world whiskies from India, Japan and Tasmania.
WEEK 4: Tuesday, January 30
American Whiskey and Bourbon
Leading the way of the brown spirits rennaissance is Bourbon; the classic American whiskey. Learn about what makes American Whiskey different from Bourbon, and taste your way through a flight of samples including emerging styles of rye whiskey, and rich, newer bourbons.