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The NSLC Festival of Whisky 2019

Discover the world of whisky at Nova Scotia’s signature whisky experience. The NSLC Festival of Whisky 2019 includes the highly anticipated Grand Tastings, featuring more than 180 whiskies, as well as a schedule filled with dinner events and educational seminars to help build your knowledge of whisky. There’s something for everyone, from the curious newcomer to the whisky connoisseur. 


All tickets are available online, in-person at the Ticket Atlantic Box Office and participating Atlantic Superstores, or by phone at (902) 451-1221 or Toll Free 1-877-451-1221. Service charges apply.

NEW! Festival of Whisky Store: New in 2019, shop the on-site Festival store and take your purchase home or have it delivered to the NSLC store of your choice! No minimum shipment required.

Please note: The Grand Tastings and some of our larger Festival events will be held at our new location: The Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, 1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax NS.

Check back here soon for:

  • Grand Tastings Product List
  • Limited Pours Schedule
  • Dinner Menus
Festival Schedule

Festival Schedule

Join fellow whisky lovers at these Festival of Whisky events between February 28-March 2, 2019.

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Scotland's single malt Regions

Scotland's single malt Regions

The best starting point for selecting the right Single Malt lies in understanding the kind of whiskies each region in Scotland offers.

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WTO Whisky Start with these

Host a whisky tasting

Introduce your guests to whisky's complexity with an at-home whisky tasting. 

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Icons of whisky glasses on a charcoal background with text: Whisky Discovery Guide

Find your favourite whisky

Use our Whisky Discovery Guide to learn more about the styles of whisky that fit you best.

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Get to know whisky

Discover what elements of whisky appeal to you by learning about its different aromas, tastes and more.

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Distillery Feature: Lagavulin

Distillery Feature: Lagavulin

Local records suggest that Lagavulin was already a centre of whisky production in the early 18th century. 

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