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Experience some of the finest whiskies from around the world at the NSLC Festival of Whisky 2018. This year’s Festival includes the highly anticipated Grand Tastings, featuring more than 170 whisky selections, as well as three exciting new Single Malt Scotch events. There’s something for everyone, from the curious newcomer to the whisky connoisseur.  

Join fellow whisky lovers at the following Festival events March 1-3, 2018:

NEW! Single Malt Scotch Dinner with The Macallan
Thursday, March 1 | 6-9PM | Chives Canadian Bistro | $125

Enjoy a four course dinner created by Chef Craig Flinn, expertly paired to selections from The Macallan’s portfolio of luxurious single malts, signature series and limited releases. 

NEW! Experience the Distilleries of Scotland
Friday, March 2 | 7-9PM | Compass Room, Casino Nova Scotia | $150
Experience the passion and craftsmanship behind Scotland’s finest single malt distilleries at this intimate and unique event, limited to just 50 tickets.

NEW! Single Malt Scotch Master Class with Glenfiddich and The Balvenie
Saturday, March 3 | 4-5:30PM | Compass Room, Casino Nova Scotia | $25
We’ve brought together two of the most renown whisky brands for a one-of-a-kind Master Class opportunity that is not to be missed.

Grand Tastings No. 1 and No. 2
Saturday, March 3 | 2-4:30PM & 7-9:30PM | Schooner Room, Casino Nova Scotia | $95
Meet and learn from master blenders and distillery representatives, all while sampling from a selection of more than 170 whiskies. 

Please note: Event prices above include taxes and gratuities. All Festival of Whisky 2018 event tickets will be sold through Ticket Atlantic, and their service fees will apply. Ticket purchase link to be added here on February 1, 2018. 

Festival of Whisky Web App

Festival of Whisky Web App

Use our web app to learn more about the whiskies that are coming to the Festival of Whisky 2018. Our web app will be available at the end of January.

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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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Meet the whisky experts

Get to know some of the whisky experts that are coming to the NSLC Festival of Whisky 2018 events.

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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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