Vancouver gets its first whisky festival


Brand ambassadors from Scotland and around the world are coming to Vancouver to extoll the virtues of the water of life – whisky, that is.

On Jan. 18, at Terminal City Club (837 W. Hastings St.), the First Vancouver Whisky Festival will give participants the chance to taste whisky from Scotland, Ireland, Canada, USA and Japan as well as from such untraditional whisky regions such as India and Taiwan.

Whisky lovers will be able to rub shoulders with bloggers, writers, and connoisseurs who are eager to share their knowledge and appreciation of this elixir, as well as tell us when (if ever) whisky should be spelled “whiskey.”

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Vancouver gets its first whisky festival