Whisky Live – Manila 2018

​​​​Online Registration is Now Closed. Tickets Will Be Sold at the Event

London, Paris, Tokyo, New York and now MANILA​!

The BIGGEST International Whisky Event in the world is back for its 3rd year in Manila. This premier tasting event will allow guests to try over 131 top notch different types of whisky, scotch, bourbons, and blends from all over the world.

Over 10 International Whisky Masters will be in attendance to entertain, educate and hangout with. There will also be many activities to keep you occupied between the two days.

If you like a nice scotch, want to learn something new and want to do something fun, join us at this year’s Whisky Live 2018.

What To Expect at Whisky Live Manila 2018

Unlimited Whisky Tastings

TASTE a vast array of over 121 whisky styles and flavors from around the globe

Make Valuable Connections

Surround yourself with other like minded individuals and MEET others who share your passion for whisky

Become an Expert

LEARN how to properly taste and understand the different tasting notes of each whisky

Experience Something Unique

Try something new and ENJOY a unique activity that is only offered annually in a few cities worldwide.

Other Activities

Master Classes

Bartending Competition

Book Signings

Best Dressed Competition

Whisky Awards

Featured Speakers

Ian Chang
Kavalan Master Blender

Giancarlo Bianchi
Technical Director of Penderyn Distillery

​Jonathan S​cott
​​​Director of Glengoyne Distillery

Murphy Chang
'Keeper of the Quaich'
& Glenmorangie BA

​Paul Wang
​"Keeper of the Quaich" and Douglas Laing Global BA

Stephan Berg
Owner and Creator of Bitter Truth

​Iain T. Forteath
​Angus Dundee Distillers PLC Global Brand Ambassadors

​Ervin Trykowski
​Singleton Global Brand Ambassador

​Frasier Campbell
​Dewars Global Brand Ambassador

​​Kevin Liu
​​Raasay Distillery Global Brand Ambassador

Neil Strachan
Balvenie Regional Brand Ambassador

​Cindy Chiu
​Brand Ambassador of Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Hamish Houliston
Chivas Brand Ambassador

Jamey Merkel
Beam Suntory Brand Ambassador

Keith Nair
Macallan Brand Ambassador

Fintan Cannon
Pernod Ricard Brand Ambassador

Charmaine Ann Thio
Hendricks Brand Ambassador

Kai Lum
Bacardi Brand Ambassador

Cedric Mendoza
Head Bartender of Manhattan
(Ranked #3 Bar in the World)

Francis Hasegawa
​Lit Manila & Japanese Whisky Specialist

​Lee Watson
​ABV Cocktail, Bitters & Master Mixologist


Friday (November 9, 2018)

Time ClassSpeakerLocation
5:30Hendrick’s Gin Deconstructed Tasting
Charmaine Ann Thio
Hendrick's Reigonal Brand Ambassador
Room 1
6:00Manhattan Bar Singapore Presents Beam Suntory ‘s Cocktail 101Cedric Mendoza
Manhattan (Ranked #3 Bar in the World)
Room 2
7:00The Art of Blending Edrington - Highland Park, Glenrothes, GlenturretKeith Nair
Edrington Reigonal Brand Ambassador
Room 1
7:30Glenmorangie - Layoring the Flavors of LasantaMurphy Chang
'Keeper of the Quaich' & Brand Ambassador
Room 2
8:30Kavalan - Symphony of Flavors and Single CasksIan Chang
Master Blender
Room 1
9:00Chivas Regal Blending SessionHamish Houliston
Brand Ambassador
Room 2

​​Saturday (November ​10, 2018)

Time ClassSpeakerLocation
5:30The Bitter Truth Cocktails with Stephen BergStephen Berg
Founder and Creator of the Bitter Truth
Room 1
6:00Auchentoshan Single Malt Scotch Masterclass by Jamey Merkel, Brand Ambassador Beam SuntoryJamey Merkel
Brand Ambassador Beam Suntory
Room 2
7:00The Balvenie - The 25 Years of DoublewoodNeil Strachan
Regional Brand Ambassador
Room 1
7:30Hennessey Cognac - "Progression to Perfection"Murphy Chang
"Keeper of the Quaich" & Regional Brand Ambassador
Room 2
8:30Pendyrn - Flavor Distinction of Different CasksDr. Giancarlo Bianchi
Technical Director of Penderyn Distillery
Room 1
9:00Speyside Selection Malts and Blends - Glenlivet, Aberlour and MoreHamish Houliston
Brand Ambassador
Room 2

Featured Brands

​​Online Registration is Now Closed.
Tickets Will Be Sold at the Event

2018 Sponsorship

Join us at Whisky Live Manila 2018 as a sponsor to increase your brand exposure and connect yourselves with over 3000 event attendees. Whether your goal is to increase your brand awareness, generate leads or be an exhibitor at our event, our Sponsorship packages can be custom fitted to suit your needs.

Interested in Sponsoring?

Whisky Live Manila provides a perfect opportunity to introduce and connect your brand with thousands of targeted business owners, CEO’s and upper level managers. Join us as a sponsor to feature your brand and promote yourself to the right crowd.


​November 9-10, 2018


Shangri-La at The Fort


Bonifacio Global City

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