Whisky enthusiasts, get ready! February 2023 is filled with exciting whisky festivals, giving you the opportunity to sample a wide range of whiskies, meet other fans, and learn more about this fascinating spirit. From small local events to large international gatherings, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a guide to the best whisky festivals in February 2023.
Whisky Week Firenze
When: 18-19 February 2023 Where: Florance
Whisky Week Firenze is a week-long celebration of whisky, held in the beautiful city of Florence, Italy. During this exciting event, whisky lovers from around the world gather to sample some of the finest whiskies available, learn about the rich history and culture of the drink, and participate in a range of fascinating events and activities.
One of the highlights of Whisky Week Firenze is “Whisky in Maschera” (Masked Whisky), to celebrate Carnival…with a dram or two!
There are also opportunities to participate in whisky-themed workshops, tastings, and masterclasses where attendees can delve deeper into the world of whisky and learn about its rich history, production processes, and flavour profiles.
Roma Whisky Festival
When: 25-26 February 2023 Where: Rome
The Roma Whisky Festival brings together whisky enthusiasts, producers, and experts from around the world. At the festival, visitors can sample a wide variety of whiskies from different regions and distilleries, including Scotch, Irish, American, and Japanese whiskies, as well as new and innovative expressions from emerging distilleries. Moreover, there will also be a special “collector corner” dedicated to vintage and rare whiskies. The chance of a lifetime to sip some unique whisky!
Along with tastings, the festival also features educational seminars and workshops led by experts in the field. And if you are new to whisky there will also be a special class to learn all the basics: Whisky “ABC”.
Vienna Whisky Convention
When: February 17-18
Where: Vienna, Austria
Held in the beautiful city of Vienna, Austria, this convention is a celebration of the rich and diverse world of whisky. The Vienna Whiskey Convention is about excellent dram and more. Here, knowledge about whiskey can be expanded and you can dive deep into this world. All we can say is…have fun!
When: February 17-19 Where: Hammond, Ontario
Whisky Wonderland is going to be your next favourite whisky festival. The event creates a true whisky wonderland that offers an immersive and unforgettable experience. Indeed, along with incredible tasting and masterclasses, whisky wonderland offers a variety of entertaining activities with live bands, ice skating, outdoor games, fine dining and food pairings. Not your typical whisky event, indeed!
So gather your friends and join the celebration at this one-of-a-kind event, where you’ll have the opportunity to taste some of the finest whiskies, learn from the experts, and make memories that will last a lifetime.
These are the best whisky festivals taking place in February 2023. Whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur or just curious about whisky, these events are a great way to sample new and interesting whiskies, meet other fans, and learn more about this fascinating spirit. So why not mark your calendars and make plans to attend one of these exciting events today!