Whisky Live Singapore 2023 returns at the Singapore Flyer; Early-bird tickets to the 12th WLS now on sale; launches inaugural Cocktail and Food Street
Whisky Live Singapore (WLS) is South-East Asia’s premier event for whisky and fine spirits aficionados. Since 2010, Whisky Live Singapore has solidified its status as the must-attend exhibition, growing each year, it attracts global exhibitors and passionate attendees.
Now in its 12th edition held at the Singapore Flyer, WLS offers a remarkable platform to explore an extensive array of drinks, and interact with the professionals who make them. Guests partake in tastings of diverse expressions, attend enlightening masterclasses, and connect with industry insiders. Through immersive experiences, seminars, and networking opportunities, WLS invites participants to delve into the intricate world of whisky.
We cannot wait to attend this amazing event that brings an entire plethora of exhibitors and brands for 2 full days, and we crave for the amazing display of whisky each year! Simply amazing and such a lovely way to spend your weekend!
Whisky Live Singapore on Tuesday opened early-bird ticket sales for its 12th edition. South-East Asia’s largest whiskies and fine spirits tasting show will take place at the exciting new location of the Singapore Flyer for the first time on November 18 and 19, 2023.
Organised by La Maison du Whisky (LMDW) Asia-Pacific, Whisky Live Singapore 2023 entices visitors with its grand new venue at the Singapore Flyer, and leverages the location to introduce its inaugural Cocktail and Food Street.
The Cocktail and Food Street will act as an additional platform for Whisky Live Singapore to engage with an anticipated attendance of over 3,000 visitors over the course of two days – including both new and more experienced whisky and spirits enthusiasts, as well as industry professionals.
Taking place along the iconic Singapore waterfront, the inaugural Cocktail and Food Street will bring together bartenders with curated food partners, all set up against the backdrop of the tunes from a Live deejay.
While admission to Whisky Live Singapore’s ever-present Whisky Hall, Spirits Gallery, and exhibitor masterclasses will be ticketed as usual, the concurrent Cocktail and Food Street is non-ticketed and open for access to the general public.
Single-day tickets to enter Whisky Live Singapore on Saturday, November 18 are priced at $150 for the Connoisseur pass, and $230 for the VIP pass. Single-day tickets for Sunday, November 19 are priced at $130 for the Connoisseur pass, and $200 for the VIP pass. In addition, VIPs may buy a $400 two-day combo pass for November 18 and 19.
Fostering education and information, Whisky Live Singapore will feature a diverse lineup of booths, exhibits, masterclasses, and tasting sessions that cater to audiences from an array of interests and backgrounds. More than 800 members of trade and 100 participating brands will supply unprecedented insight into the drinks industry.
Arthur Morbois, Managing Director of LMDW Asia-Pacific, said: “The 12th edition of Whisky Live Singapore solidifies its role as the authoritative spirits show in the region. It will see higher attendances from consumers and trade, with more masterclasses lined up, to help our guests discover more about their favourite spirits.
“Selecting the Singapore Flyer as the venue and adding a Cocktail Street is the cherry on the cake. Hosting the event at such a local landmark lends Whisky Live Singapore a prestigious and significant association.
“It’s a fresh and original avenue to welcome the friends we’ve made over the span of a decade, and celebrate how Whisky Live Singapore has gone from strength to strength. Some of these thrilling interactions, involving the Flyer, will be unveiled in due course.
“I’m already excited to say that Cocktail Street is for everyone to enjoy, opening Whisky Live Singapore’s doors to a larger audience who will be able to enjoy delicious cocktails together in a great atmosphere and location.”
Visitors to Whisky Live Singapore 2023 can expect:
● A wonderful new venue at the Singapore Flyer to enjoy the finest drinks in air-conditioned comfort on the Singapore waterfront
● The largest Whisky Hall yet, facilitating the discovery of new releases and distilling techniques from exhibitors
● A Spirits Gallery that showcases rums, French spirits, agave-based creations from South America, gins and many more
● Whisky Live Singapore’s inaugural Cocktail and Food Street serving drinks and food from curated bars and F&B partners, to the tunes of a Live deejay
● More than 20 free masterclass sessions – twice Whisky Live Singapore 2022’s edition – held in two dedicated masterclass rooms
● ‘La Boutique’ hybrid physical and online bottle shop to allow immediate purchase of items that impressed, or delivery at a later date
● To mingle with professionals from the whisky and spirits industry, representing over 100 brands
With expectations comfortably exceeding the 2022 edition’s figures of 2,700 visitors and 80 exhibitors, Whisky Live Singapore 2023 will truly be the largest whisky and fine spirits event held in South-East Asia yet.