Sydney Whisky Shows for 2018

Whisky fans, it’s time to mark your diaries for these major Sydney whisky shows for 2018.

Sydney Whisky Shows for 2018


Irish Whiskey Fair 2018 by The Wild Rover

The Wild Rover’s Irish Whiskey Fair is back, this time running over 2 days. In addition to the expo style set up, they will be serving cocktails (not included in ticket price) from the Rover bartenders. Brands featured on the day include Jameson, Redbreast, Teeling, Bushmills, Tyrconnell, Connemara, Tullamore Dew, Slane, Glendalough, Writers Tears and The Irishman.

Where: ​The Wild Rover, 75 Campbell St Surry Hills NSW 2010

Saturday 10 March 2018: 12pm – 5pm
Sunday 11 March 2018: 1pm – 6pm

Tickets: ​$50 includes ten whiskey tasters, food to snack on during the session and a Whiskey Co-Op tasting glass. Available via The Whiskey Co-Op website from 9am Thursday 16th February 2018.

Whisky Live and Fine Spirits Sydney 2018

Whisky Live will be introducing other spirits at their Whisky Live and Fine Spirits tasting event. There will be vodkas, gins, rums and cognacs in addition to a great line up of whisky.

Where: InterContinental Sydney, 117 Macquarie Street, near Circular Quay

Friday 11 May 2018: 6pm – 9.30pm
Saturday 12 May 2018: 12pm – 3.30pm
Saturday 12 May 2018: 5pm – 8.30pm

Tickets : $110 per person per session. Tickets through eventbrite.

Check out our 2017 review of Whisky Live.

Whisky Show 2018 by Alchemist Events

Where: Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport, 241 O’Riordan Street, Mascot

Friday 18 May 2018: 4pm – 8pm
Saturday 19 May 2018: noon – 4pm
Saturday 19 May 2018: 5pm – 9pm.

Tickets: $60 per person per session. Tickets through eventbrite.

Check out our 2017 review of Whisky Show.

Sydney Whisky Fair 2018

Where: The Oak Barrel, 152 Elizabeth St, Sydney

Friday 24 August 2018: TBA
Saturday 25 August 2018: TBA
Saturday 25 August 2018: TBA

Members TBA
Non-members: TBA

Whiskey Roadshow 2018

Returning for the second year, the Whiskey Roadshow by Australian Bartender Magazine will take place during Bar Week again. You’ll have the chance to taste whiskies from all over the world – bourbon, rye, Scottish single malts, rare Japanese whiskies and Australian whisky.

Where: The Clock Hotel, 470 Crown St, Surry Hills
When: Sydney Bar Week, Wednesday 19 September 2018, 5.30-8.30pm
Tickets: $55 through eventbrite.


Updated 16 February 2018.


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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of popular online magazine Gourmantic and Cocktails & Bars, a website dedicated to cocktail culture and the discerning drinker. She is named in Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The Academy responsible for judging the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the inaugural Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions.