Melbourne 16 & 17 June

Melbourne city

WHISKYLIVE is Melbourne's whisky sampling event of the year.

  • Get to know a vast array of whisky styles and flavours.
  • Enjoy the whisky flavours accompanied with an assortment of gourmet eats.
  • Surround yourself with people who share your passion for whisky.
  • Cultivate your whisky passion with expert whisky instruction.

Whisky Live is an exclusive event for adults 18 and older.

Lagavulin Distillery Virtual Tour

A special addition for those lovers of Islay and peated whiskies - an exclusive virtual journey sampling the special Lagavulin range whilst being transported to the Lagavulin Distillery on Islay through sight, smell and taste. Lasting approximately 30minutes during each Whisky Live session. The cost is $20 per person. Click here for more details and to purchase your Lagavulin Experience tickets. You will need a Whisky Live ticket to gain access to the Lagavulin Experience.

Whisky Tasting Guide

This printed guide is given to all attendees and includes photos, tasting notes and flavour profile. A digital copy is emailed a week before so you can start drooling and planning your tasting order before the occasion.   

The Rare and Old Bar

If there’s an old or rare whisky you’ve always wanted to experience this may be the bar where all your wildest whisky dreams can come true. Here, you can sip that once in a lifetime whisky or tick one off your “bucket list”, at an affordable cost. There will be whiskies from closed distilleries, special bottlings, sold-out expressions and very old whisky. Expose yourself to something truly rare, exclusive and decadent.

Venue and times

InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto
495 Collins Street, Melbourne

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Sessions:
Friday 16th June - 6pm - 9.30pm
Saturday 17th June - 1pm - 4.30pm
Saturday 17th June - 6pm - 9.30pm

Whisky Live Tickets

Click the “Tickets” button to partake in Melbourne's supreme whisky tasting event. Your ticket entitles you to experience all the whiskies for sampling at the whisky stands, an assortment of food to graze while tasting, the Tasting Guide and a commemorative whisky glass to take home and relive the occasion. Whiskies at the Rare and Old Bar are not included.

Whisky Live tickets have no booking fee. You can have your tickets emailed to you to print straight after you purchase. Buy your ticket and start dreaming. 


This year there are 2 ticket types:

Standard Tickets : $110 per person.

VIP Tickets : $250 per person. These have the addition of: Whisky appreciation class; $20 shopping voucher, special dram at the Rare & Old Bar, 4 issue Whisky Magazine Subscription and use of the special VIP room.

Click the green "Tickets" button now to purchase.