When was the last time you drank 50-year-old Scotch while looking at one of the seven natural wonders of the world? If it was only last year then you would probably be one of the few whiskey lovers who suffered at the Grand Canyon for a taste of a very old Glenfiddich. But if you missed it, note: the fourth annual Universal whiskey experience Pours into Las Vegas April 2-5, and continues in its tradition of transcending itself. As always, the four-day affair culminates in The Nth (as in “Nth Grade Whiskey”), the ultimate celebration of Scotch, Irish, American and even Japanese whiskey once again featured in the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star. Wayne Las Vegas By Commercial Real Estate Developer and Extreme Whiskey Collector Mahesh Patel. True, you can also fly to Scotland this spring in search of the best Scotch in the world. But why freeze yours sporran Off when you can let the best scotch in the world come to you? Here is the detail.
High roller experience
If the depth of your wallet only matches your desire for luxury whiskey, this is it VIP package ($ 2,495 per person) is for you. Check in on Thursday and relax until evening; You will want your opinion on you for the Speed Dating whiskey dinner, hosted by five spirit celebrities who will march – or rather, move – you in their portfolio. The next day, dive to the deep end of the exclusive High Roller Lounge for early access to Super Pours (the rare, unique and sharp dramas of your dreams) before everyone else. It allows you to focus your efforts on flagship whiskey or new projects as the doors open to Nth, the great four-star tasting Encore at Wynn Las VegasBeethoven Ballroom featuring distilleries, master blenders, ambassadors and other whiskey products, followed by a gourmet dinner prepared by Wayne Las Vegas senior chef James Benson. Then, on Saturday, attend four master classes, where you can really indulge with other serious collectors in sitting tastings with themes ranging from the art of blending to tasting from the older variations of the Highland Park Warrior series. Meet “The Nose,” master blender Richard Patterson, or try the latest edition of Glenmorangie with brand ambassador David Blackmore.
If time is short, e Friday only package It’s only $ 525 per person, and includes access to the sumptuous tasting with two super pourers, a gourmet dinner prepared by Benson, a Glenkiren tasting glass, a cigar and a bonus event, tastings from the first versions of the Orphan Barrel whiskey distillery and a whiskey aging panel. We must admit that the $ 300 for Dram Super Pours alone make this event worthwhile for the whiskey lover.
Bring a guest
If you’ve ever heard the term “whiskey widow”, you know very well why The Nth offers a companion ticket. Now you can bring a non-whiskey lover to the company and bounce tasting notes for just $ 275. The package includes access to tastings plus dinner, but with champagne and wine instead of whiskey. The relationship was maintained.
Sip the links
Add Golf round Each package is priced at $ 275 per person, and you will likely find yourself fiddling with a distillery or two at the Country Club Canyon Gate. Enjoy round-trip transportation, green fees, clubs, cart, balls, hot breakfast before departure, three premium drinks, whiskey tasting during and after the game, cigars, post-game barbecue, and yes, more whiskey.
Glenfiddich does it again
Not really the Grand Canyon this year, but a big celebration, nonetheless. Arrived early a day for a private cocktail and a double whiskey dinner, ($ 165 per person; call RS2P 702-414-3737) at 6:30 pm on April 2 in four stars Delmonico Steakhouse, A real four-star whiskey temple Casino Venice Resort With Malt Master Brian Kinsman, Brand Ambassador Glenfiddich Mitch Bacard and Delmonico Mixolano Max Solano. Chef de cuisine Ronny Rainwater will prepare a four-course menu combined with 12-, 15-, 18- and 21-year-old Glenfiddich Scotch. Guests will also receive a free cigar from Alec Bradley.
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