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Media & Photos 2013
Victoria Whisky Festival 2013 - Photogalleries
Event Photography courtesy of Jen Steele Photography
Thursday Night, January 17th, 2013
Friday Night, January 18th, 2013
Saturday Day, January 19th, 2013 - Day
Consumer Tasting, January 19th, 2013


Victoria Whisky Festival 2013 - Media Coverage



Whiskycast HD: The Victoria Whisky Festival
Each January, whisky lovers gather in Victoria, British Columbia for one of the world’s top whisky festivals, the Victoria Whisky Festival. In this episode of WhiskyCast HD, you’ll get a look at what makes the Victoria Whisky Festival special.

CTV: Your Island Arts & Lifestyle: January 17, 2013
CTV’s Adam Sawatsky has Your Island Arts & Lifestyle for January 17, 2013.

Shaw TV: go! Island: January 2013
With Karen Elgersma interviewing Iain Hooey
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Whiskycast: Episode 407: January 18, 2013
It’s time for one of the world’s top whisky festivals…the Victoria Whisky Festival in British Columbia. The festival kicked off with the presentation of the annual Canadian Whisky Awards, and we’ll hear from founder Davin de Kergommeaux and the distiller behind the 2012 Canadian Whisky of the Year, Forty Creek’s John Hall. We’ll also get an update on the progress of British Columbia’s largest whisky distillery from Shelter Point owner Patrick Evans, and update the week’s news in the first of two episodes from Victoria this weekend!
Listen to this episode (34:33, 15.8 MB)

Whiskycast: Whiskycast Virtual Tastings: January 2013
This month, our tasting panel gathered at the Victoria Whisky Festival in Victoria, British Columbia. Hanna Raskin, Johanne McInnis, and Graham MacKenny tasted four whiskies that scored highly in the 2012 Canadian Whisky Awards: Century Reserve Lot 15/25, Gibson’s Finest 12, Forty Creek Confederation Oak, and Alberta Premium Dark Horse.
Listen to this episode (38:00, 17.4 MB)


Victoria festival gets frisky with whisky for soldout event on Sunday
January 16, 2013
By Pedro Arrais
Times Colonist
Around Town at Whisky Fest: Canada’s high-spirited secret
January 18, 2013
By Michael D. Reid
Times Colonist


Miss Whisky, The Queen of Victoria’s festivals, Miss Whisky, January 07, 2013

Dramming Everything Whisky, Victoria Whisky Festival 2013, by Oliver Klimek, January 23, 2013

Billy's Booze Blog, The Victoria Whisky Festival, January 28, 2013

Billy's Booze Blog, The Wonderful World of Canadian Whisky, January 30, 2013

Billy's Booze Blog, Shelter Point Distillery, February 05, 2013

Billy's Booze Blog, The Victoria Whisky Festival – Quick Tastings: Bowmore, February 8, 2013

Billy's Booze Blog, The Victoria Whisky Festival - The Springbank Grand Tasting, February 12, 2013

The Victoria Whisky Festival - Quick Tastings: Benromach, February 19, 2013

Renewed Interest in Canadian Whisky Entices Affordable Brand to Shift Focus to Quality, By Hanna Raskin Tue., Jan. 22 2013

Seattle Gets Its Shot at Single-Malt Innovation From India, By Hanna Raskin Tue., Jan. 25 2013

Canadian Whisky Goes for Gold, January 18, 2013

Victoria Whisky Festival 2013 - Menu
Victoria Whisky Festival 2013 - Menu


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