Whiskey For Wings is the Florida Panhandle's premier whiskey celebration. Preparing now for our Second Annual gathering, Whiskey For Wings will bring together distilleries from around the world for an afternoon Grand Tasting for 300 whiskey lovers. In addition,
Whiskey Masterclass tasting seminars will be held in advance
of the Grand Tasting, each focusing on a particular whiskey
portfolio. Attendees will also enjoy special amenities such as our
Cigar and Cocktail Lounge, complementary food and water stations, as well as select beers, courtesy of Perfect Plain Brewing Company.
Attendees to the Grand Tasting will have the opportunity to bid on rare whiskeys and whiskey-related items at our Silent Auction. 100% of the proceeds from this auction benefit the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation.. A updated list of Silent Auction lots may be viewed by clicking here
Regularly $125 - Early Bird Sale: $90
Attendees who purchase a VIP ticket will be admitted to our Grand Tasting one hour earlier than General ticket holders. In addition to being able to enjoy an extra hour of tasting, our participating distilleries are urged to pour a rare or limited release expression exclusively for the VIP attendees.
Regularly $95 - Early Bird Sale: $75
General ticket holders are admitted an hour after VIP ticket holders, and will enjoy three hours for the Grand Tasting.
All VIP and General ticket holders receive a tote bag containing a commemorative Glencairn tasting glass, pen and tasting list.
Designated Driver Tickets
Regularly $25 - Early Bird Sale: $20
Designated Driver passes allow ticket holders into the Grand Tasting with their guest(s). DDs do not receive tote bags, but have access to the venue, and to our food buffets. Ticket holders are NOT permitted to consume any alcoholic beverages at our event.
Our Whiskey Masterclasses are conducted in a classroom-style setting. These seminars will be hosted by a master distiller or brand ambassador, and will feature unique offerings from the host distiller's portfolio. Seating for each Whiskey Masterclasses is limited to 50, and tickets shall be offered on a first-sold basis. Tickets to our Masterclasses are $25 each. Details on these classes may be found on our shopping cart.
Our Grand Tasting is opened one hour early for our VIP ticket holders. VIP tickets shall be limited to 100, providing attendees the luxury of one additional hour of tasting. Participating distilleries are encouraged to present rare and limited whiskeys during this hour. Complimentary food and water stations will be situated throughout the Grand Tasting hall. VIP Tickets are $100 per person.
Our Grand Tasting hall will be opened to all VIP and General ticket holders. Tickets shall be limited to 350. Complimentary food and water stations will be situated throughout the Grand Tasting hall. General Tickets are $75 per person in advance, $85 at the door.
Like a good cigar with your whiskey? Whiskey For Wings can indulge you! All attendees shall have access to our Outdoor Lounge. There attendees will encounter a selection of exceptional cigars available for purchase, courtesy of The Cigar Factory of Pensacola. To complement your lounge experience, some bartenders from the newly-opened Garden & Grain will be creating a number of whiskey-inspired cocktails for you to sample.
Attendees to the Grand Tasting will have the opportunity to participate in our silent auction of whiskeys whiskey-related collectibles, and other fun lots. 100% of the proceeds from this auction will benefit the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation. A list of confirmed auction lots may be found by clicking here
All whiskeys presented at Whiskey For Wings will be available to pre-order at special pricing, courtesy of Old Hickory Whiskey Bar. The staff at Old Hickory will be on-site to process your orders, as well as to share some of their hand-picked, single barrel selections.
To purchase tickets to all "Whiskey For Wings" events please click on the "Purchase Tickets" menu at the top right of this page to be taken to our secure on-line shopping cart.
PLEASE NOTE: Tickets will be available for pickup the day of our event at the Registration tables. We do not mail tickets to you in advance of the event. The reason for this is two-fold. First, it's too easy for folks to misplace or forget their tickets. Second (and more importantly) we must verify you are 21 years of age or older to enter the event.
Tickets are issued in the name of the purchaser, and are not transferable the day of the event. Failure to attend the event or to provide valid I.D. at registration will result in the forfeiture of your registration and fees.
TICKET REFUND POLICY:
Prior to January 1st = 100%
Prior to February 28th = 50%
Refunds are not available after February 28th
Want to keep up with plans for Whiskey For Wings? Interested in becoming a Sponsor or Participating Distiller? Please fill out this form to be added to our email list, and to receive regular updates and details on our upcoming celebration.
P.O. Box 1282 Pensacola, FL 32591