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Glenmorangie plans a series of virtual events ahead of World Whisky Day

Saturday, May 16, 2020 is the World Whisky Day. The day takes place annually on the third Saturday in May and this year Kenya and the wider East Africa will not be left behind.

To commemorate the international day, Scotch whisky producer Glenmorangie has planned a series of events online to celebrate all matters pertaining to Whisky.

Some of the events planned during the weekdays involving East African Glenmorangie Brand Ambassador Antoine Bbayaga ahead of the event slated for Saturday include:

Glenmorangie & Cocktails

A Ginger Lemon – Glenmorangie cocktail training session to be conducted by Antoine Bbayaga. In the session, Antoine will take whiskey fans all over the world through steps to create delicious cocktails.

Live IG Tasting and zoom session.

During this session, Brand Ambassador Antoine will discuss what makes Glenmorangie, founded in 1843 by William Matheson, unique from other single malt whisky and whisky fans can shoot their questions directly and get answers.

Women who whisky

Ever wondered how to pair food with Glenmorangie? The session targeting women whiskey lovers will showcase some easy ways to match food with whisky for the best and virtual house party to get them through the Covid-19 restrictions and lockdowns.

Peat whisky Cocktails

Here whisky lovers will be able to join Ardbeg US National Ambassador, Cameron George, live on zoom as he showcases easy ways to make peaty cocktails and learn what makes Ardbeg the Untamed Islay single malt whisky.

World Whisky Day

On the World Whisky Day on Saturday, the Scotch whisky producer encourages whisky lovers to host their own virtual whisky events with friends and family for a chance to win a bottles of Glenmorangie and Ardbeg.

Those seeking to be part of the Glenmorangie Webinar tasting experience have been asked to send an email to [email protected] 

Dr Bill Lumsden, the leading light of Glenmorangie and Ardbeg’s whisky creation, has been named the ‘Master Distiller of the Year’ by the International Wines & Spirits Council a record three times.