Masterclasses

Sydney Whisky Fair 2018
Friday 24 – Saturday 25 August

The Oak Barrel will held a series of intimate, sit-down whisky masterclasses in the weeks leading up to the 2018 Sydney Whisky Fair.

Taking place in the Cellar Room of our Sydney CBD store, it’s was a chance to get up close and nosing with distillers, producers, experts and other whisky lovers.

We’ll be announcing events below as they’re confirmed!

Wednesday 11 July

Creative Whisky Company Launch

At The Oak Barrel
SOLD OUT – THANKS!

We welcome the Creative Whisky Company into The Oak Barrel with expressions from LaphroaigOrkneyGlen KeithArdmoreDailuaine and more…

Details & Tickets
Wednesday 1 August

An Evening With Baker Williams Distillery

At The Oak Barrel
SOLD OUT – THANKS!

An intimate and extensive masterclass with the distiller from Mudgee’s new whisky (and rum and brandy) distillery…

Details & Tickets
Tuesday 14 August

Rest & Be Thankful Single Cask Tasting

At The Oak Barrel
SOLD OUT – THANKS!

A night dedicated to single casks from Octomore, Arran, Ledaig, Tomore and more. A few over 20 years old as well…

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Wednesday 15 August

Ardbeg Night Tasting

At The Oak Barrel
SOLD OUT

A night focused on this famed Islay distillery. We’ll delve into new releases, rare releases and archive releases…

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Tuesday 21 August

GlenDronach Single Cask Tasting

At The Oak Barrel
SOLD OUT!

A night dedicated to one of our favourite distilleries – GlenDronach. With a new allocation of single casks in Australia, we’ve put together a night the likes of which we haven’t see for years…

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Wednesday 22 August

Tim Duckett’s Trails Through Tasmania

At The Oak Barrel
SOLD OUT – THANKS!

Our favourite new Whisky Fair tradition – Heartwood and Tassie Indie Bottlers’ Tim Duckett bringing up a range of weird and wonderful drams from down south…

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Thursday 23 August

Australian Distillers Dinner 2018

At The Oak Barrel
SOLD OUT – THANKS!

The annual Australian Distillers Dinner is back for 2018, with a new host of distillers and a new venue. One of the most anticipated whisky nights of the year…

Details & Tickets