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10th edition of Whisky Ottawa

  • 10th edition!
  • Whisky Ottawa

2024 Happy New Year,

We hope this message finds you in good spirits and ready for another exciting year. The 2023 Whiskey Ottawa event was a memorable evening held at the Shaw Center, but as the saying goes, change is the only constant. So, for 2024, we're once again on the move, exploring new possibilities.

We're considering a return to the Canadian War Museum or perhaps another fantastic venue right here in Ottawa. Rest assured, wherever we end up, it will be an exceptional setting for our whiskey enthusiasts.

First and foremost, we want to extend our heartfelt thanks to all of you who joined us for the ninth edition of Whisky Ottawa at the Shaw Centre. Your support means the world to us, especially in these challenging times. We're deeply grateful and hope to see even more of you in 2024. While we're still not back to our full pre-COVID attendance, every familiar face brightens up our event.

As we gear up for our monumental 10th edition of Whisky Ottawa, we have some exciting plans in store. Expect more master distillers, a wider range of international whiskey brands not yet available in Ontario, and Masterclasses that will pique the interest of both seasoned whiskey connoisseurs and newcomers alike.

So, whether you're a whiskey novice or a seasoned aficionado, mark your calendars for Whisky Ottawa 2024. We can't wait to share another memorable evening of whiskey tasting and appreciation with all of you.

But wait, there's more! Don't forget to sign up for the Whisky Ottawa Insider if you haven't already. It's the best way to stay in the loop and receive exclusive updates about the event. You won't want to miss out on the exciting news and offers we have in store for our loyal supporters.

Cheers to a fantastic 2024!
Warm regards,


Philip Dangerfield
Whisky Ottawa Organizer

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  • Paradigm Spirits
  • London, On.

Paradigm Spirits

Paradigm Spirits Co. was created by passionate craft spirit entrepreneurs with a vision to build a distillery within a fabulous destination location. We found our home at 100 Kellogg Lane in London, Ontario. We are a young craft distillery, having opened our doors in December of 2020.

  • Craftworks Spirits
  • Global Craft Whisky

Craftworks Spirits

We are Canadian importers of unique, high-quality distilled spirits and beverages from around the world. M&H Elements Peated, Nc'nean Organic Single Malt, Cotswolds Single Malt,,,,

  • Zuidam Distillers
  • Netherlands

Zuidam Distillers

This year Whisky Ottawa has the pleasure of introducing Millstone from Zuidam Distillery of the Netherlands, to our Ottawa whisky enthuses.  Patrick Van Zuidam is the Managing Director of Zuidam Distillers. 

  • Etobicoke,

WOODMAN Wines and Spirits

We specialize in importing, distributing, selling and marketing fine wines and spirits in Ontario through the LCBO. See Woodman's Whisky Ottawa's line-up.

  • Signal Hill Whisky
  • Newfoundland

Signal Hill Whisky

Crafted from the finest Canadian corn and barley and blended with the pristine waters of Newfoundland, Canada. Why does our whisky taste so good? CRYSTAL HEAD VODKA’s is another fine Canadian Spirit that will be joining Signal Hill in the Main Hall

  • Toronto


PROXIMO is a global innovator of quality spirits that create excitement with every sip. Always on the lookout for what’s next, PROXIMO builds brands and invents new products to meet the world’s changing tastes and trends in memorable new ways.


  • Markham


SPIRITS is a selection of spirits from around the world for their exceptional taste and great value. Noble Estates, Ontario, brings Howitzer, a great Canadian Whisky. In addition, howitzer Whisky will be at Whisky Ottawa.


  • NB Distillers
  • Welland, ON

NB Distillers

Founded in 2020, NB Distillers is genuinely a manifestation of true love. Love of people, diversity, culture and, lest we forget, a well-curated spirit. See NB Distillers Whisky Ottawa's whisky and spirits line-up

  • Macaloney’s Island
  • Victoria, BC

Macaloney’s Island Whisky

Based in Canada, Robin is responsible for Macaloney’s Whisky portfolio in North America (except BC). Mr. Morgan is a veteran sales representative and a true whisky enthusiast who brings with him unparalleled product knowledge to his masterclass.

  • Last Straw Distillery
  • Concord

Last Straw Distillery

Last Straw's Single Farm Whisky Program! Our distillery dreams are starting to come true. When we started Last Straw, we started it to make whisky. The original dream was an on-farm distillery,


  • Great White Northern Spirits
  • Brampton

Great White Northern Spirits

Great White Northern Spirits, Agent/Supplier to represent the manufacturer of fine Wines, Spirits & Beers from all around the world in the Canadian marketplace. See Great White Northern Spirits Whisky Ottawa line-up

  • Dunrobin Distilleries
  • Stittsville

Dunrobin Distilleries

Our inaugural whisky was developed with one word in mind, approachable. The result is an award-winning triumph, blending new oak, sherry and bourbon barrel-aged wheat, corn and rye together in perfect harmony. 

  • Toronto


Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd is a leading Canadian distributor and marketer of spirits and wines. As Pernod Ricard’s affiliated partner in Canada, Corby distributes the iconic international brands in the Pernod Ricard portfolio. See Corby's Whisky Ottawa line-up,

  • Charton Hobbs
  • Toronto

Charton Hobbs

Cultivating Canada's wine and spirit landscape since 1925. By partnering with international producers, leading retailers, and hospitality trade networks, we offer premium products and branded experiences to consumers across the country. See Charton Hobbs Whisky Ottawa line-up,


  • Andrew Peller
  • Grimsby

Andrew Peller Beverage company

Our artisanal spirits and cream liquors are crafted using locally sourced, Canadian-grown grains and fresh Ontario dairy. Our No.99 spirits offer a complete selection of fine spirits to enjoy. See Andrew Peller Whisky Ottawa line-up. 

  • Authentic Wine, Spirits
  • Mississauga

Authentic Wine, Spirits

Helping us pioneer Canada’s beverage alcohol landscape for nearly a century, the bars, restaurants, hospitality groups, and retailers we work with are more than just clients - they are true business partners. See Authentic Whisky Ottawa line-up of Michters.

  • Luxco Beverage company
  • St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Luxco Beverage company

Luxco is a consumer products company that is mindful of the past, yet focused on the future.  See Luxco's Whisky Ottawa line-up.


  • 7 Seven Seals
  • Stans, Switzerland

7 Seven Seals

7 Seven Seals Distillery AG is a small, committed company in the innovative production and marketing of spirits! The main focus of the company is on whisky production. See the Whisky Ottawa, 7 Seven Seals line-up 

  • Guest Master Blender
  • Whisky Ottawa

Guest Master Blender

Our guest Master Blender got his start as a microbiologist at the historic Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. distillery before attaining his Ph.D. in Brewing and Distilling and assuming his current role in early 2012. 

  • Definitive Guide to Canadian Distilleries
  • Ottawa

Definitive Guide to Canadian Distilleries

Davin de Kergommeaux and Blair Phillips working together, Definitive Guide to Canadian Distilleries. Davin de Kergommeaux is recognized as the world expert on Canadian whisky. Blair Phillips, Toronto lifestyle and spirits writer. See more, 

  • North of 7 Whisky
  • Ottawa, ON

North of 7 Whisky

North of 7 is currently producing 5 types of Canadian Whiskey - a four grain bourbon style whisky, a traditional bourbon mash consisting of corn-rye-barley, a 'wheater' made of corn-wheat-barley, a 95% rye-5% barley mash plus our used whisky barrels are being refilled with 100% malted barley for a 'scotch‍‍‍' style whis‍‍‍ky. 

When and Where

Unique Executive Experience
Masterclass with Dougal Barr
Friday September 29th, 2023
Venue: Montgomery Scotch Lounge,750 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa ON
Now on sale

Masterclass Series
Saturday September 30th, 2023
at 2:00pm and 5:30pm
Venue: Shaw Center, Ottawa ON
Now on sale

VIP Exclusive Experience
Saturday September 30th, 2023
at 5:00pm
with Dougal Barr
Venue: Shaw Center, Ottawa ON
Now on sale

Grand Tasting Hall
(main event)
Saturday September 30th, 2023
at 7:00pm
Venue: Shaw Center, Ottawa ON
Now on sale

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