Inaugurated at DFS, the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, at Singapore Changi Airport in 2016, this year’s Whiskey Festival is kicked off in Singapore on May 27 and will travel worldwide to eight DFS locations across Asia, the Middle East and North America. Bringing together over 300 whiskies, the Whiskey Festival allows customers to discover and taste some of the world’s best whiskies, including rare, limited edition bottles exclusive to DFS.
Over 300 whiskies and countless DFS exclusives will be categorized based on the individual flavor profiles, with up to 100 whiskies available for tasting in store, depending on location. Highlights of the Whiskey Festival include Suntory Chita Single Grain, Johnnie Walker Blender’s Batch 2: Bourbon Cask & Rye Finish, Royal Salute Polo Collection, Bowmore 10 Years Old, and Woodford Reserve Personal Selection.
The Whiskey Festival at DFS, Singapore Changi Airport will take place over six weekends from May 27 until July 1. On each of these weekends, The Whiskey House at DFS’ Terminal 2 Duplex and Long Bar by Raffles at DFS’ Terminal 3 Duplex will host different brands and their ambassadors. Guests will be invited to enjoy complimentary whiskey tastings, take part in food pairings and gain unique insights from the knowledgeable ambassadors on hand.
“At DFS we constantly strive to provide travelers with creative and engaging in-store experiences that are truly unique,” said Wilcy Wong, DFS Group Managing Director, Singapore and Indonesia. “We are excited to partner with some of the world’s best brands at this year’s Festival and look forward to offering visitors the opportunity to expand their whiskey knowledge, taste world’s best whiskies and learn from leading brand ambassadors.”
Acclaimed whiskey writer and critic Charles MacLean is the official ambassador for the Whiskey Festival at DFS, Singapore Changi Airport. Charles has been researching and writing books about whiskey for over 35 years and was named by The Times (UK) as Scotland’s leading whiskey expert. His extensive knowledge and passion for whiskey drives him to present numerous masterclasses around the world, as well as act as a consultant for leading companies and brands.
DISCOVER THE WHISKEY FESTIVAL THIS SUMMER AT A DFS LOCATION NEAR YOU:
May 27 – July 1: DFS, Singapore Changi Airport
June 1 – 30: DFS, Hong Kong International Airport; DFS, Los Angeles International Airport; DFS, San Francisco International Airport; DFS, John F Kennedy International Airport; T Galleria by DFS, Angkor
July 1 – 31: DFS, Hawaii Honolulu International Airport
August 1 – 31: DFS, Abu Dhabi International Airport
Customers will receive a free coaster set with every S$150 purchase of whiskey products and a Glencairn whiskey glass when spending over S$250. Customers can also shop wines and spirits products online at www.ishopchangi.com/TWF (English site) or zh.ishopchangi.com/TWF (Chinese site) to enjoy 10% using promo code HAPPY10 from 29 May until 31 August.