Whisky Tasting with Davin de Kergommeaux at Urban Pantry

Thursday March 14, 2024 | 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Join us at the Urban Pantry Restaurant for a unique event.

Your $155 ticket includes a whisky tasting, four course tasting menu, and the book.

Whisky expert, Davin de Kergommeaux will walk us through an evening of whisky tasting, food pairing, and you’ll go home with a signed copy of the book to guide you on your way!

DAVIN DE KERGOMMEAUX is an independent expert who has been writing about whisky for more than a quarter of a century. He is the world’s leading authority on Canadian whisky, and was named one of the most influential Canadians in Food and Drink by The Globe and Mail. He is a past contributing editor to Whisky Magazine, and has contributed to or co-authored eight other books about whisky, spirits, and cocktails, including most recently, The Definitive Guide to Canadian Distilleries. He writes full-time and is regularly featured in many publications, including Whisky Advocate. De Kergommeaux is an IACP award winner and the founder and chairperson of the prestigious Canadian Whisky Awards.

Dive into Canada’s rich history of whisky making, legacy distilleries, and contemporary artisans with this fully updated and expanded guide—including over 100 new tasting notes for Canada’s top whiskies, from bestsellers to rare microdistillery bottlings.

In this fully updated edition of Canadian Whisky, the nation’s authority himself, Davin de Kergommeaux celebrates the country’s often underplayed—yet integral—role in this storied spirit. A trusted independent whisky expert, de Kergommeaux has travelled the country in search of all things whisky to share the very latest findings, photographs, and tasting notes.

First, de Kergommeaux breaks down the basics of how whisky is made and what sets Canada’s product apart from others. From there, his meticulous research unearths riveting narratives that reach back to the country’s first whisky days and span from east to west. In this revised third edition of the award-winning original—perfect for your own library or as a gift for the whisky lover in your life—you’ll discover current research and recent interviews covering:

Whisky Producers Across the Country, from Legacy Distilleries to New Microdistilleries: Enjoy a deep dive into Canada’s world of whisky, from long-lasting empires to innovative new players.
History and Process, as Told by Experts: Chief blenders and distilling family royalty share fascinating anecdotes and insights.
New Tasting Notes: Consider over 100 unique tasting notes for whiskies from across the nation before trying them yourself.
Full-Colour Photography: From legendary distilleries to historic portraits to rare photographs, these images paint the history of whisky.

With a refreshed design and maps of the country’s whisky distilleries to accompany its up-to-date information, this new edition of Canadian Whisky becomes the definitive source for Canada’s wonderful world of whisky.