Sydney Spirits Festival

Sydney is set to host the inaugural Sydney Spirits Festival from 10-12 May 2024 at the Overseas Passenger Terminal, Sydney Cove. This event marks the largest and most diverse gathering of its kind in Australia, showcasing a remarkable array of 148 brands spanning whisk(e)y, gin, soju, schnapps, rum, agave, vodka, vermouth, grappa, tequila, liqueurs, fortified wines, and more.

Unleash Your Inner Spirit with Exotic Tastes and Rare Finds

The festival promises an extraordinary journey for the senses, offering attendees the opportunity to explore rare and award-winning spirits from international and boutique distillers. Guests can expect to indulge in unique flavours, including German and Japanese gin, American peanut butter whisky, Greek vermouth, Brazilian cachaça, and Australian gold medal-winning negronis. This is a chance to discover and fall in love with new favourites.

Five Engaging Sessions Over Three Days

The festival is organized into five 3-hour sessions, each offering a unique experience:

  • All spirit samples are included in the ticket price, with bottles available for purchase.
  • Complimentary tote bags and tasting glasses are provided.
  • Six food stands feature gourmet treats designed to complement popular spirits.
  • Exclusive masterclasses on Bourbon, Whisky, Gin, Rum, Vermouth, and Negroni, each at an additional cost of $40, limited to 40 tickets per class.
  • Session Times and Ticket Information

General Tasting Sessions are priced at $80 per person, with an extra 30 minutes on Friday.

Premium Any Session tickets are available for $120.

Session Schedule:

Friday, 10 May: 5.30pm - 9pm
Saturday, 11 May: 10am - 1pm / 2pm - 5pm / 6pm - 9pm
Sunday, 12 May: 11am - 2pm


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