Bespoke Tasting Experiences

Owner-run personal service and an ever expanding knowledge in the world of boutique spirits, food and cocktail culture, and flavours in general. From the science behind the creation to the psychology of tasting, we take pride in depth of understanding.
Corporate functions at your business or venue / Private at your house or favourite restaurant / End of year functions / A special birthday
Whatever your gathering, we can add something unique and interesting in the form of our tasting experience.
Carl and Sean from Whisky Rebellion operating a year end function

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Easy to order…
We’ll come to you, and bring everything required with us. Our Whisky tasting events are conversational, fun, and full of anecdotes and interesting facts. We engage all the senses and show you how your brain interprets flavour and smell.

Born from a love for travel, flavours, friends and quality we designed  tasting experiences suited to anyone looking to broaden their horizons and have a great time.

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You don’t need to be a connoisseur at all, just open-minded!
Maybe you think whisky is only for old wrinkly men, or tequila is a punishment – allow us to show you a whole other side to these often misunderstood spirits.

Based in South Africa. We have teams both in Gauteng and the Western Cape, but offer our services nationally or internationally.

 

Some Options For You:

The sit-down tasting experience:
Choose a spirit you want to know more about…
Whisky | Gin | Tequila | Rum | Brandy/Cognac
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Service station / Expertise:
For your event that simply needs expertise to pour and talk fine spirits at your own station, we can add that step up from a regular bar service. Please contact us to discuss your needs.

Some of our clients and their feedback…

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  • review rating 5  Sean ran an awesome bespoke tasting for a crossover whisky club event which catered to all levels from those who had never been to a tasting before to those who really knew their whisky. He surprised everyone with great value for money whiskies that everyone found a favourite in. The whisky rebellion tastings are always incredibly informative and they never fail to be fun.

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    8/02/2019

    review rating 5  We had a great whiskey tasting experience with Kayleigh from The Whisky Rebellion. Very informative and we got to try the lessor well-known brands usually reserved for the connoisseur 👌🏼 They were really helpful and easy to book with, we’d definitely recommend them and may even plan another tasting soon!

    thumb Kristen Dewar
    8/06/2019
  • review rating 5  A Really AWESOME way to cap off a Bachelor Party - day event. Devin our designated whisky expert from Whisky Rebellion had to travel to the East Rand (actually so Far East, we should have done the Mystic Dragon - Oriental Whisky Tasting option). Without doubt, a really fun and extra memorable experience. The Team at Whiskey Rebellion were very professional, knowledgeable & friendly right from our 1st contact when planning the event. Devin took us through our Scottish Singles Whisky Tasting and passionately entertained our Bachelor party, while always keeping matters interactive & fun. He was more than happy to expand on multiple questions while deliberately maintaining a discussion that didn’t get too complex or involved to loose our novice attention spans and palates. As we learnt, the fine balance between the Art & Science of Whisky distilling, can get extremely complicated. However if ever required from a group, Devin could easily engage & discuss in-depth subtleties with industry experts. We on the other hand, just wanted to have fun & enjoy some Fine Whisky and were still getting to grips with the ABCs such as why there’s sometimes an E in Whisky and if adding ice to expensive whiskies is acceptable when visiting your boss for a braai. We will highly recommend their Team to anyone planning a similar tasting event, as the 5 out of 5 Rating from all of those who joined us for the tasting on the day, will attest to. Cheers Brad

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    7/29/2019

    review rating 5  Very informed and whiskey pedigreed presenters. Great education on whiskey whilst enjoying the joys of the liquor and perhaps matching them with fine chocolates.. I have used them twice for events I managed and both times they were a huge hit and a wonderful resource..

    thumb Greg Ward
    11/01/2019