Cocktail Expo

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An opportunity to try bite sized-portions of numerous lovingly made cocktails with quality ingredients to discover new favourites.

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Professional bartenders will not only be mixing cocktails for you to enjoy, they will also be sharing their knowledge and demonstrating how they are made so you can replicate them in your own home.

Cocktails are by their very nature convivial, so come along with your friends and share the experience of discovering new cocktails while also enjoying the cocktail food also being served at these events.

What’s included?

  • A selection of different cocktails made by experienced professionals.
  • An assortment of food to graze on while tasting.
  • Your own shapely cocktail glass to enjoy your cocktails in style.
  • Demonstrations from experts on how to make each cocktail.
  • Classes sharing in-depth cocktail-making skills.
  • A friendly environment for those who appreciate good cocktails.
  • Entry ticket all-inclusive of cocktail samples, food and classes.
  • Cocktails based on gin, rum, tequila, whisky, vodka, cognac and other spirits.
  • Access to the Cocktail Expo shop offering a selection of spirits and liqueurs with which to mix your own favourite cocktails.

Cocktails are luxurious, so dress up and enjoy the conviviality. And for an extra luxurious experience, visit the Luxe Bar, an optional extra for those wanting to try cocktails made with top-shelf ingredients.

Cocktail Expo is organised by the team behind Whisky Live events and will launch in Sydney on Saturday 24th September 2022 followed by Brisbane on Saturday 8th October 2022. Other Australian cities and dates are set to follow. Two sessions are available each day in both cities: midday to 3pm followed by 5pm to 8pm.

Sydney Cocktail Expo

When: Saturday 24th September 2022
Where: Sydney Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay, Sydney.

Brisbane Cocktail Expo

When: Saturday 8th October 2022
Where: Grand Chancellor Hotel, Brisbane

Session Times

midday to 3pm and 5pm to 8pm

Dress code

Smart. Dress up for a cocktail party.


Difford's Guide Australia readers are offered a special rate of $125 per person (a discount of $50 on full price tickets at $175). To receive this discount simply enter the promo code 'Diffords' when you come to buy your ticket, from

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