Largest Whiskey Event in New England will be Held in Westborough

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Westborough, Mass. Julio’s Liquors is excited to once again celebrate its annual “Go Whisk(e)y” Weekend. A mecca for whiskey lovers, the conference will take place from Wednesday, February 24th – Sunday, February 28th. For the past decade, the action packed five-day event has attracted people from all over the nation, hobbyists and experts alike. To top it off, the majority of the events and tastings at the conference are free, while VIP tickets are available for those looking to make the most of their experience.

The highlight of “Go Whisk(e)y” Weekend, the Loch & K(e)y Society’s Grand Dram Tasting will take place on Sunday, February 28th from 1-4pm. At the free tasting, a variety of over 300 Drams from around the world will be available for guests to taste. “At Julio’s, we love whiskey,” said Julio’s Liquors owner Ryan Maloney, “We are world renowned for our whiskey selection, so what better place to hold the largest whiskey tasting event in New England?”

The conference will kick off on Wednesday, February 24th at 7pm with a free mini tasting of some of the hundreds of whiskeys that will be available to taste over the course of the weekend. Followed by a Skinner tasting event on Thursday and a Jim Beam pairing and dinner on Friday for VIP ticket holders, the excitement doesn’t stop there! Saturday the 27th is jam packed with whiskey seminars, many of which are free to register and will include special guests such as F. Paul Pacult, renowned spirits critic and editor of F. Paul Pacult’s “Spirit Journal”, and David Blackmore, Global Master Brand Ambassador for Glenmorangie and Ardbeg, among many others.

On Saturday evening, a Meet & Greet will be held from 7-9pm for event attendees to taste whiskey and talk to representatives from over 20 different distilleries. The event will come to a close on Sunday, February 28th with the most popular event of the weekend, the Grand Dram. The Grand Dram tasting will feature over 300 whiskeys from around the world, all available for guests to taste for free.

For a full event schedule and to register, go to

If you have questions about “Go Whisk(e)y” Weekend, please contact Julio’s Liquors at (508) 366-1942. Julio’s Liquors is located on 140 Turnpike Road in Westborough, MA.

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