Drinks of Walkerville Walking Tour
Saturday October 28 & Sunday October 29, 2017. Named an Ontario Signature Experience by the province of Ontario, the tour celebrates a vibrant and colourful history along an international border that many have no knowledge of. Enjoy a hands-on tour of the Hiram Walker & Sons distillery, learn the history and brewing process of Walkerville Brewery, then finish off the tour discovering street art at The Willistead Restaurant. Highlights of the Drinks of Walkerville tour include: an exclusive tour of the largest distillery in North America – Hiram Walker & Sons – home to J.P. Wiser’s Canadian Whisky; a guided tasting of 4 Canadian whiskies inside the J.P. Wiser’s Brand Centre: Wiser’s Deluxe, Lot 40, Gooderham & Worts, and Pike Creek; a special fifth tasting directly from a whisky barrel; an engraved, commemorative Drinks of Walkerville bottle (750ml) of J.P. Wiser’s Deluxe Whisky; stop to take photos in front of the “Whisky Palace”, the original Canadian Club headquarters; stroll through Hiram Walker’s historic company town, Walkerville, and learn about the history, the architecture and the folklore associated with Canada’s City of Spirits; sip on a flight of 4 craft beers at Walkerville Brewery before grabbing 12oz beer of your choice to tour the facility with; and learn about the graffiti art that adorns The Willistead Restaurant before stepping in, pulling up to the bar and sampling a variety of craft cocktails created by their mixologist. Reservation required.
11 am and 1:30 pm, $85
Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd – 2072 Riverside Dr. E., Windsor