Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB)
August 07, 2017
An amazing Whisky and Cigar Lovers Dream Experience at Glenfiddich and Balvenie distilleries featuring rare whisky and a Daniel Marshall 50-year-old Balvenie Whisky Stave Humidor and cigars is among the auction items supporting the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Annual Gala in Saint-Tropez, France. The online auction presented by auctioneer extraordinaire, Simon de Pury, begins August 10, 2017 for Lot 60 featuring a two-night stay at the Grant private family residence for up to eight people. The lot is considered a priceless experience for connoisseurs to taste whisky not available on the market from the private family stocks, and overnight stays at the family home are typically reserved for family members and close friends only.
The experience also includes a red carpet personal tour of the Glenfiddich and Balvenie Distilleries hosted by Kirsten Grant, great-great granddaughter of founder William Grant, the Glenfiddich Master Blender Brian Kinsman, and the Balvenie Master Blender David Stewart OBE. Guests will be treated to a private tasting in The Glenfiddich Maturation Warehouse Number 8, where they will see and taste some of the world’s finest and rarest whiskies in the world, and another private tasting in the Balvenie Warehouse Number 24 where they will experience the latest, yet-to-be-released Balvenie Tun 1858 and the opportunity to bottle their own whisky from the Malt Master’s personal selection of casks. Guests will have the opportunity to experiment and create their own blended whisky in the distillery blending room.
In the evening, guests will be treated to an intimate dinner, whisky and cigar pairing in the Grant family’s private distillery dining room with legends of the whisky world, David Stewart, Brian Kinsman, Ian Millar and Kirsten Grant. Daniel Marshall cigars and Glenfiddich whisky will be presented after dinner around the campfire with Cigar Aficionado Magazine’s No. 1 rated luxury humidor, cigar designer Daniel Marshall and great-great granddaughter of Glenfiddich Founder William Grant, Kirsten Grant.
Guests will receive a commemorative bottle of single cask Glenfiddich Whisky and Daniel Marshall Cigar Humidor filled with DM cigars for each guest, a bottle of Very Rare Balvenie Whisky from the exclusive DCS collection signed by Malt Master MBE David Stewart, and a bottle of…