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Whiskey and Art Celebration: Canvas & Cask Edition, Featuring Riccardo Beson.

Updated: Sep 12, 2023

Greetings to all who enjoy delicious flavors and artistic expression! I'm absolutely thrilled to unveil a series of events that brings together whiskey and art in a symphony of taste and creativity – the Whiskey and Art Celebration: Canvas & Cask Edition.

This exceptional experience promises an exquisite fusion of flavours, culture, and imagination. Let me share with you a glimpse of what inspired this remarkable gathering.

The Birth of Whiskey and Art

At every memorable event, there lies remarkable inspiration. I created the Whiskey and Art Celebration: Canvas & Cask Edition to add an extra dimension to the renowned London Bourbon Experience. Although many people aren't captivated by whiskey's intricate histories, processes, and production methods, there is a universal language that transcends these nuances – art.

Art, with its diverse forms and expressive power, unites people from all corners of the globe. From the rhythm of music and the grace of sculpture to the emotions conveyed by poetry and the stories told through paintings, art resonates with each of us on a deeply personal level – a sentiment that mirrors whiskey tasting. Everyone's palate finds its own connection to various whiskey-tasting notes, and everyone's heart resonates with different art forms.

A Voyage to Remember

The concept of intertwining whiskey and art found its genesis at the iconic Soho Whisky Club. Having the trust of George Michie, a whiskey legend, and a dear friend, I embarked on a journey that transcended branding. As we journeyed through Dante's Inferno, pairing each circle of hell with a carefully crafted drink. We journeyed into the uncharted territory of human emotions and shared experiences. We embarked on a profound odyssey through the intricacies of human feelings, responsibilities, and our sense of belonging.

It took those two transformative hours to turn a simple whiskey masterclass into a heartfelt discussion about the struggle of choosing the right path over the convenient one. Attendees bared their souls, weaving stories of triumph and vulnerability. The event was not just successful; it was a testament to the power of storytelling, human experience, and the unbreakable bond between whiskey and art.

A tribute to hometown artistry

This year's Whiskey and Art Celebration honours Riccardo Beson, a Roman artist who effortlessly straddles the fields of design, painting, and tattoo artistry. His insatiable curiosity led him to experiment with diverse techniques and genres. His niche ultimately lay in the complex worlds of realistic and hyperrealist art, particularly portraiture.

Despite his passion for the canvas, Riccardo also fell in love with tattoo artistry when he was just eighteen, believing it to be the pinnacle of craftsmanship. Through his parallel careers as a tattoo artist and painter, he has been able to constantly experiment with new techniques, resulting in his unique and ever-evolving style.

Today, Riccardo Beson's artistry embodies the fusion of realism and creativity, and we're thrilled to showcase his work at Whiskey and Art Celebration: Canvas & Cask Edition. A combination of extraordinary art and rebellious spirit. Riccardo's creations are a synergy of art and bourbon whiskey.

An evening of elegance, culture, and memories awaits you at the Whiskey and Art Celebration: Canvas & Cask Edition. Embark on an extraordinary experience that celebrates whiskey, art, and the remarkable human journey.

As the events draw nearer, remember to secure your spot well in advance, particularly for the exclusive VIP and DE-LUX-E experiences.


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