THE TENNESSEAN Hotel to host Japanese whisky and sushi tasting

June 17, 2019

Explore the flavors from the Land of the Rising Sun during a Japanese whisky and sushi tasting event on Wednesday, June 26 in the elegant Governor’s Suite at THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel, 531 Henley St. in downtown Knoxville.

The tasting begins at 7 p.m. with a welcome cocktail in the luxury suite overlooking World’s Fair Park. A luxury specialist from Beam Suntory, a world leader in premium spirits, will guide attendees through a flight of various Japanese whiskys and the history of this sought-after category of spirit.

Abundant and unlimited sushi and other appetizers prepared by Executive Chef Anthony Ploof will provide delectable Asian flavors for a fully immersive experience.

The tasting lineup includes Hakushu, a gently smoked single malt whisky; Yamazaki, Suntory’s flagship single malt; Toki, a blended whisky with exceptional versatility; and Hibiki, Japan’s most highly awarded blended whisky.

Tickets are $75 plus online convenience fee and sales tax and are available for purchase through Eventbrite:

The ticket price includes parking and access to specials in the hotel’s upscale lounge, The Drawing Room, following the event.

THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel will host a Japanese whisky and sushi tasting event in its elegant Governor’s Suite on Wednesday, June 26. Photo credit: Mike Hallman.

About THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel

THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel is a AAA Four Diamond-rated, 82-room and suite property with a staff dedicated to exceeding expectations; dramatic city, mountain and park views; and an atmosphere perfectly blending Southern hospitality and contemporary flair. Its elegant Drawing Room lounge offers fine spirits, handcrafted cocktails and fresh, seasonal small plates and sweet bites. The hotel was named No. 1 on Southern Living’s The South’s Best Hotels 2018 list.

For more information or to make reservations, visit or call 865-232-1800.