In addition to the wonderful food and cigars we will have a special guest WINSTON EVANS
The Glenlivet Ambassador for Chicago
and the Midwest, Winston Evans
prides himself on his
knowledge of Scotch Whisky and Scottish culture.
Sometime actor, poet, teacher, soldier, social worker and Honorary Scot of Welsh descent, he is honored to be representing The Glenlivet and sharing its glory wherever he goes.
Born and raised in Carmarthen of West Wales, Evans earned a degree in drama and theatre studies in London.
returned to Wales to pursue an acting career while teaching High School for eight years.
He moved Chicago in 2002, and soon thereafter was appointed The Glenlivet Ambassador in that region.
Evans' biggest reward from his
job as Ambassador is that every day he
is able to spread the knowledge about the fascinating world of Scotch Whisky and its heritage.
"I'm truly a people person, and that's why this job is perfect for me," Evans
"Scotch has always been a passion of mine, so to share a dram and a story with someone eager to learn - it's always a fantastic experience."
now resides in Evanston, IL with his
wife and son.
favorite drink is the beautifully structured and balanced The Glenlivet 18-Year-Old, cut with still mineral water.