Established in 2012, The Whisky Ambassador programme is the original accredited Scotch Whisky training course. Having been established for a number of years in Scotland, the Whisky Ambassador’s emphasis on immersive and interactive learning has seen our courses rapidly expand to spread intimate knowledge of Scotch whisky across 19 countries and four continents.

The Whisky Advisor is the exclusive training partner for The Whisky Ambassador in India.

The programme is accredited by BIIAB, the UK’s leading provider of qualifications for the licensed trade.

This course is meant for a wide audience who want to have a strong foundation in Scotch Whisky including, but not limited to

  • Whisky Enthusiasts

  • Hospitality Professionals

  • Students

The 1 Day course covers the following topics


  • Scotch Whisky History

  • Scotch Whisky Economics

  • How whisky is made

  • Understanding the Scotch Whisky regions

  • Nosing and tasting of Scotch whiskies

  • Sales and customer service

  • Intro to other world whiskies - Canadian, Irish, American and Japanese

  • Practical and written exams

Our programme combines the 1 Day Whisky Ambassador with a Day trip to the world class Paul John Distillery & Visitor Centre in Goa, India which is a one of it's kind in India. 


Current pricing for the 2 Day Programme is INR 25,000 + GST.

This includes the Whisky Ambassador Course & Certification, Paul John Distillery Tour & Tasting specifically tailored for Whisky Ambassador Delegates and Return Trip from Panjim to Paul John Distillery (100km round trip)


Courses are currently on hold due to the COVID-19 Epidemic. If you are interested in attending a future course, please send us an enquiry and we'll add you to our mailing list. We'll update you as soon as we have our next course scheduled.


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