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

Upcoming Course

6th & 7th March, 2020

Whisky Ambassador Course & Paul John Distillery Visit


Combine the Whisky Ambassador Course with a visit to the Paul John Distillery, Goa to get a deeper understanding of whisky and how it is produced, at the very source.


6th March: 9AM - 5PM: Course & Certification

7th March: 8AM - 5PM*: Distillery Visit


Fees        : Rs. 24,999

Included: Transport from Meeting Point in Panjim to Distillery and return; Distillery Tour

Not Included: Accommodation, Other Transport, Meals and any other expenses not mentioned as included

*Lunch stop at Joet's Beach Shack. Lunch at guest expense