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 22 countries and six continents.
The Whisky Advisor is the premier 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
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 2 Day programme combines the 1 Day Whisky Ambassador certification course with a Day trip to the legendary Ponda Distillery at The Good Craft Co in Goa, by special invite for friends of The Whisky Advisor.
21st & 22nd April, 2023
Fees: Rs. 25,000 + GST
21st Apr: 9AM - 6PM: Course & Certification
22nd Apr: 11AM - 11PM*: Transport from Meeting Point in Panjim to Distillery and return; Distillery Tour; Post tour drinks at a leading Goa bar**
* Timing and schedule on Day 2 subject to change depending on distillery timings and group size
** Bar TBD
Included: Whisky Ambassador Course & Certification, Ponda Distillery Tour & Tasting specifically tailored for Whisky Ambassador Delegates and Return Trip from Panjim to Ponda Distillery (100km round trip)
Not Included: Accommodation, Other Transport, Meals, Drinks and any other expenses not mentioned as included
Why pursue the course with The Whisky Advisor?
Firstly, do you need a reason more compelling than Goa?!
Vast experience of the trainer, Mr. Uday Balaji
Opportunity to network with fellow candidates over 2 days in the hub of India's alcobev hotspot, Goa
Distillery visit and tasting customised for this group by The Good Craft Co
Check out the testimonial videos below to know more
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