Introduction

During this course, you will learn about the history, the production from barley to bottle, identify the characteristics in different whisky types and styles, and practice the nosing and tasting techniques. The knowledge and skills you acquire will assist you in communicating authoritatively about whisky whether you work in retail, hospitality, or you are a whisky enthusiast who simply likes to share that passion with others. It also strengthens your skills in guiding your staff in various aspects of whisky and builds the better whisky list to grow sales.

Structure
Classroom instruction and demonstrations
Whisky tasting techniques training
Syllabus

Session 1: Tasting whisky techniques, systematic tasting approach, whisky with food

Session 2: Responsible drinking

Session 3: The origins of whisky and its history

Session 4: The making process of malt whisky, from ingredients to variables affecting distillation and maturation

Session 5: Types and style of whiskies, Coffey still

Session 6: The law of Scotch whisky

Session 7: Other non-Scotch whiskies

Who should attend

Whisky Educators
Whisky Consultants
Whisky Trade Professionals
Retailers
Restaurateurs

Hospitality Industry Professionals
Whisky Journalists
Whisky Marketing Professionals
Whisky Consumers
Whisky Enthusiast

Course fee

Standard  HKD 7,800 per person, HKD 7,600 each for 2 persons

Early Bird*  HKD 7,600 per person, HKD 7,500 each for 2 persons

*Early bird: paid one month in advance of the enrolled course begins
*A deposit of HKD 5,000 to be paid at online enrolment, and the balance invoice will be issued via email 
accordingly.

Options

Schedule

Course Code
Date
Time
Place
W6N-1203
Instructor: Carmen Tam,
                    Yvonne Wang
Language: Cantonese
3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 13 Dec
7:00 – 10:00 pm
Central

Schedule

Course Code
Date
Time
Place
W3H-1110
Instructor: Carmen Tam
Language: Cantonese
10, 11, 25 Nov
*Special 3 half day sessions

 

10 Nov (Sat) 1:00 – 7:00 pm
11 Nov (Sun) 1:00 – 6
:00 pm
25 Nov (Sun) 1:00 – 6:00 pm

 

Central

Schedule

Course Code
Date
Time
Place
TBA
Instructor: Carmen Tam
Language: Cantonese
TBA
12:00 – 7:00 pm
Central
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