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.
Classroom instruction and demonstrations
Whisky tasting techniques training
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
*Course including 25 items of whisky to be sampled
Who should attend
Whisky Trade Professionals
Hospitality Industry Professionals
Whisky Marketing Professionals
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.
*Examination fee inclusive.
*Course to be confirmed if reaching a minimum of 6 attendants.