Lovers of Fine Whisky Get New Unique Opportunity in China

on 12/26/2017 - 03:35 pm

Are you a whisky lover, connoisseur, food and beverage professional, or do you simply enjoy the finer things in life? If so, we're honored to introduce you to the first and only whisky professional certificate course recognized by the UK.

Whisky Ambassador is an internationally recognized professional whisky qualification. It was established in 2012 in Glasgow, aimed at educating professionals in the industry, and is now being operated globally. Join the very first English-language Whisky Ambassador course in mainland China, right here in Shenzhen, on February 4th, 2018!

First Whisky Ambassador English Course in China

Learn to taste and describe whiskies like a professional, distinguish between single malts and exotic Islay drams, and become a certified Whiskey Ambassador. This is a unique opportunity to become an expert in the world of whisky!

First Whisky Ambassador English Course in China

If you're in the Food & Beverage industry and provide high-end whisky, this course is a must for your high level bar staff. Within five years of operating the course, the founders have seen their client's grow their profit by 30% and higher after their bar staff and sales professional attended the 7-hour class. All content and assessments in this course are certified by the standard of BIIAB, the Awarding Organisation and End-Point Assessment Organisation for Work Based Learning Providers and Employers.

First Whisky Ambassador English Course in China

Whiskey Ambassador Course Content:

All teaching materials and exams are bilingual – English and Chinese. Throughout the 7-hour course, participants will be tasting 9 whiskies from Scotland, Japan and USA; while learning the following:

1. The History of Scotch Whisky
2. Whisky by Numbers
3. The Whisky Areas of Scotland
4. Whisky characteristics
5. How Whisky is Made
6. Nosing and Tasting
7. Drink Less, Drink Better
8. Selling Whisky
9. Mixers and Cocktails
10. Other World Whiskies

First Whisky Ambassador English Course in China

About the Examination and Requirements to Pass:

The assessment lasts 45 minutes and consists of a 30 multiple-choice-question exam and a practical assessment consisting of four whiskies to be identified using nosing and/or tasting. In order to pass the exam, candidates must correctly answer 21 out of 30 questions and correctly identify at least two of the four whiskies. The assessment will be graded by the headquarters in Scotland. Results will be released in one month.

First Whisky Ambassador English Course in China

When and where can I take the WA course?

Address: 6WX, Block A Fortune Plaza, Futian District, Shenzhen (Metro Line 1 Che Gong Miao Station exit A)

Course Date and Time: 9:30-17:00 Sunday February 4th, 2018

Exam Date and Time: 17:30-18:15 Sunday February 4th, 2018

Course Fee: RMB 2680 all inclusive – course handbook, exam, whiskies, certificate and award pin for those who pass

Enrollment Contact: Anna Tam or Jim Pan

Telephone: 135 3057 8545 or 158 207 68930


Wechat: angelannahk

Enrollment Deadline: Sunday January 28th, 2018. Payment is due upon registration to secure your seat

First Whisky Ambassador English Course in China

Your Accredited Whisky Ambassador Tutor: Anna Tam

Anna Tam is the first Whisky Ambassador and Accredited WA Tutor in China. She has years of experience in teaching WSET and other international wine courses. She is also a guest speaker in the Chinese University of Hong Kong and an independent wine writer. You may have seen her, or heard her loud laughter, in the hidden whisky bars of Shenzhen.

First Whisky Ambassador in China - Anna Tam


First Whisky Ambassador in China - Anna Tam


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