Raise your whisky game

School has never been this fun!

It’s fair to say we’ve never been more excited to go back to school, especially since there’s whisky involved, and what better institution of higher learning than Scotland’s leading whisky school, The Edinburgh Whisky Academy.

As pioneers of certified whisky education, the Academy’s courses are awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority, a body of the Scottish Government responsible for accrediting educational awards, and combine the history, science, artistry and business of whisky-making into a dram-tactic curriculum designed to take your whisky appreciation to the next level.

Though our partnership with the Academy, our Club Members enjoy exclusive access to preferential pricing and discounts on courses, as well as access to the Academy’s world-class ‘Ask the Expert’ service.

Designed to cater for all levels of whisky drinkers, you’re sure to have a great time at your new hub for whisky excellence, so join the Club free now to start your whisky journey.

Raise your whisky game

Drink up whisky wisdom from the experts

Welcome to whisky school. Whether you’re a newbie after the basics or you’re already a bit of a buff, you’ll find what you need at your new hub for whisky excellence.

We’ve partnered with leading whisky educators, the Edinburgh Whisky Academy, to offer Members exclusive discounts on excellent online courses.

Getting your head and (tastebuds) across the foundations is a total game-changer. You’ll take your whisky experience up a notch and appreciate your malt in new ways. And did we mention you’ll also get an awesome certificate to put on your whisky shelf to flaunt your new whisky expertise? 

Take your whisky knowledge and appreciation to new heights with the experts in certified whisky education in your own time, because Edinburgh Whisky Academy’s courses are interactive, flexible and self-paced — they’re pretty fun, too. Check out the courses on offer below.

Join the Club now to access exclusive discounts to world-class whisky education and dram-enhancing tools.


Learn the essentials from grain to glass across eight interactive modules. Whether you’re a newbie or a connoisseur looking to brush-up your whisky 101, you’ll know so much more about the golden liquor in your glass.


Written by Irish Whiskey experts, this fun and accessible online course will boost your appreciation of all things uisce beatha. The Certificate in Irish Whiskey explores the history, business, production and innovations of whiskey. 


Tap into the wonders of smell and memory. In this module, you’ll discover where taste fits in the flavour recognition journey, learn how to train your nose, build your aroma memory and ultimately boost your whisky appreciation!


Delving into the fascinating chemistry behind flavour origination, this module will help you unlock some of the flavour secrets in your favourite drams and attach key flavours to the part of the process in which they developed.