Introduction to Whisky

Introduction to Whisky

Explore the world of whisky in one night

Over 250 people have attended this class





Explore the world’s greatest spirit!

Whisky is the most complex and diverse of all the spirits. 

The Armadale Cellars one-night Introduction to Whisky course peels back some of the veneer surrounding this wonderful elixir. It covers the major styles of whisky; Blended, Single Malt, Pure Pot Still (Ireland’s unique contribution to the whisky world) and Bourbon, as well as ‘new world’ whiskies

.A tutored tasting of several premium whiskies from around the world forms focus of the course, as we discuss the history of whisk(e)y, production considerations and emerging trends.

Whether you are a novice or a keen imbiber, Armadale Cellars’ Introduction to Whisky course will help you better understand the world’s greatest spirit.

Where: In the Cellars at Armadale Cellars

Time: 6.30pm-8.45pm 

Investment: $99 – includes tuition, notes and eight whisky samples

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What you will learn

  • Taste a range of premium whiskies from around the world
  • This course covers all the major styles of whisky

What you will get

  • Structured masterclass and tutored tasting through several benchmark examples of key whisky styles

What to bring

  • Thirst for knowledge
  • An openness to enjoy the diversity of styles of premium whiskies from around the world

What to wear

Smart casual attire

Appropriate for

Anyone with an interest in whisky and keen to learn more

Armadale Cellars

(1120 Reviews)

Armadale Cellars is about providing you with a memorable experience. Their courses in Melbourne are legendary for information, cutting edge wines and an awesome social atmosphere. Armadale Cellars has been a wine educator for over 25 years.

As one of Melbourne's leading independant retailer, Armadale Cellars team is led by Roseworthy graduate Phil Hude who is renowned for his no-nonsense and no-compromise attitude to wine as well as securing some of the leading figures in Australia wine industry to help present his informative and fun-filled courses and special events.

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4.7 (24 reviews)
Ryanrated it
21 Mar 2024
Recommend the experience for those that want a better understanding of what they drinking.
Quinnrated it
20 Mar 2024
Phillip was very knowledgeable and endearing, I had a fantastic time learning about the world of whisky and all its practices. I would definitely recommend the experience.
Neilrated it
26 Oct 2023
Guys, Really enjoyable - a down to earth presentation of the world of whisky (whiskey) in a relaxed and engaging format !
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a transfer or credit note.

If you can't attend the class:

You’re welcome to send someone in your place.


  • A transfer can be requested 7 days before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

Terms & Conditions

1. There are no refunds for Courses & Events. Gift vouchers purchased through WeTeachMe (this booking platform) are ONLY redeemable for courses and events.

2. If you are unable to attend an event or course at/with Armadale Cellars you must inform us (at a minimum) 1 full week (7 days) prior in writing/email and we can transfer you to another course or event. After that, it is your responsibility to fill the spot with a friend, family or anyone you deem to substitute for you, otherwise seat/booking lapses .

3. No transfers will be given within 1 week of the course/event start date.

4. Public transport is best way to get to events/courses. For events at our cellar, if driving, we request that all participants park on High Street (where there are no parking restrictions after 6.30pm). For external events, please check parking prior or contact us if unsure.

5. Gift certificate/bookings valid within 36 months of purchase. Gift vouchers/bookings are not redeemable for cash or wine, nor refundable.

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