Learn from home : Spirits


Magandeep SINGH

Learning Mode:

Online, Self Paced

Access Valid For:

90 Days

Institute of Wine + Beverage Studies brings to you spirits gyaan, at any place and any time. 
This online program offers the basic introduction to main spirits production techniques, styles, and gyaan on their various aspects. With validity of 90 days and multiple online video modules this course is exclusively made for all the aficionados, connoisseurs and professionals to-be. 

At this level, our educators will guide you with the help of video modules and aid you in exploiting your senses to explore the spirits world. 

You will be introduced to the basics of spirits, production techniques and primary terms used to describe them, key raw materials, production variations, international spirit styles and how they evolved over the years, the skills of tasting and serving them, some important cocktails and mixes to know, and other intrinsic to the art of sommellerie. 

The best part is, the industry leaders will be training you, the professionals who create, represent, and define our favourite tipples.

To evaluate the progress, participants can take the quiz curated by our educators after completion of each chapter.

Best suited for future hospitality professionals, new entrants in the liquor trade, front-line professionals looking at strengthening their wine fundamentals, and wine enthusiasts who wish to go a step further than simply drinking the beverage. For enthusiasts, this level is a great way to get acquainted with spirits and to never feel intimidated again when faced with a spirits list, or asked to try and comment on a spirit that someone has just offered you.

As a part of the course you will learn:

  • How are spirits made
  • Various styles of distillation and their nuances 
  • What happens to a spirit post-production
  • Deconstructing the ingredients used – grains, starches, botanicals, etc
  • What makes them different from one another
  • Key international spirits styles
  • How to taste a spirits and create professional tasting notes
  • History, styles, cocktails, and tasting of Vodkas, Gins, Genevers, Tonic Waters, Rums, Cachacas, Tequilas, Mexcals, Brandies, Piscos, Grappas, Liqueurs, Bitters, Indian Spirits, etc
  • Glassware and equipment, Storage and Service
  • Best service styles + nomenclatures
  • Quizzes to self check.


Select the course ‘Learn from Home – Spirits’ and click on Register Now, fill in your information and create an account. Make the online payment with available payment options. Once the payment is made you will be registered for the program and will receive a confirmation email with access to the course content.

You’ll receive the access to study material, quizzes, and video modules once you’re enrolled upon depositing the course fee. The study material is downloadable and account is accessible for one year. You can learn and progress at your own sweet pace.

The fee is nonrefundable and non-transferrable. However, the validity of the course after the registration is three months

The certificate can be requested once all video modules and quizzes are completed. The progress of your course completion can be checked constantly on the programme. A valid government photo ID is required by IWBS to issue the certificate. Participants can upload the document directly after completing the course. Certificate will be sent to your registered email id.

Natural progression after completing this course is to move to ‘Certificate 2 in Wines + Beverages’. Also, let us suggest that you please visit https://iwbs.in/courses/ to know more about ‘Learn from Home – Wines

If you’re a consumer, you can become a member of ‘Indulge’, our members only gastronomy society. We host masterclasses, tastings, and experiences around wines, beers, spirits, cocktails, and food, hosted by winemakers, brewers, mixologists, distillers, and their industry experts.

For professionals, you can keep up with tastings on-the-job. But to elevate your knowledge in a guided manner, join the professionals-only ‘Society of Sommeliers’. Here, all industry beverage professionals meet to share views, knowledge, experiences, and skills, to wholesomely develop the standards and knowledge of the industry.

Course Details


INR2500 (A.I.)

Access Validity

90 days

Course Includes

  • 20 online modules
  • 64+ sections
  • 13.5+ hours of video content
  • 362 pages downloadable online study guide
  • Quizzes for each module
  • Certification fee
  • Access valid for three months
  • Direct approachability via email and calls
  • Periodic live webinars + sessions
  • Access course at https://courses.iwbs

Need assistance? Talk to us at 9650046655. Or
write to us at mail@iwbs.in