Where: Aberdeen & Inverness, Scotland

About: Based on the premise that the vast majority of the flavour experience comes from the Sense of Smell, Aroma Academy has established itself as a global leader in the training and development of the fundamental Aroma Recognition Skills vital for spirits, beers and wines knowledge and appreciation.

Located in Aberdeen and Inverness, the two company founders/owners are Alan Gordon and Dr George Dodd.

The Whisky Aroma Kit was the first product developed by the company and a range of “self- learn” Aroma Training Kits for bourbon, gin, wine and rum is now available – in addition to Aroma Recognition Skills Training Programmes.

Highly regarded by people in the drinks business and enthusiasts alike the company has also been approached by – and developed bespoke products for – some of the leading “blue chip” companies and educational institutes in the industry including Diageo, Pernod Ricard, Bacardi and the Distilled Spirits EpiCenter, USA.

Must Try: Whisky Aroma Kit