Course Bundle Levels 1-4 - Online and Onsite

Level 1 – Online

This course is designed for professionals and amateurs interested in developing their organoleptic analysis skills and gaining a deeper theoretical knowledge of the world of mezcal. Students are invited to awaken their olfactory abilities and become experts in everything there is to know about the Denomination of Origin Mezcal and its associated states.

Level 2 – Online

This course is intended for Mezcal Specialists who have already taken the ASI Level 1 course and are interested in furthering their understanding of Oaxaca’s wild agaves. Throughout the Level 2 certification, we will explore Oaxaca’s past, present, and future, discussing the recent challenges and successes in agave spirits production in the region. This course will also delve into the proper service aspects of fine spirits, such as mezcal, ranging from Michelin-star service to more rustic environments.

Upon completion of the course, the Certified Mezcal Sommelier will be well-versed in theory, service, and organoleptic analysis as they pertain to agave spirits.


Level 3 – Online

Mezcal Sommeliers who have completed the Agave Spirits Institute Level 2 course are invited to take this course to further their knowledge of agave spirits from Mexico and beyond. The Level 3: Agave Spirits Advisor Course offers students a broad understanding of the diversity present in agave spirits while honing their organoleptic analysis skills by tasting 28 agave spirits from across Mexico and the world.


Level 4 – Onsite

This course is designed specifically for Agave Spirits Advisors who have completed the Level 3 course offered by the Agave Spirits Institute. Over the course of a week in Oaxaca, students will hone their fine spirits sommelier abilities and become masters of organoleptic analysis skills, gaining a profound understanding of Oaxaca and its mezcal-production regions.


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