Ashok is certainly a big character on the World Whisky scene and is best known for his work with Amrut Distilleries where he is currently head of International Operations. Credited as the reason for much of the success of Amrut in international markets Ashok spends much of his time traveling across the globe conducting seminars and master classes focusing on the growth of Indian whisky and in particular the award winning Amrut range.
Ashok also pursues his Diploma in Distillation with Institute of Brewing and Distillation, London to enhance his technical capabilities of whisky making. Awarded the “Icons Of Whisky, Whisky Ambassador Of The Year 2012 and 2016” Ashok has a reputation for delivering insightful and witty master classes that are sure to surprise and inform in equal measure.
A keen sportsman, an avid golfer, Ashok is always keen to talk about his beloved cricket but, after studying in The North East of England, wears the burden of being a Newcastle United supporter.