Gagan is a Delhi-based wine professional, sommelier, and certified mixologist. He focuses on beverage training, menu development, stock management and rotation, consumer appreciation sessions, and other wine and beverage-centric animations. He handles several key accounts including multinational hotel chains, fine-dining restaurants, embassies, importers and suppliers, and retail outlets and chains.
He holds the prestigious Wine & Spirit Education Trust, Level 4 Diploma in Wines and Spirits, was amongst the first Indians to be awarded the Court of Master Sommeliers’ Certified Sommelier award and is the only Indian to hold the French Wine Scholar Guild diploma. He has been a WSET Certified Educator for their courses in India. Apart from conducting sessions (training, food pairing, appreciations) Gagan also headed courses conducted under the aegis of the Wine and Spirit Education Trust, London, UK, at India’s first wine and beverage school, Institute of Wine + Beverage Studies (IWBS)