WSET® Level 1 Award in Wines
The WSET wine course for beginners
This course is a basic level introduction to wine, for those who wish to start a career in the wine industry or for wine enthusiasts. In this course, we explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the necessary skills to describe wines accurately and make appropriate food and wine pairings.
Upon successful completion, you will receive the internationally recognised WSET certificate and a lapel pin.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
The main types and styles of wine
Common wine grapes and their characteristics
How to store and serve wine
The principles of food and wine pairing
How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
Assessment is by a closed-book exam of 30 multiple-choice questions to be completed within 45 minutes.
No formal qualifications are required. Candidates should be over 18 years of age (Minors aged 16 and over require the written consent of their legal guardian to participate).
Candidates who choose not to drink alcohol for health, religious or other reason will not find a barrier to completing the course.
For more information and full details on the course requirements, please download the Specification below.
(Note: VAT-exempt according to § 4 No. 21 a) bb) UStG)
The course fee includes the WSET Level 1 study guide (supplied on the course day), tastings, tuition, exam, certificate and lapel pin.