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WSET® Level 1 Award in Wines

About The Course 

Who it's for :  

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is designed to provide a sound but simple introduction to wines. The qualification will assist those entering the wine or hospitality trade who have limited wine knowledge or wine enthusiasts who want to learn more about wines within an interactive, structured framework.

What You’ll Learn:

  • The key stages in grape growing and winemaking

  • The main styles and types of wine as well as characteristics of the primary wine grape varietals

  • How to taste wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting 

  • The key principles and practices involved in the storage and service of wine

  • The key principles of food & wine pairing

  • The legal and health issues surrounding wine


Class Format: 

​This course is a 1-day course that requires 6 hours of class time.

The assessment component of this award consists of a 45-minute exam with 30 multiple-choice questions during the last class of the day. 

All WSET exams are marked in the UK and successful participants are awarded a Certificate with Lapel Pin.  

Classes are limited to a maximum of 12 participants to provide the best learning experience. 

Course Inclusions: 

  • ​Course guide book – ‘An Introduction to Wine’

  • Tasting of the main grape varieties. (8 wines) 

  • Food and Wine pairing exercise

  • Exam fees and international courier fees as exams undergo marking in the UK

  • Certificate and Lapel Pin for successful participants, including domestic postage   

  • All tuition 

Course Cost

 $ 370 per student ​

Course Specifications: 

  • Comprehensive Course Specifications can be downloaded on link below 

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