Wine & Spirit Education Trust Level 1 Award in Wines - 1 Day Course
This introductory course is a good starting point for those wishing to develop their basic knowledge about wine. It is suitable for the novice wine enthusiast and as a first step for anyone planning to work in the wine or hospitality industry. The course covers:-
Identifying the main types and styles of wine available
Characteristics of the principal grape varieties
How to store wine
How to serve wine including temperature, opening and pouring wine
Identifying common faults found in wines
Understanding the basic principles of food and wine pairing
Understanding issues relating to the safe consumption of wine
The course fee includes tasting of at least 8 wines, your WSET study book, examination fees and certificate.
The exam takes place at the end of the course. The exam consists of 30 multiple choice questions to be completed in 45 minutes. To pass you must correctly answer 70% of the questions.
No prior experience of wine tasting is required for this course. For more information click here to read the WSET's pdf brochure or talk to us by popping into The Wine Parlour, by email, or by telephone on 0203 302 1617.
The next WSET Level 1 course will take place on Saturday 13 July 10am - 5.45pm. Autumn 2019 dates will be available soon.
Please Note: bookings for the July course must be received by Wednesday 3 July 2019 in order to register students to take the exam on the day of the course. In certain circumstances we may be able to accept a late application for the course, but please contact us in advance to check if this will be possible. Late bookings may incur a fee of £25. Terms and conditions apply.
Course cost £165
We also run WSET Level 2 courses. Click here to read more about the Level 2 qualification.