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WSET Level 1 Award in Wines & Exam - Classroom - Sunday - Dec 2024

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines & Exam - Classroom - Sunday - Dec 2024

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The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines course is the perfect starting point for anyone with little or no experience of wine or wine tasting. If you'd love to get to grips with the wonderful world of wine, and gain an internationally  recognised official qualification at the same time, this fun 1-day course is for you!

It's an ideal taster if you are thinking about a career change and a move into the drinks industry, or a simply looking for an informative and enjoyable day discovering a fascinating subject. All are welcome.

You'll learn about:

  • Wine tasting: taste and describe wine like a pro - using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting® (SAT)
  • Food and wine matching: the key considerations when matching food and wine successfully
  • Wine service and storage: how to store and serve wine and how to spot common wine faults
  • Types and styles of wine: what makes diffent wines taste different from each other
  • Grape varieties: the characteristics of the world's most important grape varieties - Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir and Syrah/Shiraz


The course includes tastings of 9 delicious wines to show the variety of styles produced and the differences between them, plus a practical food and wine pairing exercise.

You will receive a copy of the WSET Level 1 Study Guide in advance of the course. 

Also included:

Tuition: 1 full day classroom session with a professional WSET-certified tutor
Examination: a 30 question multiple-choice paper, to be answered in 45 minutes. A mark of 70% is required to pass
Certificate: all students who pass will be issued with a certificate suitable for framing and a lapel pin

Special Educational Needs:
Please make us aware if you have a condition which may mean that you will qualify for additional help during the exam (eg dyslexia).

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Novotel London Tower Bridge
10 Pepys Street

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