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WSET Level 1

WSET Level 1

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Event Description

It aims to provide the basic product knowledge and skills in the service and retail of wine to prepare a person for their first job in hospitality or retail.

COURSE SYNOPSIS

Wine Tasting : Taste and describe wines using the WSET® Systematic Approach to Tasting
Food and Wine Matching : A practical guide to the key considerations when matching food and wine successfully
Wine Service and Storage : Learn the correct way to store and serve wine and recognise common faults found in wine
Social Responsibility : A guide to sensible drinking
Types and Styles of Wine : Learn about what makes wines taste different
Grape Varieties : Learn about the characteristics and styles of wines produced from the main grape varieties
Main white grape varieties: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling
Main black grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah/Shiraz
Named Wines : White: Pinot Grigio, Muscadet, Sancerre, Chablis, Sauternes
Red: Claret, Beaujolais, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rioja, Chianti
Number of Wines Tasted : 9+ wines will be tasted as part of the course
Study Materials : Students will receive the Foundation Certificate Study Guide
Duration of course : 1 day inclusive of examination
Modes of Study : Day Release
Examination : 30 multiple-choice questions to be answered in 45 minutes. A mark of 70% required to pass
Certification : All students who pass will be issued with a certificate suitable for framing and a lapel pin.
9+ wines will be tasted as part of the course, all students receive a Foundation Certificate Study Guide. Course Duration - 1 day inclusive of examination (30 multiple choice questions).

The Fee of £150 includes

study book
9 wines
food & wine matching
professional WSET tuition by WSET-Certified Tutor
examination fees
internationally-recognised WSET qualification certificate

How to get there

Holiday Inn Central Milton Keynes
500 Saxon Gate West, Central Milton Keynes
MK9 2HQ

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