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WSET Level 1 Wine Course

Entry level qualification providing a straightforward introduction to wine

WSET Level 1 Wine Course

An entry level qualification providing a straightforward introduction to wine.

A great course for those wanting to taste & recognise the main grape varieties, & explore food and wine matching. It is also ideal for boosting the confidence of new or inexperienced front line staff in the hospitality and retail sectors.

At a glance:

  • Prices from ~£180
  • ~8-9 wines tasted
  • ~7 hours tuition
  • ~0 hours home study
  • 45 min multiple-choice exam

For more detail on the course structure & content, as well as assessment criteria and sample Exam questions - View the Full Level 1 Specification  OR  have a peek at Level 2 !

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Where to Study WSET

The easiest way to find a WSET course in Wines near you - take a peek at our Where To Study WSET interactive Map!

What is WSET Level 1?

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines provides a straightforward introduction to wine ~8-9 wines tasted / ~7 hrs tuition / 0 hrs home study / 45 min multiple-choice exam / Price from ~ £150

Can you do WSET courses ONLINE?

You can take the courses WSET Level 1 ONLINE, WSET Level 2 ONLINE, and WSET Level 3 Online

You can then elect to take the exams at a selection of wine school locations

OR you can also take the exams Online for WSET L1 and WSET L2, but you will need to take the exam plus attend a blind tasting in-person for WSET L3.

Beginner to Expert

Our courses are perfect for everybody from the complete beginner to the budding enthusiast. The emphasis on all our events is having fun & learning more - by tasting.

No. 1 for WSET courses

Since 2013 we have helped over 20,000 customers achieve success at Levels 1, 2, & 3. The UKs No 1 - Study WSET Courses with the 2015 Riedel WSET Educator of the Year Winner

Private & Corporate Events

Give your team and / or clients the VIP treatment. We organise fun-filled corporate wine events and private wine tastings.

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