WSET Level 1 Wine

WSET qualifications are globally recognised as the international standard in wine and spirit knowledge. They are designed for those who are just starting out in their careers, as well as established professionals, and the many enthusiasts who have a passion for wines and spirits. Also Available as a Gift Voucher

 

As a WSET Approved Programme Provider (APP), East London Wine School has been certified to offer this qualification. 

 

 

Who should consider studying WSET Level 1?

  • The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines (formerly known as the Foundation Certificate) is intended to establish the basic skills and product knowledge required in the service and retail of wine; it is ideal for preparing a person for their first job in hospitality or retail.
  • This course is also a good introductory first course for the wine enthusiast who wishes to study in a structured way: the qualification will cover skills such as identifying wine styles, practice of storing and serving wine, and food and wine matching.

 

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 : At least 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
  • 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.

 

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Local Wine School (of which East London Wine School is a part) is the UK's largest network of WSET certified educators. Over 1,400 successful WSET candidates in 2015. Chris Powell, the founder of our network, Local Wine School, won the coveted Riedel WSET Educator of the Year 2015 award. 

WSET Level 1 Award £165 Gift Voucher (by post)

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WSET Level 1 Award - 1 Day Sunday Course :: Sun 8th Mar 2020

 The WSET Level 1 Award is a good introductory first course for the wine enthusiast who wishes to be introduced in a structured way to - wine styles, storing and serving of

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WSET Level 1 Award - 1 Day Sunday Course :: Sun 5th Apr 2020

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