WSET Level 1 Wine

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This is the perfect starting point for the novice wine enthusiast, or anyone starting a career in wine or hospitality. WSET Level 1 Award in Wines has full accreditation from Ofqual as part of the UK Government’s Qualifications & Credits Framework as a Level 1 Vocational Qualification.

The course will cover:

  • The main types and styles of wine
  • Common wine grapes and their characteristics
  • How to make food and wine pairings
  • Tutored tasting of nine wines (except online courses)
  • How to store and serve wine
  • How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)

By the end of the course you’ll be able to taste wine using a globally recognised approach, identify key styles of wine and characteristics of important grape varieties. You’ll also learn the key principles of food and wine pairing and how to apply these to your own food and wine choices.

Assessment

The Level 1 Award in Wines examination consists of 30 multiple-choice questions to be completed in 45 minutes. To pass you must correctly answer 70% of the questions.

Successful students will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

This qualification is Ofqual regulated.

Do I need prior knowledge?

No prior wine knowledge is required, just enthusiasm! All our classes are delivered in English therefore a good level of English is beneficial.

To participate in the tastings you must be of legal drinking age in the country where you are attending the course. However, this is not a barrier to successfully completing the qualification.

What do I need to prepare?

There is no need to prepare anything before starting your Level 1 Award in Wines course. However, anyone embarking on a WSET qualification should familiarise themselves with the full Specification click here - this document will help you understand what to expect and what you will get out of the course.

Course Format:

Classroom or Online via Zoom

Course Fee Includes:

  • Course study guide
  • Professional WSET tuition
  • Examination fees

 

All WSET Courses Available as Gift Vouchers

 

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 - 1 Day Classroom Course - Saturday

WSET Level 1 Award - 1 Day Classroom Course - Saturday :: Sat 5th Sep 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

Places remaining: 10
Date/Time: 5th Sep 2020 at 10.30am
Venue: The Chamberlain Hotel

Price: £165.00
WSET L1 Wine - Online - Saturday Course

WSET L1 Wine - Online - Saturday Course :: Sat 26th Sep 2020

The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 Award in Wine is the ideal starting point for the novice wine enthusiast, or anyone starting a career in wine or

Places remaining: 8
Date/Time: 26th Sep 2020 at 11am
Venue: online course

Price: £140.00
WSET Level 1 Award - 1 Day Classroom Course - Sunday

WSET Level 1 Award - 1 Day Classroom Course - Sunday :: Sun 4th Oct 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

Places remaining: 12
Date/Time: 4th Oct 2020 at 10.30am
Venue: The Chamberlain Hotel

Price: £165.00
WSET L1 Wine - Online - Afternoon Course

WSET L1 Wine - Online - Afternoon Course :: Tue 6th Oct 2020

The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 Award in Wine is the ideal starting point for the novice wine enthusiast, or anyone starting a career in wine or

Places remaining: 8
Date/Time: 6th Oct 2020 at 2pm
Venue: online course

Price: £140.00
WSET Level 1 Award - 1 Day Classroom Course - Sunday

WSET Level 1 Award - 1 Day Classroom Course - Sunday :: Sun 1st Nov 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

Places remaining: 8
Date/Time: 1st Nov 2020 at 10.30am
Venue: The Chamberlain Hotel

Price: £165.00
WSET L1 Wine - Online - Evening Course

WSET L1 Wine - Online - Evening Course :: Tue 3rd Nov 2020

The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 Award in Wine is the ideal starting point for the novice wine enthusiast, or anyone starting a career in wine or

Places remaining: 8
Date/Time: 3rd Nov 2020 at 7pm
Venue: online course

Price: £140.00
WSET Level 1 Award - 1 Day Classroom Course - Saturday

WSET Level 1 Award - 1 Day Classroom Course - Saturday :: Sat 5th Dec 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

Places remaining: 12
Date/Time: 5th Dec 2020 at 10.30am
Venue: The Chamberlain Hotel

Price: £165.00

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