For individuals new to wine, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. You’ll explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately and make food and wine pairings. On successful completion, you will achieve a Level 1 Award in Wines.
Award in Wines (WSET)
- The main styles of wine
- Common wine grapes and their characteristics
- How to store and serve wine
- The principles of food and wine pairing
- How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine (SAT)
Upon successful completion you will receive a The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) certificate and lapel pin. WSET is the largest global provider of wine, spirits and sake qualifications. Trusted by the world’s most recognised drinks organisations, WSET has led the design and delivery of wine and spirit education for five decades.
This course includes a finger buffet lunch and refreshments.
- By closed-book examination of 30 multiple-choice questions
There are no formal entry requirements for this course
No equipment required
Course fee: £135 which includes a finger buffet lunch and refreshments
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