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WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

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The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 Award in Wine is an ideal starting point for anyone who is considering embarking on a professional career in the drinks industry or those with no little or prior experience of wine tasting.

It is an enjoyable, relaxed and interactive course which is completed in a single day, including the exam, making it easy to fit in with busy schedules.

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.

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: Pinot Grigio, Muscadet, Sancerre, Chablis, Sauternes, 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

- Course Specification: Those who wish to review the course specification in preparation for the course can view it by clicking here


- 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.

The Fee of £150 includes:

- Study Book
- 9 wines
- Food & wine matching activities
- Professional WSET tuition by WSET-Certified Tutor
- Examination fees
- Internationally-recognised WSET certificate and pin for those who pass

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