WSET Level 1 Course

WSET courses provide nationally-recognised qualifications for Wine Industry professionals and other enthusiasts. The courses are examined and certificated within a QCA approved National Qualifications Framework

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines (NQF Level 1)

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines aims to provide the basic product knowledge and skills in the service and retail of wine to prepare a person for their first job in hospitality or retail. You can view the full Level 1 Course spec, with example questions, here

This course is also 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 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 White Wines: Pinot Grigio, Muscadet, Sancerre, Chablis, Sauternes
  • Red: Claret, Beaujolais, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rioja, Chianti
  • Number of Wines Tasted : At least 10 wines will be tasted as part of the course
  • Study Materials : Students will receive the Foundation Certificate Study Guide
  • Duration of course : 1 day, or two weekday evenings, 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 next Level 1 Course will be in St Albans on 15 May 2017. Please see details below or e-mail us to discuss if this qualification is the most suitable one for you. 

 

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines :: Mon 15th May 2017

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is an excellent introductory course for wine enthusiasts, or for retail, catering and hospitality professionals who wish to be introduced, in a structured way,

Places remaining: 5
Date/Time: 15th May 2017 at 10.00am - 5.00pm
Venue: The County Club, St Albans

Price: £140.00

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