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Level 1 Award in Wines

WSET Level 1 Award in WinesThe WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is a beginning course for those with no previous wine knowledge.  This course is best for consumers or those new to the wine trade.  It is designed by WSET to give insight into what wine is, what it taste like and how to match it to food.

This is a course where students learn the main styles of wine, an introduction to storage & service, how to taste wine, and food & wine pairing basics.   There is no pre-quesite for this course.

Following the course, the student is eligible to sit the exam consisting of 30 multiple choice questions.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the main types and styles of wine available
  • Understand basic principles of wine tasting
  • Know how to store wine
  • Know how to serve wine to customers
  • Understand the basic principles of food and wine matching
  • Understand the issues relating to the safe consumption of wine


Digital Classroom

  •  Study Kit
  • Exam Fee
  • Instructor-led
  • Interactive Discussions
  • Group Tasting Activities
  • Flexible Classroom Schedule


In Person

  •  Study Kit
  •  Exam Fee
  •  Instructor-led 
  •  Interactive Discussions 
  •  Group Tasting Activities 
  •  Food & Wine Pairing Exercise

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