WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 Award in Wine (formerly known as the Foundation Certificate) is the ideal starting point for anyone looking to achieve a qualification in wine, considering embarking on a professional career in the drinks industry or has little or no 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 working 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 Pairing: 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
  • 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
  • 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 £165 includes

  •  Study book    
  •  Around ten wines to taste
  •  Food and Wine matching activities
  •  Professional WSET tuition
  •  Examination Fees
  •  Internationally-recognised WSET qualification certificate and pin for those who pass. 

 

 

Special Educational Needs: please make the School aware if you have a condition which may mean that you will qualify for additional help during the exam such as dyslexia.

Places remaining: 6

Course Date/Time: Sat 27th Mar 2021 at 11am

Duration: 6 hours

Venue: London Irish Centre, Camden

Event Price: £165.00

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