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A beginner level introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine. This is an in-person course, with the exam taking place one week after the coursework. There is no prerequisite for registration.


COURSE DATE: Saturday, June 22nd

TIME: 9am - 4pm

LOCATION: France 44 Event Space


EXAM DATE: Saturday, June 29th

TIME: 12pm - 1pm

LOCATION: France 44 Event Space


All study materials will be provided ahead of time. Please indicate when checking out whether you would prefer to pick up your textbook or have it mailed to you. Glassware for in-class tasting sessions is provided by France 44. 


Read the WSET Level 1 Specification Guide Here


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WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

  • For individuals new to wine study, 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. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.


    What you'll learn:

    -The main types and 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)

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