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Level 1 Award in Wines
  • Classroom Cost: $375.00
  • Online Cost: $250.00

Course Details

Duration: Classroom: 6 hours 45minutes. Online ZOOM: 6 hours 45minutes. Online Selfstudy: 4-week program led by an Online Educator with 12-month access.
Includes: Classroom: 10 Wine Samples, Text Book, Exam, Certificate & Postage.
Online: Self Study Online Platform or Online Zoom Platform, Digital Book, Online Exam, Certificate & Postage.

Tasting Kits are available to add on to any course and are highly suggested for any Online course. Kits take between 4 to 6 weeks to arrive at Destination.

This hands-on course will teach you to understand more about wine through sight, smell and taste. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to taste wine using a systematic approach, identify key styles of wine and know the characteristics of important grape varieties. You’ll also learn the key principles of food and wine pairing and how to apply these to your own food and wine choices. Successful students will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

What's Covered

  • The main types and styles of wine
  • Common wine grapes and their characteristics
  • How to make food and wine pairings
  • Tutored tasting of nine wines
  • How to store and serve wine
  • How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1

Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)

Assessment

The exam takes place in the last session of the course. The exam consists of 30 multiple choice questions to be completed in 45 minutes. To pass you must correctly answer 70% of the questions. This qualification is Ofqual regulated.

What is the difference between our Online Zoom Course and the Online Self Study Course? 

Our Online Zoom Classes are hosted live via Zoom at certain times and we record each session in case you can’t make it. 

The Self Study Courses have a set start date with 12-month of full access to the online platform. However, there are no fixed times to log-on as there is no "live" delivery of content. Students will learn through a range of independent and/or group activities supported by videos and quizzes, designed to achieve the required learning outcomes to prepare for the examination.

Throughout the course, students will have access to a subject-specialist educator who’ll provide feedback on any assigned exercises and respond to course-related queries.

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