The Wine & Spirit Education Trust – Level 1 Award in Wines covers basic product knowledge and skills required in the service & sale of wine.
This is a good introductory course for a wine enthusiast who wants to learn about wine in a more structured and systematic way. Tasting the basic styles / types of wines, food & wine matching and storage / serving of wines form an integral part of the course.
The main objectives of the course are:
- Introduce the main styles of wines
- Learn the characteristics of the principle grape varieties
- The WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting
- Service and retail of wine
- Matching Food & Wine
To gain the Level 1 qualification candidates will be required to complete a program of training delivered by a WSET Level 1 Approved Programme Provider and successfully complete a multiple choice paper of 30 questions.