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WSET Level 1 Award in Wines- Hayden Beverage Private Course

April 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:15 pm

What is the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines?

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines 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.


WSET Level 1 Information

Who should take the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Course?
  • You are a wine enthusiast who wish to gain a hands-on introduction into the world of wine and wants to obtain an internationally recognized wine qualification
  • You are employed in the drinks and hospitality industries and have little prior knowledge of wine in general
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Prerequisites

Students must be 21 years of age by the date of the course.

There are no prerequisites to this course.

Course Outline

In this course, the following topics will be covered:

  • 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)

The link to the specifications for the course can be found here:

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Specifications

Assessment and Certification

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is assessed by a closed-book examination that consists of 30 multiple choice questions, to be completed in 45 minutes.  A minimum mark of 70% is needed to obtain certification.

Schedule

Wednesday, April 8th: 9:00am- 4:15pm

  • Six hours of instruction
  • 30 minute break for lunch
  • 45 minutes for assessment
Course Fee

Course Fees paid by Hayden Beverage and include:

  • Course book
  • Study guide
  • Wine samples (a minimum of 6)
  • Instruction by a WSET Certified Educator
  • Exam
  • Certificate & lapel pin upon successful completion.
**Mandatory Enrollment Form

All students must complete the enrollment form below.

WSET

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has been training and certifying wine professionals and enthusiasts for nearly 50 years. Last year alone, over 105,000 students across the world registered in a WSET certification course across over 70 countries. For wine professionals and enthusiasts seeking a comprehensive and structured path toward deepening their understanding and appreciation of wine, the WSET offers a series of wine and spirits courses ideal for all levels.

 

Questions? Contact House of Wine via email: info@thehowofwine.com or via phone at 208-297-WINE (9463).

See you in class!

Details

Date:
April 8, 2020
Time:
9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Hayden Beverage
2910 E. Amity Rd
Boise, ID 83716 United States
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Organizer

House of Wine

Contact Us

1008 W. Main Street,
Boise, ID 83702

Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday 11am-9pm
Sunday 11am-6pm

208.297.9463

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