WSET Level 1 Award in Wines® - online

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For those who are just formally starting in the study of wine, both professionals and amateurs. It is a practical introduction to the production of wines, different wine styles, and major international grape varieties, wine tasting, basic principles of wine service and wine storage and finally, food and wine matching. 


At the end of the course, the student will

  • Know the key stages in grape growing and wine making. 
  • Know the types, characteristics and styles of wines made from the principal grape varieties and other examples of wines of international importance produced with regional varieties. 
  • Know the key principles and practices involved in the storage and service of wine, including food and wine pairing. 
  • Be able to make a basic wine tasting and write an accurate description


Live video-conferences in Zoom. Recording will be uploaded and accesible at Wine sample kits delivered to your address. 


Examinations will always be classroom-based.

The WSET® Level 1 Award in Wines assessment is a closed-book examination consisting of 30 multiple-choice questions taken by students at the end of the course. Candidates will have 45 minutes to complete the exam. Examinations will be sent from the WSET in London and resent there for correction. Candidates must answer 70% of the questions correctly to obtain the corresponding certificate.


1. Parts of a grape 

2. Viticulture 

3. Cycle of grape growing 

4. Effect of climate 

5. Alcoholic fermentation 

6. Production of still white, red and rosé wines 

7. Principal types and styles of wines 

8. Principal international grape varieties 

9. Examples of wines from principal grape varieties 

10. Other examples of wines 

11. Storage of wine 

12. Service temperatures 

13. Serving wine 

14. Food and wine interactions

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