WSET Level 1 Award in Wine Vinspire Wine and Spirit Academy

WSET Level 1 Award in Wine

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  • WSET Level 1 Award in Wine - Vinspire AcademyWSET Level 1 Award in Wines - course details 

 

Monday April 22nd 2024 Course

Course date and time: the course will take place over a single day 10:00-17:00 at The Sycamore Room, 15 Stephens Lane, Dublin 2 (D02 RX27)

Examination: at the end of the day

Language of tuition: English

Closing date for course registration is Friday April 5th 2024 at 12pm

A course welcome email will be sent approx 7-10 days to you prior to commencement confirming again the above venue details, times etc

 

Saturday May 18th 2024 Course

Course date and time: the course will take place over a single day 10:00-17:00 at The Sycamore Room, 15 Stephens Lane, Dublin 2 (D02 RX27)

Examination: at the end of the day

Language of tuition: English

Closing date for course registration is Wednesday May 1st at 12pm

A course welcome email will be sent approx 7-10 days to you prior to commencement confirming again the above venue details, times etc

 

About this course

  • WSET Level 1 Award in Wines course is an excellent introductory first course for the wine enthusiast who wishes to be introduced in a structured way to wine styles, storing and serving of wine and food and wine matching.
  • This course is also for those preparing for, or employees starting, their first job in wine. The qualification aims to provide the basic product knowledge and skills in the service and retail of wine to prepare a person for their first job in hospitality or retail.

 

Entry requirements

  • There are no restrictions on entry for the Level 1 Award in Wines.
  • There are no requirements for candidates to have previous knowledge or previous experience of alcoholic beverages.
  • Students who are under the legal minimum age for the retail purchase of alcoholic beverages in the Republic of Ireland will not be allowed to sample any alcoholic beverage as part of their course, but this is not a barrier to successfully completing the qualification.
  • Candidates applying to sit the examination must be over the legal minimum age for the retail purchase of alcoholic beverages in the Republic of Ireland.
  • Photo ID will be required on the day of the course / exam.

 

What you will 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)

 

Examination

  • Assessment is by a closed-book exam of 30 multiple-choice questions to be answered in 45 minutes.
  • A total mark of 70% is required to achieve a pass.

 

What is included in the course fee

  • Study materials: WSET Level 1 workbook (all materials will be supplied on the day)
  • Tuition
  • Tasting samples: 6 wines will be tasted during the course
  • Examination
  • Upon successful completion, a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

 

For further information, please access the specification for this course below

wset_l1wines_specification_en_mar2018.pdf (wsetglobal.com)

 

Booking this course

  • To book a place simply click on ”Book Now” and follow instructions.
  • All orders are subject to our Booking Terms and Conditions. In order to read them please follow this link Terms of service – Vinspire Wine and Spirit Academy (vinspireacademy.com)
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  •  Please send your date of birth (for WSET exam registration) following booking your course to info@vinspireacademy.com