You may register online for this course at the website below.
The WSET Level 1 Foundation Certificate is
the ideal place to start. It is an introductory course suited to those
with a basic knowledge as well as total beginners. There are no
pre-requisites to take this course.
The Level 1 course
focuses on learning the art of wine tasting, pairing food and wine, and
covers the characteristics of the major grape varieties. We also delve
into grape growing and winemaking, serving and cellaring wine, and
include an overview on local wines. There are plenty of delicious wines
that we taste during the course.
- 1 day course - all day from 9.30 am-5.30 pm. The 1 day course is perfect for those who cannot commit to 4 evenings.
In addition to the
fantastic wines you’ll experiment with wine and food matching exercises.
It's all in a fun and relaxed atmosphere with plenty of opportunities
to ask questions. It's a great course and over 75% of students continue
to the intermediate.
The Foundation exam
involves a multiple choice paper consisting of 30 questions. We have a
98% pass rate! The exam takes place at the end of the 1 day course, and
at the end of the last evening of the 4 week course. It usually
takes students less than 25 minutes to complete. Upon successful
completion, you will receive the WSET Foundation Certificate, which is a
formal qualification in wine.
All registrants will
receive an email with a link to an online study guide. You’ll get this
link 3 weeks prior to the start of the course, or as soon as you
register if the class starts sooner. It takes about 1 hour to read the
guide. You will also get a hard copy at the start of the course.
You will need to purchase a starter kit, consisting of 6 ISO tasting
glasses and a carry bag ($45 plus tax), Everyone appreciates having
their own professional wine tasting glasses so you can practice at home
and then bring your own glasses to the course. You will be given the kit
on the first day of the course and they are yours to keep.