Florida Wine Academy is setting sail! We are taking our WSET Level 1 Award in Wines program to the seas. Join us aboard Royal Caribbean’s “Mariner of the Seas” February 15-18, 2019. Our Director of Education, Alessandra Esteves, DipWSET will teach you the fundamentals of wine as we make our way to the Bahamas.
WSET Level 1 is an introduction to wine course, for professionals or wine enthusiasts. In this class, we taste 10 different wines and learn about major grape varieties, wine regions, grapes and food & wine pairing.
Price includes the WSET Level 1 study guide, all wines, tuition, printed materials, exam, certificate and lapel pin (if you pass the examination). Price does not include the 3-night trip on board the NEW Mariner of the Seas. You have to purchase the cruise here*. Prices start at $548 per person.
The course will be divided into 2 days: February 16th, 2019, from 8.30am to 11.30am and February 17th, 2019 from 8.30 am to 12 pm.
Assessment is by a closed-book exam of 30 multiple-choice questions to be completed within 45 minutes by the end of the class.
You must be at least 21 years of age to attend the course and to participate in any alcohol tasting.
Sign up now for the course! Very limited space.
*To book a room with our group you must register online with Cruise Planners by clicking here.Our amenity package includes pre-paid gratuities, welcome cocktail party & wine educational events.
About Mariner of the Seas:
The 3,114-passenger vessel has undergone a $90 million overhaul this spring that includes the addition of new deck-top water slides, a FlowRider surfing pool, a virtual reality bungee trampoline experience and other fun-focused attractions. Also, the cruise has now a new Italian restaurant by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and a retro-chic tiki bar.