A beginner level introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine.
For individuals new to wine study, this 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.
What you'll 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)
- Professionally guided tasting of 5 wines
This qualification has a minimum requirement of six hours of study time, and is accomplished in a one day session, which will include the classroom study time, breaks, and the qualification exam.
The exam consists of 30 multiple choice questions to be completed in 45 minutes. To pass you must correctly answer 70% of the questions. This qualification is Ofqual regulated.
Thomas Hooker Brewery is the location of the class, but classes are hosted by New England Wine Academy, which is a WSET Approved Program Provider and is solely responsible for all questions and bookings. For inquiries, please contact - firstname.lastname@example.org. Members of the CT drinks industry should contact NEWA for industry rates.
THE DEADLINE FOR SIGNING UP for this class is Sunday October 13, 2019. Anyone wishing to sign up after that date will need to wait until the next session.