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Includes all WSET study materials, wine tasting samples selected by Jay Youmans MW, online class session guided by a CWS instructor, and the examination.
January 29: Wine Sample/study guide pickup between 12pm – 5pm by appointment. Students who are unable to come to the school to pick up their wine samples may have their materials shipped to them for an additional shipping fee – please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
January 30: Full day online course 9:00am – 2:30pm with a short break for lunch
February 20: Online, remotely invigilated exam from 10:00am – 10:45am.
EXAM INFORMATION (the exam takes 45 minutes to complete)
Due to covid-19, we are only able to offer an online/remote exam option for this course at this time.
Students who would prefer to wait to take a paper exam in person once conditions are safe to do so must email us at email@example.com after registering, or at least 17 business days prior to the scheduled exam – if we do not hear from you, you will be automatically enrolled in the online/remote exam option.
***Registration is required by January 28 and there are no refunds or cancellations after this date.
***Cisco Webex or Zoom invitations will be emailed the day before or the morning of the class date.
For detailed information about the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines, please click here to download a PDF of the WSET’s Specifications.
6 Guided Learning Hours, including 45 minutes for the examination
This class covers the main types of wine, the most common grape varieties, wine service, storing and serving wine, tasting technique, how to describe the smell and taste of wine, and the basics of pairing food and wine. During the class, students taste eight different wines. Three weeks after the full-day course, students will take an online, remotely invigilated 45-minute, multiple choice exam. Those who pass the exam receive the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines.
Approximate Class Schedule
9:00 a.m. Class Begins
2:30 p.m. Class Ends