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WSET Level 1 Award In Wines Online & Live

    Sat, March 13, 2021 (9:00 AM - 2:30 PM)

Cost: $350

Online & live (recordings available) with wine samples included

Includes all WSET study materials, wine tasting samples selected by Jay Youmans MW, online class session guided by a CWS instructor, and the examination.


March 12: Wine Sample/study guide pickup between 12pm – 5pm by appointment (scroll down to Additional Information for important notes regarding wine sample and study guide pickups).

March 13: Full day online course 9:00am – 2:30pm with a short break for lunch

April 6: Online, remotely invigilated exam from 5:30pm – 6:15pm

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.

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.

Registrants should access the “RI-Candidate Information” document in the FAQ section of the website under “Can I Take My WSET Exam Online” to determine if this method of exam delivery is right for you.

Students who would prefer to wait to take a paper exam in person once conditions are safe to do so must email us at 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.

Important: Due to WSET exam order deadlines, students who wish to reschedule an in-person paper-based exam must notifiy us at least 12 business days before the exam date, and students who wish to reschedule an online/remote exam must notify us at least 9 business days before the exam date, in order to avoid paying a new exam fee. Requests for rescheduling after these times will incur new exam fees as follows: Level 1 – $75 

Additional Information

Registration deadline: Registration is required by March 11 and there are no refunds or cancellations after this date. 

Wine sample/study guide pickps: Please make a note of the wine sample/study guide pickup date mentioned in the schedule above, as it will not appear on your registration confirmation. We cannot accommodate requests for wine sample pickups in advance of the date/times mentioned above. Students who are unable to come to the school to pick up their wine samples and study guide may have their materials shipped to them for an additional shipping fee – please email for more information. Requests for shipping must be received no later than 7 days before the scheduled class. Materials will ship to arrive the day before class, and we cannot accommdate requests for materials to arrive earlier than the day before class. 

Invitation to join course: Cisco Webex or Zoom invitations will be emailed the day before or the morning of the class date.

6 Guided Learning Hours, including 45 minutes for the examination

More information:


  • class
  • wine
  • certification
  • wset
  • level1
  • educational
  • tasting
  • online
  • virtual
  • instructorled
  • examination

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