Online Class Premier Host
Online and 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.
This one day course meets virtually via Zoom on Saturday, October 30, 2021. Particpants will take the exam online via remote invigilation on Saturday, November 20 at 10:00am.
October 29: Wine Sample/study guide pickup between 12pm – 5pm by appointment.
October 30: WSET Level 1 Award in Wines course 9:00am – 2:30pm with a short break for lunch
November 20: Online, remotely invigilated exam from 10:00am – 10:45am
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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 deadline: Students who wish to take the online exam on the date indicated in the schedule above must register by 11:55pm on the Thursday before the course. There are no cancellations or refunds available within 7 days of the course 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 email@example.com 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: Zoom invitations will be emailed the day before the course and may not have an @capitalwineschool.com suffix if it comes directly from the instructor teaching the class/course.