Online Class Premier Host
October 18th - November 14th
This is a four-week course with a fixed start date and includes 12 months of access to the online learning material.
A beginner level introduction to spirits for those starting a career in the industry or pursuing an interest in spirits.
For individuals new to the subject, this qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of spirits. You’ll explore the main styles and types of spirits through sight, smell, and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavors and aromas. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.
Napa Valley Wine Academy students will also receive study pointers on the Level 1 WSET Spirits exam. As you work through the online course, you will be submitting your homework assignments with your online instructor.
To obtain the WSET Level 1 Award Certificate in Spirits, you will need to successfully pass an online OR in-person exam that is made up of 30 multiple-choice questions.
You have 12 months from the start of your course in which to schedule your proctored EXAM. Exam orders are placed 21 days prior to the exam date and you cannot change the date once that order has been placed with the WSET. Results take 4-5 weeks to be released by WSET.