Online Class Premier Host
November 17th - December 15th
Our WSET level 1 online course is an introductory level wine certification course* that teaches students through sight, smell, and taste to understand more about wine. By the end of the WSET level 1 online course, you’ll be able to taste wine using a systematic approach to tasting and be able to identify the main styles of wine. You’ll also learn the fundamental principles of food and wine pairing and be able to apply these to your food and wine choices.
*WSET Level 1 in Wine is not required prior to taking WSET Level 2 IF you have foundational wine knowledge and/or you actively work in the wine industry and have a basic understanding of the modules covered in the box below.
Napa Valley Wine Academy students will also receive study pointers on the Level 1 WSET exam. As you work through the WSET level 1 online course, you will be submitting your homework assignments with your online instructor. Tasting is an essential part of studying for this course, and that is why we include a free wine kit in this purchase that you need to taste a range of wines. WSET wine level 1 is your introduction to in-depth wine knowledge that will enhance your enjoyment of fine wine and potentially lead to career advancement in the wine or hospitality industry.
YOU WILL RECEIVE A SEPARATE EMAIL WITH INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO REDEEM YOUR WINE KIT UPON REGISTRATION. SEE BELOW FOR PERMITTED SHIPPING STATES.
To obtain the WSET Level 1 Award Certificate in Wine, 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.