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WSET Level 1 Award In Sake

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    Sat, February 25, 2023 (9:00 AM - 2:45 PM)

Capital Wine School
5207 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20015
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Cost: $375.00

$375 – Class & Exam 

This half-day course is the ideal starting point for the novice sake enthusiast, or those working with sake.

No prior experience is required. Course includes the processes and principles involved in the production, storage, and service of sake, as well as tasting, a printed WSET Level 1 Sake workbook, and the exam (30 multiple choice questions in 45 minutes). Upon successful completion of the exam, students will be awarded the WSET Level 1 Award in Sake. 


Caroline Hermann MW, WSET Certified Sake Educator (2018), Advanced Sake Professional (2020), Diploma in Sake from the Japan Sommelier Association (2020) 


9:00am to 12:00pm – Instruction (theory and sake tasting)

12:00pm – 12:45pm – Lunch on your own

12:45pm – 2:00pm – Review/exam prep

2:00pm – 2:45pm – Exam

Classroom time + exam:

5 3/4 hours of “guided learning hours” (includes 45 min exam)

30 multiple choice questions in 45 minutes

70% to pass (no merit or distinction awarded)


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