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$350 – Full-day online course with wine samples
Includes all WSET study materials, wine tasting samples selected by Jay Youmans MW, online class session guided by a CWS instructor, and the examination.
Wine samples will be available for curbside pickup by appoinment on July 10 between 12:00pm – 5:00pm.
Students who register on or before June 25 will take the exam online/remotely on July 18, 2020 at 10:00am.
Students who register on or after June 26 will take the exam online/remotely on August 1, 2020 at 10:00am.
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 thoroughly review the following information regarding online/remotely-invigilated exam to determine if this method of exam delivery will work for you. RI_CANDIDATE_INFORMATION_3.1
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.
Important: Due to WSET exam order deadlines, students who wish to reschedule an in-person paper-based exam must notifiy us at least 17 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 / Level 2 – $125 / Level 3 – $195
***Registration is required by July 7 and there are no refunds or cancellations after this date.
***Cisco Webex or Zoom invitations will be emailed the day before or the morning of the class date.
For detailed information about the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines, please click here to download a PDF of the WSET’s Specifications.
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. At the end of the day, students take a 45-minute, multiple choice exam. Those who pass the exam receive the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines.
Approximate Class Schedule
9:00 a.m. Class Begins
2:30 p.m. Class Ends