WSET Level 1 in Utrecht - Wine Course in English
LOCATION: "De Kargadoor" Oudegracht 36, 3511 AP Utrecht, the Netherlands
Set of 6 ISO wine glasses provided !
The WSET Level 1 Awards in Wines is a beginner course suitable for students starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine with no prior knowledge or experience of wine.
For individuals new to wine study, this qualification provides a hands-on, highly interactive (and fun!) introduction to the world of wine.
The course is organized over 2 evening classes of 3 hours plus an extra day for the exam. The exam consists of 30 multiple choice questions to be answered within 45 minutes. The minimum passing mark is 70%, meaning that 21 out 30 answers must be correct.
Throughout the lessons, you’ll explore and learn the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately, and make food and wine pairings. At the end of the course, you'll be able to recogninze the characteristics of the main international grape varieties (e.g. Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon); be knowledgable of regionally important grape varieties (e.g. White Zinfandel), and be able to make food and wine recommendations.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.
What should I expect to learn?
- The main types and styles of wine, and common grapes
- The essential notions of viticulture and winemaking
- Storage and service of wine
- The foundations of food and wine pairing
- How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
The price includes all the wines tasted, classes, study pack, exam, and if successfully completed, you will receive the official WSET certificate and lapel pin!
There is no prior knowledge needed.
However, it is recommended that the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines in Class specification document is read before the start of the course.
*Minimum 4 people to start the course
An extremely interesting and interactive experience done by people who enjoy the art of wine.
I am very satisfied. I took only part to the exam but I find everything likable. I recommend this school!
The teacher has very good teaching skills. 3 hours learning about wines feel like 10 minutes.
Top Class! The course is very interesting and interactive. I recommend!
I applied from Japan, was able to take all coursework online, and when I arrived in Amsterdam was able to go straight into my exam.
Fun, and gives a new perspective on wine.
Well structured, very professional, friendly, felt like I learned a lot.
Broaden my wine knowledge and strengthen my appreciation of wine (and its origin).
Thank you for the great course!!!
Nothing to change, everything is good!
Very well organized and good material.
It was fun and interesting.
Everything has been as good as I expected, I have learned a lot! The teacher, Vittoria is great. I'm looking forward to taking next level 2.
I really enjoyed Level 2 course. Didn't expect it to be so detailed and professional, very glad I chose this school for the course.