WSET level 1 Award in WinesFree
About this course
WSET level 1 Award in Wines
A beginner level introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine.
For individuals new to wine study, this programme is designed to provide a sound but simple introduction to wines. It aims at making candidates familiar with the key stages in grape growing and winemaking, list the principal types and styles of wine, state the key characteristics the principal grape, and know the key principles involved in the storage and service of wine. You’ll explore the main styles of wine through tasting as well, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately.
You are active (working or unemployed) in France, and you wish to have your course financed within the framework of vocational training aid? This training can be financed through various means, including your Personal Training Account (CPF).
Accessibility of the course to people with disabilities.
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Syllabus 2020 – 2021
Learning outcome 1:
Know the key stages in grape growing and winemaking.
– Parts of a grape
– Grape growing
– Alcoholic Fermentation
– Production of still white, red and rosé wines
Learning outcome 2:
Know the types, characteristics and styles of wines from the principal grape varieties and other examples of wines.
– Principal types and styles of wines (still, sparkling, fortified)
– Principal grape varieties
– Examples of wines from principal grape varieties
– Other important wines to know
Know the key principles and practices involved in the storage and service of wine.
– Storage of wine
– Service temperature
– Serving wine
– Principal food and wine interactions
On the class day you’ll receive a study guide to be used during the class. It summarizes the important information of the programme through text, infographics and pictures. It also includes activities and exercises for testing your knowledge.
- Type : 30 multiple-choice questions
- Duration : 45 minutes
- Pass marks : 70 %