WSET Accredited Courses
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
Melbourne Wine School is proud to offer the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (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.
No previous wine knowledge or wine tasting experience is necessary.
For individuals new to wine study, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. You’ll explore 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.
Further information about this course can be found on the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines specification.
Course Overview: The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines covers topics such as:
The main types and styles of wine
Common wine grapes and their characteristics
How to store and serve wine
The principles of food and wine pairing
How to describe wine using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine
Course Duration: The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is a day-long course that runs from 9am to 5pm.
Assessment: Students will sit a closed-book, multiple choice exam consisting of 30 questions. This exam will be sat at the end of the day's course. Successful completion of the exam will lead to the internationally recognised WSET Level 1 Award in Wines.
Entry Requirements: You must be of legal drinking age (18) to participate in this course. There are no other requirements for entry.
Cost: $280 (inclusive of WSET study guide, tasting glasses, and examination fee).
Directions: The Circle Collingwood, 4 Bloomburg St, Collingwood VIC 3066