WSET® Level 1 Award In Wines
This is a one-day course (9:00-5:00) where participants have the opportunity to taste 10 styles of wines and experiment with food and wine pairings.
This qualification provides a direct introduction to wine. It is ideal for first time employees in the wine industry, consumers with basic knowledge, as well as beginners. This course focuses on the art of tasting wine, the characteristics of the principal wine styles and the major grape varieties, and the basics of food and wine pairing. Participants will leave with a solid foundation and the confidence necessary for the service of wine.
- The main styles of wine
- The WSET® Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine
- The characteristics of the major grapes
- Service of wine
- Health, safety, and legal issues
- The pairing of food and wine
Examination: To gain the qualification students must pass a multiple choice test of 30 questions.
WSET® Level 1 Award in Wines
This qualification provides a direct introduction to wine. It is ideal for first time employees in the wine industry, consumers with basic knowledge, as well as beginners.
Location : St. John's
Language : English
Duration : 1 day
Price : 220€
WSET® represents the world reference for wine training. Spread over three successive levels, the course offered delivers internationally recognized diplomas at each stage. WSET® education is for everyone, amateurs and professionals alike.
Just wanted to say thanks again for your great instruction in the class this past week. You made the experience approachable, fun, and of course educational. I am not sure if I will pursue level 4, but I feel this…
Nathan Pryor, Managing Partner,
Mainbrace International Ltd. - Halifax, Canada
I met Tracey Dobbin at an educational weekend I ran in September 2013 at a vineyard near Bristol...Tracey and I decided to run a repeat course over one day in Bordeaux, to correspond with a scheduled MW course...Tracey capably managed…
Dr. Richard Smart
International viticulture scientist and consultant -
Sitting in Switzerland by lake Geneva and sipping some local gamay, swirling and checking out red fruits and acidity :)) omg your class was soooo interesting and I am so impressed how knowledgeable you are! And inspiring!! You have a…
Sovex Grands Chateaux - Export Manager -
I had the privilege of taking some private tasting sessions with Tracey over the course of a year. Each tasting was themed to focus on a particular region, and each class began with a detailed introduction of the region and…
As two food & wine enthusiasts not directly involved in the hospitality or wine industry, we were interested in furthering our knowledge of wine and spirits. We found the WSET curriculum and the course levels offered by Autour du Vin to be very appealing. Since Septembre 2014,…
Joëlle Désy & James Nicholson
- Halifax, Canada
Tastings guided by Tracey Dobbin, are always a complete experience. With deep and detailed information of the theme in matter, great wine selection chosen carefully to give a full vision of the theme, and caring so much about the satisfaction…
Priscila Frausto Torres
Project Manager Vinos y Vinos - Monterrey, Mexico