WSET Level 1 Award in Wines – Virtual course via Zoom

Discover the basics about wine in the comfort of your own home, from anywhere in the UK.

Join this WSET Level 1 Award in Wines virtual course via Zoom to learn how to taste and appreciate wine, with some fun hands-on “experiments”.

The multiple choice exam will be online.

You can pay in three instalments: and you may be eligible for a Drinks  Trust charity bursary scheme

Please read the terms and conditions before booking.


Jane is a wonderful teacher with an engaging teaching style. I now feel much more confident with my new knowledge and love for new wines! I would highly recommend this course as an introduction to wine.
Study WSET Level 1 wines online
Level 1 Virtual course

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines – Virtual course via Zoom

This WSET Level 1 Award in Wines – Virtual course via Zoom is an interactive way to learn the basics of wine with One Foot in the Grapes.

The course is suitable for both wine enthusiasts and people in the hospitality industry wanting to enhance their skills.

Drinks Trust bursary: One Foot in the Grapes has partnered with the Drinks Trust charity to offer this course via a Develop scheme bursary. If you think you may be elegible please contact us here

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WSET Level 1 – Online Zoom Jane Clare
Jane Clare of One Foot in the Grapes
The schedule:

Week 1: Includes how and where grapes grow; making wine; types of wine; principal grape varieties (plus an experiment or two)
Week 2: Introduction to wine tasting; understanding the SAT;  Storage and service of wine (plus an experiment or two)
Week 3: A hands-on pairing wine and food activity  
Week 4: – Mock exam questions; catch-up / review; the exam explained 

You’ll be able to ask questions and interact with fellow students; and hopefully have fun as you immerse yourself in the world of wine for the first time.

What will happen: 
  • In advance of the course, you’ll receive a Level 1 study guide and an “experiments” pack 
  • You don’t need to taste wine to study this course. However there are recommended styles of wine we will taste over the four weeks.
  • You would source the wines, with guidance from OFITG
  • You’ll buy the small food samples such as grapes, salt, lemon and sweet biscuits
  • The multiple-choice exam will take place online on a date agreed in advance of the course.
  • Here’s a short video explaining how online exams work.
  • Classroom exams are only an option in Liverpool: – Ask for details before booking.
  • You’ll need a good wi-fi connection and a desktop computer.

Read the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines qualification specification

Contact us with any questions

How much does it cost?

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines – Online Zoom course with an online exam is £165. 

Do you need any qualifications?

There are no entry requirements. You must be 18 to take part in the winetasting. Our classes are delivered in English.

What to do next

Ask any questions before you make a booking –  contact us here for more details

Terms and Conditions

Please read the terms and conditions before booking.

course options

Monday Sept 23 2024, four consecutive Mondays until Oct 14 2024