WSET Level 1 Award in Wines - Virtual course in real time

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines virtual course in real time via Zoom is perfect if you want to discover the basics about wine in the comfort of your own home, from anywhere in the UK.  You’ll  learn how to taste and appreciate wine, with hands-on “experiments”! The multiple choice exam will be online (*an exam in a venue is an option but only in Liverpool*).  Please read the terms and conditions before booking.

£146.00£165.00

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines – Virtual course in real time

This WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Online Zoom course is an interactive way to learn the basics of wine with One Foot in the Grapes … and you’ll work towards a qualification too!

It is open to anyone in the UK.

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

 

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

Week 1: What is wine; how grapes grow; 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: Pairing wine and food (activity); high and low risk wines; understanding the five main food tastes; pairing recommendations
Week 4: – Mock exam questions; catch-up / review on subjects as required; the exam explained; a final wine tasting; any questions

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.

Here’s some Google reviews from previous students. 

  • In advance of the course, you’ll receive a Level 1 study guide
  • OFITG will send an “experiments” pack which you’ll use during the course
  • 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 small food samples such as grapes, salt, lemon, sweet biscuits and chilli-flavoured snacks
  • The online Zoom course takes place over four consecutive weeks in around two-hour  sessions
  • 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

The next virtual online Level 1 wines course dates:

Tues Sept 20,2022- Tues Oct 11,2022  ..  weekly, over four weeks, from 7pm-9.30pm

How much does it cost?

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines – Online Zoom course with an online exam is £165. It is £146 for a classroom exam *Liverpool only*.

Do you need any qualifications?

There are no entry requirements. You must be 18 to take part in the winetasting; but if you are underage that does not stop you taking part in the theory sessions and sitting the examination. 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

Tues Sept 20 2022 -Tues Oct 11 2022 Liverpool only exam, Tues Sept 20 2022 -Tues Oct 11 2022 online exam