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WSET Level 1 Course

Are you new to the beverage industry or have an interest in wine? Our WSET Level 1 course is the perfect introductory wine course for beginners. The aim of the course is to give you the basic knowledge of the different styles and types of wines. 

Course requirements : This is an introductory course to wine to no prior knowledge is needed

2017 Course Dates

Sunday 22nd January, Sunday 26th February, Sunday 23rd April, Sunday 21st May, Sunday 11th June

From 9.00am to 5.00pm

Day only course £199 per person*

This price include all of the study material provided, three course lunch and refreshments, examination fees and certificates

Stay the night with breakfast from £384 based on single occupancy or £302 per person based on double occupancy**

Course overview

  • The WSET course will be delivered by the Vineyard’s own WSET-Certified Tutor, James Hocking
  • Examination is 30 multiple choice questions to be answered in 45 minutes
  • Certification - all students who pass will be issued with a certificate suitable for framing and a lapel pin.

What you will learn

  • Introduction to wine including the different styles and grape varieties
  • How to taste and decode wine using the WSET® Systematic Approach to tasting 
  • How to store and serve wine 
  • Introduction to food and wine pairing and how to identify tasting notes

Book your place on our next course

Please contact our events team on 01635 589407 or email events1@the-vineyard.co.uk to book your place on our next WSET Level 1 course. Bookings should be made at least 20 days in advanced to reserve your place 


*Payment is to be made in full at the time of booking the course. This is non-refundable and non-transferrable. The Vineyard reserves the right to cancel the course should there be less than six people booked on the course at any one time. For registration purposes, you are advised to book to attend a WSET course at least 20 working days in advance of the start date of the course.

**Residential prices are subject to availability based upon a luxury double room.

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