New Zealand School of Wines and Spirits

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

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WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

The Level 1 Award is an entry level qualification providing a straightforward introduction to wine. It is ideal for boosting the confidence of those new to the wine or hospitality trade and is also a great course for those consumers wanting to gain some basic wine knowledge. The course covers ;    

  • an exploration of grape varieties, winemaking, wine styles and quality levels    
  • a food and wine pairing workshop    
  • correct storage and service conditions    
  • tutored tasting of local and imported wines

The WSET Level 1 study book is sent out in advance of the course day to allow students time to pre-read the material.

Course costs include WSET study book, use of Speigelau tasting glasses, all the wines and examination fee. There is a 30 question, multiple choice closed book examination at the end of the course.  Completed exam papers are returned to the WSET London for marking. Successful students receive a certificate and lapel pin.

Auckland      $295.00 inc gst
Taught as a one day course, 
includes workbook, all wines, exam.

Christchurch  $295.00 inc gst
Taught over three evenings, includes workbook, all wines and exam


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