New Zealand School of Wines and Spirits

Blenheim: Level 1

WSET Level 1 award. One day course with the exam at the conclusion of the days teaching


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 wine styles and quality levels
  • a food and wine pairing workshop    
  • correct storage and service conditions    
  • tutored tasting of local and imported wines

Course costs include WSET course study materials, use of tasting glasses, all the wines and examination fee.
Taught over one single day, there is a 30 question, multiple choice examination at the end of the course.