New Zealand School of Wines and Spirits

Wellington Level 1 Award in Wines

A one day course, examined at the end of the day's 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 the WSET study book, the wines and examination fee. Taught over one single day, there is a 30 question, multiple choice examination at the end of the course.