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WSET Level 1 in Wines (Sunday)

Participatory Event

Cambridgeshire Wine School
The Royal Cambridge Hotel (hired venue)
Trumpington Street
Cambridge
CB2 1PY

Tel: 01223 655391

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WSET Level 1 in Wines (Sunday)

Wine and Spirit Education Trust courses provide globally recognised qualifications for Wine Industry professionals and enthusiastic amateurs.

Cambridgeshire Wine School is a WSET Approved Programme Provider (APP). Level 1 is a one-day course (10am-5pm) held in Cambridge on selected Sundays through the year.

Recent review: "Extremely informative and some great wines to taste. Mark is a brilliant tutor, explaining everything in an easy to understand way."

Our tutors are amongst the highest-performing WSET trainers in the UK, and our students enjoy well above average exam results.

Who should consider studying WSET Level 1?
The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines establishes the basic skills and product knowledge required in the service and retail of wine. It is ideal for preparing a person for their first job in hospitality or drinks retail.

This course is also a good introductory first course for the wine enthusiast who wishes to study in a structured way. The qualification covers skills such as identifying wine styles, storing and serving wine, and food and wine matching.

No previous experience of Wine Tasting is necessary to register on this course.

The course has full accreditation from the UK government's OfQual department as a Level 1 vocational qualification and finishes with a short 30-question multiple choice exam.

Course synopsis

- Wine Tasting: Taste and describe wines using the WSET® Systematic Approach to Tasting
- Food and Wine Pairing: A practical guide to the key considerations when matching food and wine successfully
Wine Service and Storage: Learn the correct way to store and serve wine and recognise common faults found in wine
Types and Styles of Wine: Learn about what makes wines taste different
- Grape Varieties: Learn about the characteristics and styles of wines produced from the main grape varieties
Main white grape varieties: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling
Main black grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah/Shiraz
Named Wines: Pinot Grigio, Muscadet, Sancerre, Chablis, Sauternes, Claret, Beaujolais, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rioja, Chianti

Duration of course : 1 day inclusive of examination

Examination: 30 multiple-choice questions to be answered in 45 minutes. A mark of 70% required to pass

Certification: All students who pass will be issued with a certificate suitable for framing and a lapel pin.

Fee: £145 (this saves £24 against the £169 price set by WSET in London). The fee includes:

- study book
wines sampled
food & wine matching
professional WSET tuition by WSET-Certified Tutor
examination fees
internationally-recognised WSET qualification certificate 

Click 'Book Now' to be taken to the booking website, or click these links to read: about the Level 2 course or the Level 3 course.

Opening Times

WSET 1 (24 Feb 2019)
DayTimes
Sunday10:0017:00
WSET 1 (3 Mar 2019)
DayTimes
Sunday10:0017:00
WSET 1 (14 Apr 2019)
DayTimes
Sunday10:0017:00

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
WSET Level 1£150.00

Come and study WSET Level 1 in Cambridge. This course is £25 cheaper than £175 price set by WSET in London.

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