WSET Level 1 Award in Wines_Online

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines_Online

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WSET® Level 1 Online Award in Wines (English) Four(4) Week Online Course

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Learn about wines through our 4-week WSET Level 1 Online study program which offers students the flexibility to complete their study at a time and place that suits them. The Level 1 Award in Wines Online covers the same syllabus as the classroom course but through a supported and interactive Online Classroom which allows you to study alongside your peers under the guidance of a dedicated educator. This is a four-week, instructor led online course with fixed start and end dates.

The level of Knowledge Needed to Take This Course: None necessary

This class is especially recommended for:

  • Those in the retail, wholesale or hospitality areas of the wine industry wishing to obtain greater knowledge and professional certification from a trusted internationally recognized organization;
  • Wine enthusiasts wanting to gain a broad view of grapes and wines.
  • Anyone wanting to learn how to taste and access wines professionally.

Course Structure

Module 1: What is Wine & How is it Made?

  • Name the main parts of a grape and what they contain.
  • Name the key stages in the annual cycle of grape growing and know what happens during ripening.
  • Name and define different grape-growing climates and state how they can affect the characteristics of grapes. List the requirements for and the products of alcoholic fermentation.
  • Name and correctly order the key stages in the production of still white, red and rosé wines.

Module 2: Types & Styles of Wine

  • Identify the three main styles of wine: still wines, sparkling wines, fortified wines.
  • Study the notable structural characteristics of all wines.

Module 3: Introduction to Tasting

  • Learn how to taste wine and describe its notable characteristics using language from WSET's Systematic Approach to Tasting.
  • Learn to distinguish differences and similarities between different styles of wine.

Module 4: Grape Varieties & Wines

  • Name the principal grape varieties and identify the characteristics and styles of their wines.
  • Identify and relate named wines from principal grape varieties to the grape varieties, types, characteristics and styles of wine.
  • Identify and relate other popular named wines to the types, characteristics and styles of wine.

Module 5: Storage & Service of Wines

  • Identify and define the ideal conditions for the short and long-term storage of wine.
  • State the recommended service temperature for the principal types and styles of wine.
  • State the correct procedures for opening and serving wine.

Module 6: Pairing Food & Wines

  • Identify the principal food and wine interactions and recognise the effect they typically have on a wine.

Module 7: Revision & Resources

  • Mock multiple-choice feedback examination which can be attempted as many times as the student likes.

Wine Tasting

Tasting is an essential part of studying for this course, and you will need to taste a minimum of 8 wines (not provided, but you will be given guidance on the styles to taste).

No blind tasting part for the exam.

Exam: Online or Classroom

The student arranges with AB Wine Academy to take the WSET Level 1 Exam.

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines assessment is a closed-book examination. 30 multiple-choice questions worth one mark each to be completed in 45 minutes. You must achieve 70% to pass the exam and earn your certificate and pin.

The certificate for students passing an exam following completing an online course is exactly the same as for an in-class student. There is nothing on the certificate to mention the method of study (in class / online).