WSET Level 1 Award in Wine

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WSET Level 1 Award in Wine

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WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

An introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine.


  • Consumers looking for an introduction to wine.

  • Individuals looking to get into the wine industry who have no previous wine knowledge.


No previous study requirements. WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is NOT a prerequisite to taking the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits. In fact we encourage those looking for a serious wine class to start with WSET Level 2 Award in Wines.

At least 21 years of age.


You'll learn:

  • The key stages in grape growing and winemaking

  • The characteristics of common wine grapes

  • The main types and styles of wine

  • How to store and serve wine

  • The principles of food and wine pairing

  • How to taste wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine (SAT)

Class includes:

  • 7 hour program (6.25 hours of instruction and 45 min exam)

  • WSET Level 1 Wine Study Guide

  • Guided tastings of 9 wines

  • WSET Level 1 Wine exam - 30 multiple choice questions

You'll achieve:

  • Successful candidates receive the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines certificate and lapel pin.

When, Where and How?

Classes fill up quickly! Enroll today to secure your seat.

Classes limited to 16 people (Got a group? Contact us for rates for groups 5 or more).

Please note that exams must be ordered two weeks prior to the class. Candidates who register for the class after this date will not be able to sit for the exam on the day of class. It will be offered at a future date that is convenient for the candidate.

Current Course Schedule

WSET Level 1 Wine Day Class - Starts 11/18/18 >

WSET Level 1 Wine Day Class - Starts 3/24/19 >

WSET Level 1 Wine Day Class - Starts 5/12/19 >

Don't see a schedule that works? Check back often, new classes scheduled all the time.


60 Valley Street, Suite #105 - Providence, RI 02909 (Free parking available in the adjacent parking lots)

Tuition: $350

Tuition includes all registration fees, study guide, classroom instruction, exam and wines tasted in class. Select "Enroll Now" to pay by Visa, MasterCard or American Express. Please contact Spirited Grape at 401-632-0149 for alternative payment methods or group rates.