An introduction to wine suitable for those pursuing an interest in wine.

 

Recommended for:

  • Consumers looking for an introduction to wine.

  • Groups looking for a fun interactive class with an introduction to wine

Requirements:

  • 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.

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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)

You'll achieve:

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

For more information and full details on the course, please download the Specification below.

           Specification                                                

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Now two ways to learn - Classroom or Online!

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Classroom

Learn from instructors with industry experience. Class instruction includes guided tastings, interactive sessions and exercises designed to bring complete understanding of the learning objectives,

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

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Current Course Schedule:

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.

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Location:

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

Tuition:  $275

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.

 
 

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Online

Learn about wines through our 4-week WSET Level 1 Online study program that is flexible to work around your busy schedule. The WSET Level 1 Online course 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 course follows a weekly structure, but it allows the student to work ahead or catch up on activities and forums. There are no set times to log into the course as there are no live chats or webinars.

Each week consists of a series of online activities, often based on group discussion, with an online tutor allocated to guide you in your studies. A timed feedback test is provided at the end of each week for you to practice for the exam and assess your understanding of that week’s topics. Group tasting activities are also provided to familiarize you with the Systematic Approach to Tasting at the beginner level.

Online Class includes:

  • 4-week guided study (1 year course access)

  • WSET Level 1 Wine exam - 30 multiple choice questions. Exam must be scheduled and taken in person at our Providence, RI location.

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WSET Level 1 Wine Online Class - Starts 11/11/19 >

Starts: 11/11/19
Schedule: Monday, 11/11/19-12/8/19
Duration: 4-weeks online guided study
Exam: Sunday, 12/15/19 10:15-11:00am
Availability: Open
Deadline to Register: 11/1/19

WSET Level 1 Wine Online Class - Starts 1/6/20 >

Starts: 1/6/20
Schedule: Monday, 1/6/20-2/2/20
Duration: 4-weeks online guided study
Exam: Saturday, 2/8/20 10:15-11:00am
Availability: Open
Deadline to Register: 12/27/19

WSET Level 1 Wine Online Class - Starts 2/24/20 >

Starts: 2/24/20
Schedule: Monday, 2/24/20-3/22/20
Duration: 4-weeks online guided study
Exam: Saturday, 3/28/20 4:30-5:15pm
Availability: Open
Deadline to Register: 2/14/2020

 

Exam Location:

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

Tuition:  $225

Tuition includes all registration fees, guided online instruction and exam. 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.

System Requirements:

You will need access to a computer and/or HTML5 compatible mobile or tablet with the following minimum requirements: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome or other HTML5 compatible web browser with Javascript and cookies enabled; Adobe Reader equivalent; Internet access (broadband recommended). Legacy browsers with known compatibility issues include; Moodle 3.6: Internet Explorer 10 and below and Safari 7 and below.

WSET Level 1 Award in Wine ONLINE
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