WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Online

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

 
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Who?

  • Consumers looking for 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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What?

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 let 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.

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)

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.

You'll achieve:

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

System Requirements:

You will need access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: Firefox 25.0, Safari 6, Chrome 30.0 or other HTML5 compatible with Javascript and cookies enabled. Adobe Reader XI or equivalent. Adobe Flash Player 11. Internet access (broadband recommended).

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

           Specification                                                

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When, Where and How?

Current Course Schedule

WSET Level 1 Wine Online Class - Starts 5/4/19 >

Starts: 5/4/19
Schedule: Saturday, May 4 - May 31, 2019
Duration: 4-weeks online guided study
Exam: Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:15-11:00am
Availability: Open
Deadline to Register: 4/19/19

WSET Level 1 Wine Online Class - Starts 6/8/19 >

Starts: 6/8/19
Schedule: Saturday, June 8 - July 5, 2019
Duration: 4-weeks online guided study
Exam: Saturday, July 13, 2019 4:15-5:00pm
Availability: Open
Deadline to Register: 5/24/19

WSET Level 1 Wine Online Class - Starts 6/29/19 >

Starts: 6/29/19
Schedule: Saturday, June 29 - July 26, 2019
Duration: 4-weeks online guided study
Exam: Saturday, August 3, 2019 10:15-11:00am
Availability: Open
Deadline to Register: 6/14/19

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

Location:

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

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.