WSET Level 1 Online: The Course (3/11, 10/11, 11/11) Evenings

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£125.00 (inc VAT)



(Heads up! This product only represents the course. Wines are to be purchased separately)

We have brought WSET to the online world!

Working with The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the foremost international body in the field of wine certifications, we will virtually provide students the sought-after qualifications to gain their  Level 1 Award in Wines. All-star WSET Educator & Humble Wine Manager, Desiree Russo, will host students on Zoom for 3 two-hour sessions. 


The course will cover:
The main types and styles of wine
Common wine grapes and their characteristics
How to make food and wine pairings
Tutored tasting of six wines
How to store and serve wine
How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
By the end of the course, you’ll be able to taste wine using a globally recognised approach, identify key styles of wine and characteristics of important grape varieties. You’ll also learn the key principles of food and wine pairing and how to apply these to your own food and wine choices.


Online Session 1: 3 November 2020; 5:30-7PM 

An Introduction to Wines 
Supplies students need for this session: 4x red/black table grapes

Online Session 2 & 3:  10 November 2020; 5:30-7PM 

Understanding the Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine | Storage and Service


Online Session 4: 11 November 2020; 5:30-7:30PM

Food and Wine Pairing

Supplies students will need for this session: Salt, Lemon, Sweet Biscuit, Soy Sauce

Sessions will be recorded, to provide students with additional reference tools



Exam Options:

In-Person Exam at Humble Grape Fleet Street (EC4Y 8EJ): 

14 November 2020; 3:30-4:30pm

14 December 2020; 3:30-4:30pm


 **Digital Exam ("RI Exam"):

14 November 3:30-4:30pm

**There is an additional cost of +£25 for the "RI Exam", your interest & payment will have to be confirmed 15 business days prior to the exam date!


WSET Educator & Humble Grape Wine Manager, Desiree, has organised the 6 wines you need for your WSET Level 1 online course! Pick them up here 

Desiree will operate schedule virtual "office hours" to discuss your study questions & chat about the previous lessons.

About WSET Level 1 Award in Wines:

This course is an ideal starting point for wine enthusiasts wanting to get to grips with the basics, or those embarking on a career in wine or hospitality. In a short space of time, you’ll find yourself feeling much more confident tasting wine, navigating a wine list, buying bottles and pairing wine with food.

Any questions about this course (or about the wines) please contact
TYPE: Sweet
TYPE: White
TYPE: Wine Tasting Event
TYPE: Wset Education
GRAPE: Cabernet Sauvignon
GRAPE: Chardonnay
GRAPE: Gamay
GRAPE: Merlot
GRAPE: Riesling
GRAPE: Sauvignon Blanc
COUNTRY: Germany
COUNTRY: South Africa
REGION: Beaujolais
REGION: Napa Valley
REGION: Stellenbosch

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