Who is this course for?
For individuals new to wine, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. You’ll explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately and make food and wine pairings. No prior knowledge of wine is assumed.
What you’ll learn
- The main styles of wine
- Common wine grapes and their characteristics
- The principles of food and wine pairing
- How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
- The course fee includes course book, tasting wines, classes and examination. Successful candidates will receive a certificate and lapel pin.
Enhance your understanding of wine with the globally recognised WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) qualifications. Trusted by the world’s most recognised drinks organisations, WSET offers a network of course providers in more than 70 countries and translated into multiple languages, WSET qualifications inspire and empower drinks professionals and enthusiasts.
Sunday 27th November, 22
Level 1 WSET
One day program: 8:30am - 5:30pm
$320 (includes lunch)
Based at Kinross Winery, Gibbston
Lead by industry expert and WSET qualified instructor Michael Darby of Wine Education Co.
One and two night accommodation packages available for this program, at our vineyard, 20 minutes from Queenstown. Options include Gourmet Food & Wine marched dinners, outdoor hot tub and gourmet breakfasts.
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