Courses and Qualifications

/ Level 1 Award In Wines

The Level 1 Award In Wines is an entry level qualification providing a straightforward introduction to wine. It is ideal for boosting the confidence of new or inexperienced front line staff in the hospitality and retail sectors or for your own personal interest in wine. It is also a great course for those wanting to know the main grape varieties and food and wine matching.

Learning Objectives

By the time you have completed this programme you will be better able to:

  • Describe the main styles of wines available
  • Describe the procedures for the receipt, storage and sale of wine (Retail)
  • Display a basic understanding of factors that determine the main styles of light wines
  • Understand the main health and safety considerations when serving wine
  • Describe in general terms the main characteristics of the principle grape varieties
  • Use the Level 1 WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting to produce simple tasting records
  • State the correct service temperature, equipment and glassware for the service of wine (Hospitality)
  • Offer basic food and wine matching advice

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