The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is typically run as a one day course and provides an ideal introduction to wine. It is designed for beginners pursuing an interest in wine and those starting out in wine trade, looking for a structured learning environment. Perfect for those who have little wine knowledge or those working in restaurants or retail and would like to know more. ThirtyFifty run the Level 1 on Mondays and Saturdays in London.
WSET courses are the backbone of the wine industry in the UK and a must for anybody considering joining it. They provide a structured and progressive set of courses that are nationally and internationally recognised. Follow the link for an overview of WSET Courses
While the Level 1 is suitable for wine enthusiasts you may also want to consider one of our one day wine courses. They are designed for keen wine drinkers looking for a fun, day-long wine tasting course.
WSET Level 1 Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for the Level 1, we assume we are starting at the beginning of your wine journey. If you already have a good general knowledge about wine, or you choose the wine when going out, you may want to start off at the WSET Level 2.
WSET Level 1 Course Content
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
A solid start to wine, covering the key wines and grape varieties, how to taste and serve wine. It builds confidence for those who would like to engage more with wine.
- How to taste wine like a professional.
- What to look for in wine and how to recognise its key components.
- The main styles of wines from around the world.
- How to store and serve wine.
- Food and Wine Matching.
- Run over a single day on a Monday or Saturday.
- Full Student Pack, including text books and course books, included.
- QFC Level 1.
- Final exam consisting of 30 Multi-choice questions.
For the full specification follow the link to the WSET Level 1 Specification.
Booking WSET Courses
The days can be booked directly with ThirtyFifty online (see forthcoming dates below) or by calling us on 020 8288 0314.
Open-Dated Gift Vouchers
If you are giving the WSET Level 1 Course as a gift, you can purchase an open dated gift voucher so that the recipient can book a date with us directly. We'll automatically email you a link to the gift voucher to print off at home.
|WSET LEVEL 1 COURSE GIFT VOUCHER - £159|
|ThirtyFifty WSET Level 1 Award In Wine - One Day Course in London - Open Dated Voucher. Valid for 24 months|
WSET Level 1 - London Dates
We run regular WSET courses in London and from time to time in other locations in the UK. Below are forthcoming courses.
The start time is 8:45am for a prompt 9:00am start.
Where to after the WSET Level 1 Award?
After the Level 1 the next natural step is the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits, this is a three day course normally run over three consecutive Saturdays.
Terms & Conditions
Bookings are made on a first come, first served basis.
No refunds are available.
You can transfer your place to another date with 2 weeks notice. We normally need at least 2 working days to transfer it to another suitable person, but do ask if within this.