The WSET Level 1 Wines is a basic level introduction to wine, for those who want to start a career in the wine business or for wine enthusiasts. In this class, we taste 9 different wines and learn about major grape varieties, wine regions, storage, and the service of wine. We also do an interesting food and wine pairing.
Learn more about what we will cover during the class here: WSET Level 1 in Wines Specification (2022).
The price includes the WSET Level 1 in Wines Study Guide, tuition, all wines, printed materials, exam, certificate and lapel pin (if you pass the examination). Mailing of Study Guide and result materials (certificate and pin) to continental USA is included in the price.
Classes in Fort Lauderdale include a set of 6 ISO glasses, which accounts for the difference in price between the Fort Lauderdale and Miami classes.
In-person on Saturday, from 9am-4.30pm. Please select dates below.
The course instructors are: Alessandra Esteves DipWSET, Rebecca Hodges WSET L3 Certified, Brenda Poo WSET Certified, and Nicole Ramos WSET Certified. You can learn more about our team here.
Assessment is by a closed-book exam of 30 multiple-choice questions to be completed within 45 minutes. The assessment will take place on the same date as the class, at the end of the day. A total mark of 70% is required to achieve a pass. All students who pass will be issued with a certificate and will receive a lapel pin. Mailing of Study Pack and result materials (certificate and pin) to continental USA is included in the price.
Kindly note that you have six months, from the course start date, to sit the exam. After six months, you will have to purchase and re-take the entire course before you can sit the exam.
You must be at least 21 years of age to attend the course and to participate in any alcohol tasting.
If you need to cancel or change the date of the course for any reason you can do so up to 13 working days before the course starts for a $25 administrative fee. Making changes to your registration within 13 business days of the class date will result in an administrative change fee of $175. No refunds are given for changes made within 3 business days of the class date.
We teach the WSET Level 1 in Wines every month. Classes are held in Miami and Fort Lauderdale.
- January 20th, 2024 – from 9am to 4.30pm – Miami
- February 17th, 2024 – from 9am to 4.30pm – Miami
- March 23rd, 2024 – from 9am to 4.30pm – Miami
- April 13th, 2024 – from 9am to 4.30pm – Miami
More dates coming soon for Miami and Fort Lauderdale! For private classes and other dates, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Miami courses will take place at the Miami Culinary Institute – Food & Wine Theater in Downtown Miami, unless otherwise advertised. Fort Lauderdale courses will take place at the TRYP by Wyndham Maritime Hotel Fort Lauderdale.
We are also offering the WSET Level 1 in Wines certification online. Click here for more information.