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WSET® Level 1 Award in Wines

  • 3 Evenings
  • NZ$355
  • On Campus

This is a straight forward introduction to the world of wine. Each class session includes a tasting of wines to reflect the leading grape varieties.

Introduction

If you want to develop a nose for wine, this is the perfect introduction. Learn the language of wine, and become comfortable with aromas, flavours, structural characteristics and more!

Learning outcomes: 

  • Know the key stages in grape growing and winemaking
  • Know the types, characteristics and styles of wines made from the principal grape varieties and other examples of wines.
  • Know the key principles and practices involved in the storage and service of wine.

WSET Level 1

The exam is run on the third day of this course. To gain the qualification students need to successfully pass a multiple-choice paper of 30 questions. 

 

Student Loans Available with Level 5 Programme

Students can gain multiple WSET qualifications as a package by enroling in the NZ Certificate in Professional Wine Knowledge, Level 5. New Zealand students may be eligible for student loans or Fees Free Study for the Level 5 programme. 

Click here to find out more. 

FURTHER STUDY Pathways

This course is the first module in our wine study pathway. For more knowledge and training, students are recommended to follow on this course with one of the following programmes:

Page Updated: 11 Apr 2022

Qualifications Gained

  • WSET® Level 1 Award in Wine
  • Recommended IELTS 6 or Upper-intermediate level of English

Course Requirements

  • Aged 18 or over

Session Dates

3 Evenings, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Enrolment

Click on the date above and this will redirect you to the enrolment form, where you can pay online.
Registration deadline: 1 week prior to the course commencement.

Course Fees

  • NZ$355
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Qualifications Gained

  • WSET® Level 1 Award in Wine
  • Recommended IELTS 6 or Upper-intermediate level of English

Course Requirements

  • Aged 18 or over