WSET Level 1 Specifications

by | Nov 25, 2016

WSET Level 1
A beginner level introduction to wine service for those starting a career in hospitality.
For individuals entering, or wishing to enter, the hospitality industry, this qualification provides an introduction to wine service. The qualification covers critical service skills including glassware and service equipment, as well as selecting and serving wines. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate.

What started as complementary training for my cooking education turned into a great passion for wine.

Evangelos Botzatzis – student, Greece


What you’ll learn

  • The main principles of sommellerie (wine service)
  • How to enhance customer service
  • How to correctly care for and handle wine service equipment
  • How to serve wine effectively
  • How to store wine correctly
  • The career options available

Course delivery

You will get the minimum requirement of six-and-a-half guided learning hours with a WSET Educator in Central London.

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