Beginner Level Course

WSET Level 1  Online Certification

For individuals new to wine, this level provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. You'll explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately and make food and wine pairings.

  • Learn the Systematic Approach to Tasting and understand how to describe wine using the level 1 tasting grid.

  • Explore the main styles of wine  like dry vs sweet, sparkling and fortified.

  • Learn about common wine grapes and their characteristics, like Chardonnay, Cabernet, Riesling, Syrah and more.

  • How to serve and store wine + principles of food and wine pairing are also explored.

WSET Level 2 Certification
WSET Level 2 Certification

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After taking the WSET course, I feel much more confident in social settings or in the company of wine gurus as I Now have a great foundation for understanding the various grapes and regions of the world


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Absolutely amazing learning environment.  She teaches with excitement and passion for wine.  I highly recommend any of her courses to anyone in the industry or just wanted to know more about wine!!

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5 Star Yelp Review

Lindsey is extremely knowledgeable about wine, and she's pretty funny as well. The class was casual and fun, and of course involved lots of wine drinking, so it was a blast. Highly recommend.

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