A beginner level introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine.
For individuals new to wine study, this qualification 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. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.
What you’ll learn
How wine is made
What factors influence wine style
The key white and black grape varieties and their characteristics
The important wine-producing regions of the world in which these grapes are grown
The production of sparkling, sweet, and fortified wines
Food and wine pairing principles
The principal categories of spirits and liqueurs, and how they are made