Explore the main styles and types of wine through sight, smell and taste in an online or in class format. Gain the basic skills to describe wine accurately, as well as make wine and food pairings.
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for new trade members specifically in the restaurant and retail sectors. This is also a good starting point for enthusiastic consumers looking for a strong overview of wine knowledge and a fun food and wine pairing. If you already have experience in the industry, you may start your WSET pathway with Level 2 classes.
Main styles of wines
Introduction to WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting Wines
Characteristics and styles of common grape varieties
Service of wine
Health, safety and legal issues
Food and wine pairing
30 multiple choice question exam
70% or better to achieve a pass
Cost and Dates
$350 per student | Discounts available for groups of five or more
Registration deadline for each course is 15 days in advance!.
NEW Online Courses!
$280 per student | The course will be based around a 4-week, 7 module online learning programme with educator support available for this time. The course modules should be followed in order, but students are free to complete the modules at their own pace during this 4-week window. The course material should take about 6 hours in total to complete, plus revision time.
The student can contact the WSET educator any time for the duration of the scheduled course, should they have any questions. Each week includes a series of independent and/or group activities to help students understand the differences between grape varieties and types and styles of wine. All study materials are included in the online course.
Online courses are available on an ongoing basis and must be registered 1 week before the start dates listed below.Custom online start dates may also be available upon request.
Class Times and Exam Locations
We are often able to hold classes at your location with a ten student commitment. Generally classes and exams are held at Bitto Bistro on Sundays from 9-4pm. Bitto Bistro is at 14697 Delaware St #1000, Westminster, CO 80023.