WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits
One Day Course
Course Fee: $400 (lunch included)
Also includes study guide, Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® Level 1 laminated grid, tasting samples, instruction, exam and certificate and lapel pin upon successful completion.
Glassware will be provided.
You may also purchase glasses here. (You will be required to have your own glasses for all higher-level WSET courses.
The WSET Award in Spirits is the ideal starting point for the novice spirits enthusiast, or those working with spirits.
This hands-on course will guide you, using sight, smell and taste, through the world’s key spirit categories and production methods. The course is designed to introduce spirits in an interactive, structured and fun manner.
The morning session covers an introduction to spirits production, how to taste spirits before we delve into Brandy, Vodka, and Whisk(e)y.
After lunch, we'll have a mini review of the morning followed by Rum, Tequila, and Flavoured Spirits. Lastly, we will learn about the storage and service of spirits.
Who should take this course
- You have limited spirits knowledge and you want to learn about the main styles of spirits and how they are made
- You are starting your first job in hospitality or retail
- The basic principles of spirit production
- The main types and styles of spirits
- Factors affecting the flavour of spirits
- Tutored tastings of 10 spirits
- How to serve spirits
- How to describe spirits using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® (SAT)
This is a one-day course. There is a 30-question multiple choice test at the end of the day. When you pass, you will receive a certificate from Adventure in Wine as well as an official WSET Level 1 Award in Wine certificate and lapel pin.
Course Locations and Dates
Sunday, October 7
9:00 - 5:00
Registration Deadline October 20
Full payment is required at time of registration.
Option 1: Credit Card
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A form needs to be completed for each participant. If you are registering more than one person, please add them one at a time.