WSET Level 1 Award

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This course will give you a basic familiarity with the main types and styles of wine, and perfect if you are already working in the retail and hospitality sectors, or have a keen 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.

Course content 

  • The main types and styles of wine
  • Common wine grapes and their characteristics
  • How to store and serve wine
  • The principles of food and wine pairing
  • How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

Dates & Location:

TBC, please register your interest on the link above. 


1 day course 


Tuition fee £150 

Exam fee £25.00 

Materials £10.00

£185 total 


Stanmer Campus is based within One Garden Brighton, proudly presented and managed by Plumpton College. Based within Stanmer Park, just off the A27, One Garden Brighton is a walled garden, with 12 contemporary themed gardens a destination eatery and retail space. It is Plumpton College's Centre of Excellence for Horticulture Training & Education. 

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