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WSET Level 1 Certification Day Classes
Level 1 is ideal for those new to wine and who want to understand the basics.
Wine & Spirit Education Trust Level 1
Dates: January 28th, February 4th and 11th
Cost: $240.00 - includes wine, materials and exam
Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm each day
Location: The Texas Wine School at 2437 Bartlett Street, Houston, TX
Instructor: James King
The Level 1, wine education class is for those preparing for, or employees starting, their first job in wine.
For Wine consumers, looking for challenging wine classes, wanting to know more about the main grape varieties and food and wine matching
It may also be used for students on a course of wine classes leading to food and drink service NVQs at Level 1 and 2 or other hospitality-related qualifications.
The Foundation wine education class will introduce them, at a very basic level, to the main styles of wine available, wine storage and service and the matching of food and wine.
These wine classes aim to provide students with product and service information relevant to their place of employment or study. The qualification aims to provide the basic product knowledge and skills in the service of wines required to prepare a person with the knowledge to underpin the job skills and competences, for example, in positions in the sale and service of wine in restaurants and bars, and for store and call-centre staff in wine retail or wholesale.
WSET Level 1 Foundation Wine Education Class Duration
The WSET Level 1 Wine Education Class is a total of 8 hours, broken down into two 4 hour classes.
On completion of the Wine Education Class, a candidate will be able to:
Describe in general terms the main styles of wines available
Display a basic understanding of the factors that determine the main styles of wine
Describe in general terms the main characteristics of the principal grape varieties
State the procedures for the storage of wine
State the procedures for the opening of wines
State the social, health, safety and legal issues relating to the consumption of wine
Produce simple tasting notes using the Level 1 WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting
Offer basic food and wine matching advice.
When & Where
James King is the Owner and president of the Texas Wine School.
He has been in the wine industry for nearly 20 years and teaching for over 10 of that.
He specialises in Certification and education first wine seminars.
Certification courses that the Texas Wine School teaches is the WSET, Frecnh Wine Scholar and the Society of Wine Edcuator Certifications.