WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Online Course starting 14th February

Start Date: 14/02/2022

Duration: 4-week, 5 module online learning programme

Location: Virtual Delivery

Full Fee: €230

Network Members Fee: €195

Programme overview

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. Students will 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.

Start Date: Monday,14th February 2022
End Date: Sunday March 13th 2022
Examination Date: Monday March 21st 2022
Final Enrolment Date: Friday January 28th 2022

Content Covered

The Online Course consists of 5 modules which cover the following topics:

  • Module 1: What is Wine & How is it Made? (4 sub sections)
  • Module 2: Types & Styles of Wine (6 sub sections including Introduction to Tasting Wines)
  • Module 3: Grape Varieties & Wines (3 sub sections)
  • Module 4: Storage & Service of Wines (4 sub-sections)
  • Module 5: Revision

Who is this course for?

For individuals new to wine study. This qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine.


Course Delivery

Each module is designed to be interactive; you are expected to post tasting notes, participate in discussion forums, watch videos, complete quizzes and reflect on tasks.

All of this information and more can be found in the Online Classroom Welcome Pack that you will receive.

This qualification has a minimum requirement of 6 hours of study time:

· 6 hours of delivery time with a WSET® course provider (classroom or online)

· 6 hours of personal study and revision (allow more!)

· A 45-minute examination

Trainer Profile -WSET

WSET provides globally recognised education and qualifications in wines, spirits and sake for professionals and enthusiasts. The Wine and Spirits Education Trust qualifications, are at the core of the wine trade in Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe, with a graduated training programme from beginner through to diploma level.

Courses are delivered and administered by Máirín Uí Mhurchú DipWSET. Fáilte Wine Education is a WSET Approved Programme Provider(APP) and Máirín is a WSET Certified Wine Educator.