Education - Pialligo Estate Academy

2022 WSET Level 1 Award in Wines 23 May

Regular price $340.00

Pialligo Estate is excited to deliver this prestigious WSET Level 1 Award in Wines course to Canberra hospitality professionals and wine enthusiasts.

Time | 9am-3pm
Date |  Mon 23 May
Cost | $340 pp 


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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. 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.

The qualification aims to provide the basic product knowledge and skills in the storage and service of wines required to prepare a person for their first job in wine hospitality or retail.

What you'll learn

  • 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)


Assessment is by a closed-book exam of 30 multiple-choice questions.

More information

For further information on the WSET Level 1 course, please visit the WSET website.