WSET Level 1 in Wines
What You Will Learn...

WSET Level 1 in Wines

$450 + GST

About this course

For individuals new to wine, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. 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 students will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.


Are there any pre-requisites for this course?

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

How is this course evaluated?

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

What is included in the course?

All study materials, class instruction, tasting samples and exam fees are include in the course.


Students are required to bring 6 ISO tasting glasses to each class. Alternatively, a Cru Classe Tasting Kit can be purchased for $40 + taxes. Please indicate if you would like to purchase this Tasting Kit in your Booking Form and it will be delivered at the start of the course.

What is your cancellation policy?

Our cancellation policy is as follows:

  • Up to 1 month before 1st day of class commencement:

100% of course fee less $50 administration fee is refundable.


  • Up to 14 days before 1st day of class commencement:

50% of course fee less $50 administration fee is refundable.


  • After 14 days before 1st day of class commencement:

No refund.

What are the benefits of learning with Cru Classe?

  • Cru Classe is a fully accredited Approved Program Provider for WSET.
  • Our principal instructor, Lara Victoria is one of Vancouver’s most highly and diversely qualified hospitality professionals. In addition to earning the WSET Diploma amongst her other qualifications, she is also a WSET Certified Educator for all levels of wines, spirits and sake certification.
  • We do not sell any beverage alcohol products, nor do we represent or work on behalf of any agency, winery, distillery or brewery, therefore the samples that we select for class cover an unbiased broad selection that are meant to benefit the students alone. We are also known to pour more samples of great quality products than required for the curriculum, to help our students learn better.
  • Given our small class sizes we can afford focused attention to all our our students’ learning needs. We are certainly proud of the fact that we have a very good pass rate amongst our students.

Course Curriculum

A beginner level introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine.

What You Will Learn...

The course covers the main types and styles of wine, common wine grapes and their characteristics and how to store and serve wine. The principles of food and wine pairing are explained. Students learn how to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT).

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