The only Internationally Recognised Wine Qualification in South Africa
Classroom option : R2 500 Online option: R2 000
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A great introduction to wine!
In this course you will learn: - How to taste and appreciate different styles of wine - How to identify certain grape varieties
By spending time in the vineyard and cellar, you will learn: - How wine is made and see it first hand - Service and storage of wines - Food and wine pairing
Entry Requirements Students who are under the legal minimum age for the retail purchase of alcoholic beverages in the country where the examination is being held will NOT be allowed to sample any alcoholic beverages as part of their course, but this is not a barrier for successfully completing the qualification.
ITINERARY The Level 1 takes place over one day with an Abingdon lunch included. Classroom option : R2 500 Online option (monthly) : R2 500 Self Study option: R1 800
One day course at Abingdon Estate R2 500 Price includes: - Course Materials - Tastings of both local and international wines - Food and wine pairing activities - Vineyard and cellar tour - Lunch at Abingdon restaurant* - Examination fees - Official WSET qualification, certificate and lapel pin (upon successful completion)
*Drinks with lunch not included
For those looking for a more relaxed, exam-free day, the option to skip the WSET Level 1 exam at the end of the course is available for R1 200. Level 1 Award in Wines Specification
Upcoming Courses: Due to Covid19 restrictions, all classroom courses are currently postponed. Please enquire about online options.