WSET Level 1 Award in Wines


Start your journey with this introduction to the worl of wines


1 days / € 230

Start learning and tasting!

Discover the world of wines and taste !

This course is designed for enthusiasts who love wine and know little about. Start your journey here, learn and taste!

Luxembourg Wine & Spirits Academy offers a one-day wine introduction driving to the WSET Level 1 in Wines certification. You will discover the main grape varieties, and styles of wine through knowledge sharing and an introduction to tasting and food pairing. 

You will taste 10 wines representative of styles from all over the globe

Is this course made for you ?


The WSET Level 1 in Wines is designed for beginners.

This course is dedicated to winelovers, amateurs who want to discover the world of wine or persons who want to start  a carrier in wine .

We believe in learning by practicing. In this class, you will learn about the wine regions of the world and grape varieties, and you will taste them!


What will you learn ?


Main grape varieties

You will touch on the most common grape varieties and their key characteristics


The main types and styles of wines

You will explore the diversity of styles the world of wine offers


Introduction to wine and food pairing

You will learn the key principles of pairing 


Wine tasting technique

You will learn how to describe a wine, using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting (SAT).


Introduction on wine storage and service

Throughout the course, you will discover the principles of storage and service 


Want to know more?

Download the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines specifications

LEVEL 1 Award in Wines Specifications (english)

How a course day works? 

The day

Our course length is 6 hours and led by a certified educator.

The course usually starts at 9AM and finishes at 5PM, including the 45 minutes exam.

Upon arrival, you will receive you study material as well as tasting grids.

The day will alternate interactive presentations and tastings.

The lunch is not included in the price . However we can propose options to you (restaurant, deliveries…) but this is dependent on the restrictions due to the COVID19 situation.

The exam

The exam will take place in the last part of the course. It consists in a 45 minutes  multiple choice questionnaire. You will need to answer 30 questions.

A 70% score is the threshold for passing the exam . The results will be sent to you directly by the WSET London in about 3 weeks after the exam.

Upon passing, you will join the wonderful family of WSET certification holders !

What's next?

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is the first step of an exciting journey into the world of wine knowledge.

At the end of the course, if you pass the exam, you may continue your path by enrolling for the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines. Check the dates for enrolling.

Whether you choose to pursue or not, you will always belong to the WSET family, and that is awsome!

Luxembourg Wine & Spirits Academy

20 Rue Matthias Cungs

L-3446 Dudelange


Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

+33 664 380 705