Short Courses

Learn with the specialist centre for foods, tourism, hospitality and events.


1 day


What You Learn

Introduction to main syles of wines available to front-line staff

The principles of wine and food compatibility

Sensory appraisal of wine characteristics and quality

What You Get

WSET Level 1 course book

WSET Level 1 accreditation upon passing

Broad understanding of wine and wine production

Materials to Bring

Pen for note taking

Photo Identification (ie. drivers license, passport, etc)

Dress Code

Neat casual dress required

In this course you will discover the delights of wine, wine production, handling and storage, the principles of wine, food compatibility and the sensory appraisal of wine characteristics and quality. This course will incorporate the components of the WSET Level 1 Award in Wine course and participants will be required to sit a one hour 30 question exam paper.

Enjoy the learning experience with tastings of all wines

Programme outline:

  • The principles of sensory taste
  • Sparkling Wine and Champagne
  • White Wine
  • Red Wine
  • Fortified and Dessert Wines

The wines are primarily from the region of Australia but with some interesting European grape varieties.

Participants will recieve WSET Level 1 Award in Wine Certificate and pin

For further details on the content, and to access the WSET global website, please visit the link below

A light lunch is provided for all class participants

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