WINE & SPIRIT EDUCATION TRUST (WSET) LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION

Learn the specific skills needed to identify the different styles of wine and enhance your senses to evaluate wine as well as the professionals. You will get into in depth study of the systematic approach which will equip you with the necessary skills through wine tasting as a sommelier.

By the end of this course you will be eloquent in the language of wine and have picked up key knowledge of food and wine pairing to further specify your culinary style and taste. Diversify your skills in a fast-growing economy through Level 1 WSET and add value to your sommelier career portfolio. This course is also a fun way to get up to speed on what wine is, how it differs by style and how to select good wines in Singapore.

WSET Level 1 Certification Course

Highly suitable for individuals with a strong interest in wine as well as for professionals kickstarting a sommelier career in hospitality or F&Bs  by enriching service staff  to confidently raise the profile of the company’s wines and enjoy increased revenue from every drop sold.

Wine Education Systematic Approach Wine Tasting

What You Will Learn:

Discover how to break through an unfamiliar or uncomfortable subject matter about wine. Our certified WSET wine educators will guide you through tasting techniques and the wine service process. You will get insight into practices and issues in the wine industry and be able to discuss about wines from different regions. You will be evaluating and tasting nice different kinds of wines like a sommelier and identifying good or bad food & wine pairings.

Click Here For WSET 1 Wine Course Overview

What You’ll Achieve:

  • Knowing the key stages in grape growing and winemaking.
  • Identify the characteristics and styles of wines made from different grape varieties.
  • Understanding the art of appreciating wines.
  • Be able to properly store and serve wine.
  • Feel more confident about wines and learn to buy only the good stuff!
  • Excellent knowledge of food-and-wine pairing.
  • Appreciate wines like a professional sommelier.
  • Help you love and ultimately enjoy wine.
Social Bordeaux Wine Tasting

Successful students who have completed the WSET Level 1 Course will receive a certificate and a beautiful collar pin. The Perfect companion for your resume or your “Wall Of Achievements” Having a international recognized certificate is one greatest factor in moving up to higher positions.

How much you know about wines can directly or indirectly show how you present yourself and how you communicate with your bosses in the corporate world.

Join the high society club with your new knowledge in wines.

Inviting. Spacious. Luxurious

Experience the utmost in comfort and luxury as you pursue your WSET certification with us. With state-of-the-art seminar room, stylish designer ambiance to fine handmade wine glasses, we offer a delightful break from the ordinary.

Located at the central district of Singapore, we are just a walks away from Lavender MRT and Bendemeer MRT.

Ultimate Tool To Train & Develop Your Sense Of Smell

We are taught to read, write and count, why not smell? You can practice your sense of smell and explore the delights of wine tasting. Come try out our 54 Wine Aroma Kit and develop your sense of smell to empowered you with a common vocabulary to describe, understand and better enjoy your wines.

“If you want to level up wine tasting skills and develop your palate…WSET is the course for you.”

Many people struggle to understand wines. They get frustrated because they have many years wine experience and yet they still get disappointed with their wine purchase. Problem is, they don’t have the right foundations.

With this 1 day course, we will guide you through developing and implementing techniques for training both your palate and your memory for detecting wine aromas and flavours.

Anyone CAN Become a Wine Connoisseur or Sommelier!
Wine connoisseurs and sommeliers are not born, anyone can become a wine expert through training and practice!

We Can Help You Achieve Your Dream!

Course Duration:
1 Day Course
6 hours of class time with a 45-minute exam with 30 multiple-choice questions.

Location:
Fine Wines Tasting Room
114 Lavender Street CT Hub 2 #06-06 (Lobby 4)
(Next To Bendemeer MRT, Walking Distance From Lavender MRT)

Course Schedules:
6 Course Dates Available

27 Feb 2023 (Mon) 10.30am – 5.30pm

11 Mar 2023 (Sat) 10.30am – 5.30pm

13 Mar 2023 (Mon) 10.30am – 5.30pm

25 Mar 2023 (Sat) 10.30am – 5.30pm

8 Apr 2023 (Sat) 10.30am – 5.30pm

29 Apr 2023 (Sat) 10.30am – 5.30pm

 

Cost:
$600
Weekday Class: $450 NETT
Weekend Class: $490 NETT

Scholarship Available For Food & Beverage Staff

BUT WAIT! THERE IS MORE…

Sign up before 8 Feb 2023 and get your BONUS start up wine kit.

A Bottle of Grand Cru Bordeaux Red Wine +
Leather Wine Carrier +
2 x $20 Wine Vouchers
Total Value: $200

(That’s like paying only $250 for this professional wine course!)

Take this opportunity to SUPERCHARGE your wine passion!

With over 3000+ satisfied students, you know our wine program works
Here are some awesome feedbacks:

  • Good experience of WSET level 1 experience. Professional instructor and comfortable environment . Highly recommended !

    Pin Chun Hu Avatar Pin Chun Hu
    2023/01/28

    It was a great learning journey tasting the wines and hearing their stories. PK is very knowledgeable about his wines and made the class very lively, entertaining and enriching!

    Melissa Chow Avatar Melissa Chow
    2023/01/19

    Good experience! May consider the next level!

    Eunice Lim Avatar Eunice Lim
    2023/01/19

    fun and great class conducted by Fine Wines. highly recommended

    Kok Hui Quen Avatar Kok Hui Quen
    2023/01/19
  • highly recommended. fun and interesting sessions. enjoyed it. Good wines.

    Karen Chen Avatar Karen Chen
    2023/01/19

    Good experience with finewines ❤️ Highly recommended

    Pua Qi Qi Avatar Pua Qi Qi
    2023/01/19

    Very informative . Thanks for sharing we had a very enjoyable wine session

    Sharlene Lim Avatar Sharlene Lim
    2023/01/05

    Thanks PK for the very informative and detailed Level 2 course. Thoroughly enjoyed the course and would highly recommend to anybody who is interested!

    ChiawYin Chong Avatar ChiawYin Chong
    2022/12/20
  • Such a fun evening. Amazing lesson and great wine! 10/10 would recommend to a friend! 🍷🍸🥂

    Ha Lam Avatar Ha Lam
    2022/12/17

    Highly recommended for the course. the instructor is really good and full knowledge to teach you everything about wins 👍. I will attend it for my level 3

    Shelly Huang Avatar Shelly Huang
    2022/12/04

    Did WSET level 2 here and spent an amazing two days learning about wines. Plenty of tastings!

    Isaac Lim Avatar Isaac Lim
    2022/12/04

    WSET course was very fun and engaging. Learned a lot. Definitely recommend for anyone looking to learn about different varietals and broaden your palate.

    LJ Lee Avatar LJ Lee
    2022/12/04
  • I attended the WSET level 1 conducted by PK. He is very knowledgeable and makes the course easier to follow and understand. Looking forward to level 2 course.

    Daniel Low Avatar Daniel Low
    2022/11/26

    PK conducted an excellent course on Bordeaux wines, and even stayed behind to share his vast knowledge with infectious enthusiasm. Thank you for the great session!

    Xunqi Cheow Avatar Xunqi Cheow
    2022/11/03

    Such a fun evening. Amazing lesson and great wine! 10/10 would recommend to a friend! 🍷🍸🥂

    Gee Purdy Avatar Gee Purdy
    2022/10/20

    Good teacher with good explanation. Love the teaching skill at Level 1 Food and wine interactions.Thanks Teacher Mickey

    Jessie Wan Ding Avatar Jessie Wan Ding
    2022/09/19
  • Very good wine course by Mickey

    Daniel Steak Avatar Daniel Steak
    2022/09/19

    I recently did the WSET L2 course with Mickey and PK - really informative and well taught with excellent tastings. Both Mickey and PK are very knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommended!

    Nicholas McLaren Avatar Nicholas McLaren
    2022/09/11

    Our instructor mickey was fantastic the 7 hours felt like. few minutes only as she was very informative and engaging

    Leigh Bennett Avatar Leigh Bennett
    2022/08/29

    The instructors are experienced and teach certain matters based on their own experience.

    Chris Goh Avatar Chris Goh
    2022/08/21
  • I did my WSET 2 with Mickey and PK. The instructors are knowledgeable, lively, and humorous. 2 days of lessons come with informative slides and over 40 bottles of wine for tasting and learning. Definitely a good choice for WSET certification.

    こう 龍 Avatar こう 龍
    2022/08/17

    Level 2 course was well done, found a new appreciation for wines, especially Whites

    Hoo Jia Kai Avatar Hoo Jia Kai
    2022/08/13

    Wset course is very structured

    Belinder Ong Avatar Belinder Ong
    2022/07/25

    Attended their Level 1 and 2 wine course. Learnt a lot about different wine from different regions. How to choose your wine . Very knowledgeable. 😊. I enjoyed it. Thanks to PK and Mickey.

    Low Grace Avatar Low Grace
    2022/07/19

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ARE YOU READY TO DIVE INTO THE WORLD OF FINE WINES?

WEEKDAY CLASSES ($450 NETT)

WEEKEND CLASSES ($490 NETT)

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Who Are Our Wine Educators?

Teaching is not just a job for our wine educators — it is is our mission. It is a culture that is ingrained in our educators and upheld by our leadership team. Our hiring process looks for more than just experience and qualifications; it also considers a candidate’s passion for changing the world. All our educators are accredited and certified by the WSET.

PK CHUA – HEAD EDUCATOR

PK is a certified international wine educator with the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET UK). Formally working in the IT industry, he decided to make a big shift to the wine industry and has been actively involved for the past 7 years. He believes that wines should be approachable, festive, and fun. He teaches a range of wine classes on a weekly basis from French to Italian wine and he is known for his informal, infectious, enthusiastic style of teaching


MICKEY HUANG

Hailing from Taiwan with prior experience in news and entertainment as an anchor and journalist, Mickey pursued her passion for wine and started her wine career in Melbourne in 2014. Her previous experience from working as a sommelier and beverage columnist for UDN Style has not only equipped her with a wealth of knowledge but also the ability to train and educate. Fluent in both English and Mandarin, Mickey’s enthusiastic and motivating teaching style engages her audience and holds them captive into the world of wine.


GRACE GU

Grace is a passionate wine lover and Diploma holder in WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust). Armed with the prestigious position as Air Sommelier for over 10 years with Singapore Airlines, she now educates and encourages her students to achieve their wine goals and dreams. She is also actively involved in the wine world in events such as wine tastings and speaking to wine producers. Equipped as an internal assessor for WSET and ACTA certified trainer, she spearheads and develops our WSET Level 3 Certification Program.

What Are The Entry Requirements?

Level 1: There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Level 2: There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Level 3:  A passing grade for WSET Level 2 Award in Wines.

Where Are We Located?

Our tasting room is located at
114 Lavender Street, CT Hub 2, #06-06
(Please use Passenger Lift Lobby 4)
Singapore 338729

Click here to locate us on Google Maps
Click here for directions to our tasting room

May I Postphone / Reschedule My Class?

If you’re unable to attend one of these classes due to an unexpected event, such as illness or last minute work commitments, you may reschedule your class 15 business days before the commencement of the class date you signed up for. Otherwise, there is a rescheduling fee of $120 (WSET 1) / $150 (WSET 2) / $200 (WSET 3). Prices excluding GST. Please email us at wset@finewines.com.sg

 

COVID Matters

If you have contracted with COVID, you are able to reschedule your class without incurring charges however we will require submit a medical certificate or a photo of your ART kit accompanied with your identification card, date and signature to wset@finewines.com.sg. This exemption is valid until 31 December 2022.

May I Utilise Skillsfuture / UTAP / PSEA Subsidies?

We are currently not subsidised by any government aid.

Collection Of Course Materials

Course materials will be given on the day of the course however you may wish to collect at our office from Monday to Saturday (10 am to 6.30 pm). Please email us at wset@finewines.com.sg with your full name and course date to arrange for a collection date/time.

What Happens If I Fail My WSET 1 Exam?

Failing is not a word that we use here at Fine Wines SG. We will prepare you with mock exam and tips to ensure that you perform at your optimal level. If you do not pass your exam on the first attempt, you may take it again by purchasing a retake for $120 (excluding GST). We will require 15 working days advance notice to book the exam.

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ABOUT THE WSET CERTIFICATION & EXAM

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust, or WSET, was founded in London in 1969 and is regarded as one of the world’s leading providers of wine education.  Today, the WSET is the largest global provider of qualifications in the field of wines and spirits and teaches both the trade and consumers.  WSET LEVEL 1 Wine Course are currently available in 72 countries and in the 2019/2020 academic year 114,822 people registered to sit a WSET examination. Fine Wines Pte Ltd is an officially appointed WSET Programme provider and has gone thru undergone rigorous ratification procedures to ensure students receive wine and spirit education that is of the same high standard throughout the world. WSET LEVEL 1 Wine Course (Singapore) is a great way for anyone who works with wine, wants a career in the wine industry in Singapore or has a serious interest in the subject to deepen their knowledge.

For group or corporate enquiries, please call us at 63852438 or email us at wset@finewines.com.sg

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