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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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!
1 Day Course
6 hours of class time with a 45-minute exam with 30 multiple-choice questions.
Fine Wines Tasting Room
114 Lavender Street CT Hub 2 #02-60
(Next To Bendemeer MRT, Walking Distance From Lavender MRT)
6 Course Dates Available
17 Oct 2022 (Mon) 10.30am – 5.30pm
22 Oct 2022 (Sat) 10.30am – 5.30pm
31 Oct 2022 (Mon) 10.30am – 5.30pm
12 Nov 2022 (Sat) 10.30am – 5.30pm
26 Nov 2022 (Sat) 10.30am – 5.30pm
10 Dec 2022 (Sat) 10.30am – 5.30pm
Weekday Class: $440 NETT
Weekend Class: $480 NETT
Scholarship Available For Food & Beverage Staff
BUT WAIT! THERE IS MORE…
Sign up before 26 Sep 2022 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 $240 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 teacher with good explanation. Love the teaching skill at Level 1 Food and wine interactions.Thanks Teacher Mickey
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... read more
- Chris Goh
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... read more
2022/08/17Hoo Jia Kai
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.
Great WSET Level 1 course with a very engaging instructor (Mickey)! Well-paced and super welcoming for beginners. Value for money, convenient location, and well run!
The lecturer Micky was really engaging and she made the entire session really interesting and easy to relate with. Strongly recommend the course to any beginner.
Attended the course conducted by instructor PK and it was thoroughly fun and informative. I highly recommend to anyone who would like to learn more about wine. Thank you Fine... read more
Class by PK was really insightful into the Bordeaux Introduction class that I attended. PK was really engaging and funny! Great clas, learned so much! 👍👍
Just attended WSET Level 1, the teacher was really knowledgeable. I really enjoyed the wine class, highly recommend to anyone interested to learn on it!
Really enjoyed the WSET Level 2 class conducted by Fine Wines. Not only the class was well delivered by Mickey and PK, the wine selection was fantastic. We tried 42... read more
Did my WSET level 1 and 2 classes with Mickey and PK. The instructors' passion was contagious and I didn't expect I enjoyed the courses so much and now working... read more
I had an amazing experience in my WSET 1 and 2 classes with Grace, Mickey and PK. Fantastic and sincere educators, I’ve learnt so much! Can’t wait to embark on... read more
ARE YOU READY TO DIVE INTO THE WORLD OF FINE WINES?
WEEKDAY CLASSES ($440 NETT)
WEEKEND CLASSES ($480 NETT)
LAST 2 SEATS
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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
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 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.
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.
Our tasting room is located at
114 Lavender Street, CT Hub 2, #02-60
(Please use Passenger Lift Lobby 2)
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 $100 (Excluding GST). Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com. This exemption is valid until 31 December 2022.
We are currently not subsidised by any government aid.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name and course date to arrange for a collection date/time.
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.
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.