Level 1 Award in Spirits
Level 1 Award in Spirits Qualification Aims
The WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits is intended for people who have little or no prior knowledge of spirits and is designed to provide a sound but simple introduction to spirits. The qualification will assist those who need a basic familiarity with the main styles and categories of spirits, for example people who work with spirits as part of a larger beverage portfolio, in the retail and hospitality sectors.
Successful candidates will be able to list the principal spirits categories, state their defining characteristics, and know the key principles involved in the storage and service of spirits. They will consequently be in a position to answer customer queries and provide recommendations for spirits service.
A beginner level introduction to spirits for those starting a career in the industry or pursuing an interest in spirits.
For individuals new to the subject, this qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of spirits. You will explore the main styles and types of spirits through sight, smell, and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavors and aromas. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.
What You Will Learn
The basic principles of spirit production
The main types and styles of spirits
How to serve spirits
Factors affecting the flavor of spirits
How to describe spirits using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® (SAT)
WSET L1 Awards in Spirits Schedule starting Tuesday August 8th:
Tuesday, August 8th 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Tuesday, August 15th 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Final Exam: following a review Tuesday, August 15th
All classes are held at the
Charm City Wine School
6505 York Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21212
The cost for this class is $399