WSET Level 1 Wines Online Course
Over 4 weeks of online study, under the guidance of an experienced IWC instructor, you'll learn about the main styles and types of wine, the characteristics of wine grape varieties, and wine service and tasting technique. You’ll learn how to analyze wines and why they do or don’t pair well with the primary elements in food.
Registration deadline is January 27, 2021
February 8, 2021 - March 7, 2021
Log in to your online classroom 24/7, as often as you wish during each week, for instruction, discussions, instructor chats, and feedback.
International Wine Center
350 7th Avenue, Suite 1201
New York, NY 10001
- 21 years of age
Complete Enrollment Agreement
- Select and complete the corresponding Enrollment Agreement for your course – Sign three times on second page.
- This must be completed. You will need to upload it during the registration process.
Registration Fee: $18
Your online study materials are included in the price of the course.
Exam Date & Time
45-minute exam consisting of 30 multiple choice questions. Your exam will take place via secure remote online proctoring in a private environment of your choice using a desktop or laptop computer AND your cell phone. Further details are available here.
Your exam is Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 11am. You may reschedule your exam date with three week’s notice to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may schedule an in-person paper exam in NYC by withdrawing from your scheduled remote exam with three weeks prior notice and requesting an alternate exam format and date.
Online exam format tutorial will take place 2-weeks before exam date via Zoom.
The deadline to reschedule your exam is February 16, 2021.
Detailed Course Schedule
Date:Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Date:Monday, February 8, 2021
Module 1: What is wine and how is it made?
Module 2: Types and styles of wine
Date:Monday, February 15, 2021
Module 3: Introduction to Wine-Tasting
Module 4: Grape varieties and their wines
Date:Monday, February 22, 2021
Module 5: Storage and service of wine
Module 6: Pairing food and Wine
Date:Monday, March 1, 2021
Topic:(all week) Module 7: Review and resources
Date:Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Topic:Exam on March 17, 2021 at 11am
Exam takes place online via secure remote online proctoring.
You need to take your exam in a private environment of your choice using a desktop or laptop computer AND your cell phone.
Have photo ID ready.
Your Level 1 Wines Study Guide is part of your online study
Refund Policy & Student Disclosure
Please download the Student Disclosure document from the link below. This is an official document for all students registered in Private Career Schools licensed by the NYS Department of Education.
If your study plans are suddenly interrupted, you may seek a refund. When withdrawing from a class, please be aware that you must submit a written notice of withdrawal from the registered class and a written request for a refund. More details can be found by clicking the Refund Policy link.Refund PolicyStudent DisclosureIWC Catalog
Meet the Instructor
May Matta-Aliah, DipWSET
May Matta-Aliah is a New York based wine educator and president of In the Grape. She is a seasoned presenter, an accredited educator, and brings ove…Learn More