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 October 23, 2023
- 21 years of age
Complete Enrollment Agreement
- Select and complete the corresponding Enrollment Agreement for your course – Sign in all areas where ‘Student Signature’ is needed on document.
- 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, December 6, 2023 at 11am EDT.
You may schedule an in-person paper exam in NYC at no additional charge by withdrawing from your scheduled remote exam prior to the exam deferment deadline and requesting an alternate exam format and date.
The deferment deadline for this exam is November 11, 2023
Detailed Course Schedule
Date:Monday, October 23, 2023
Date:Monday, November 6, 2023
Module 1: What is wine and how is it made?
Module 2: Types and styles of wine
Date:Monday, November 13, 2023
Module 3: Introduction to Wine-Tasting
Module 4: Grape varieties and their wines
Date:Monday, November 20, 2023
Module 5: Storage and service of wine
Module 6: Pairing food and Wine
Date:Monday, November 27, 2023
Topic:(all week) Module 7: Review and resources
Date:Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Topic:Remote Invigilation Exam @ 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
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 PolicyIWC Catalog
Meet the Instructor
Joanna Wyzgowska DipWSET, CWE, CSE
Joanna began her career in the wine and spirits industry as a bartender to help her get by during the recession. Since then, she shifted her focus to …Learn More