WSET Level 1 Spirits Online Course
Over 4 weeks of online study, under the guidance of an experienced IWC instructor, you'll learn about the main styles and categories of spirits, the defining characteristics of the main spirits types, the production processes and vessels used in making spirits, and the key principles involved in the storage and service of spirits — as well as a standardized method for tasting spirits.
Registration deadline is August 19
August 31, 2020 - September 27, 2020
- 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.
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 Monday, October 5, 2020 at 4 pm. 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.
Exam Opt-Out date is September 19, 2020
Detailed Course Schedule
Date:Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Date:Monday, August 31, 2020
Topic:Module 1: Course Introduction; Spirits Production
Date:Monday, September 7, 2020
Topic:Module 2: Brandy and Vodka
Date:Monday, September 14, 2020
Topic:Module 3: Rum and Whisk(e)y
Date:Monday, September 21, 2020
Topic:Module 4: Flavored Spirits and Liqueurs; Storage and Service of Spirits
Your Level 1 Spirits Study Guide is part of your online study
Meet the Instructor
Julie Margolis, DipWSET
A teacher at heart, Julie Margolis is a wine educator who believes that learning about wine can be just as enjoyable as drinking it. As owner of Glass…Learn More