This is a short and fun beginner level course for those who are pursuing an interest in wine or who wish to start a career related to wine.

What the course is about

The course is a broad introduction into the world of wine and you will learn how to apply your senses of sight, smell and taste, how to accurately describe wine and how to match it with food.

The course is open to all. No prior knowledge is required.

Learning outcome

The qualification provides a basic knowledge of the following:

  • The main types and styles of wine
  • Principal wine grapes
  • Pairing food and wine
  • Storing wine
  • Serving wine
  • Describing wine

Your knowledge will be assessed at the end of the course by a 30 multiple-choice question paper to be completed within 45 minutes.

Course Dates for Academic Year 2019/2020

Autumn/winter term

  • Option 1: Day release – Saturday 24th of August 2019
    From 9h30 to 16h45
  • Option 2: Saturday 7th and 14th of September 2019
    From 10h30 to 14h00
  • Option 3: Day release – Saturday 5th of October 2019
    From 9h30 to 16h45
  • Option 4: Saturday 9th and 16th of November 2019
    From 10h30 to 14h00
  • Option 5:  Day release – Saturday 7th of December 2019
    From 9h30 to 16h45

Spring/Summer term

  • Option 6 : Day release – Saturday 25th of January 2020
    From 9h30 to 16h45
  • Option 7: Monday 3rd and 10th of February 2020
    From 18h00 to 21h30
  • Option 8:  Day release – Saturday 7th of March 2020
    From 9h30 to 16h45
  • Option 9:  Day release – Saturday 25th of April 2020
    From 9h30 to 16h45
  • Option 10: Monday 25th of May and 1st of June 2020
    From 18h00 to 21h30

Address: Grev Turegatan 45, 114 38 Stockholm
Course tutor: Sarah Jefford, WSET Certified Educator and Diploma graduate.
Language: English
Price: SEK 4’000.- (incl. VAT)

The price covers WSET course materials, examination fees, WSET accredited tuition and wine samples.


Students need to bring tasting glasses to each of the course sessions. A protective shoulder-bag containing a set of six high quality 35 cl Riedel Restaurant quality Ouverture Red glasses can be purchased from Nordic Wine Tastings at a discounted price of SEK 699.

Book the course

Please book by filling in the form below by the indicated deadline and by paying for the course (and glasses if you would like some). Payment should be made via Swish (1236760615) or bank transfer (Giro: 425-0262).

Kindly read the terms and conditions before submitting your booking form. Further information on the learning outcomes can be found on the Specifications page.

For any further information regarding the course, you can reach Nordic Wine Tastings by phone (+46 73 310 34 18) or by email (

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s