WSET Wine Education Courses
Nordic Wine Tastings provides week-end and evening wine education classes. The courses on offer are the from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) and are internationally certified. Levels taught are Level 1 (beginner), Level 2 (intermediate) and Level 3 (advanced). Classes are given in English.
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
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.
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.
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits
A beginner to intermediate level course for wine and spirit enthusiasts and for those entering or working within the wine and hospitality trades.
The course offers insight of the main grape varieties, the important wine regions in which they are grown and the different styles of wine produced. It also covers the key categories of spirits and liqueurs. Tasting skills are developed throughout the course with the sampling of forty-eight different wines and spirits.
The course is for those with little or no prior wine knowledge.
WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
An advanced level course for wine and spirit enthusiasts and for professionals working in the drinks and hospitality trades.
This internationally recognised qualification provides a deep and detailed understanding of grape growing and wine making carried out in the different regions of the world. Tasting skills are further developed and upon completion of the course you will be able to confidently explain different wine styles and quality.
This is a rigorous course requiring intense preparation and study.
The course is open to those that hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits or to those that can demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge.