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 (bookings now closed)
  • Option 2: Day release – Saturday 7th of September 2019
    From 9h30 to 16h45 Fully booked
  • Option 3: Day release – Saturday 5th of October 2019
    From 9h30 to 16h45 – (bookings now closed)
  • Option 4: Saturday 9th and 16th of November 2019
    From 10h30 to 14h00– (bookings now closed)
  • Option 5:  Day release – Saturday 7th of December 2019
    From 9h30 to 16h45– (bookings now closed)

Spring/Summer term

  • Option 6 : Day release – Saturday 25th of January 2020
    From 9h30 to 16h45 – (bookings now closed)
  • Option 7: Day release – Saturday 8th of February 2020
    From 9h30 to 16h45 (Last registration day is the 24th of January)
  • 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

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. Shortly after receiving your booking form, Nordic Wine Tastings will issue you with an invoice. Payment should then be made via Swish (1236760615) or bank transfer (Giro: 425-0262).

Kindly read the Terms, Conditions and Privacy Policy 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 (

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