WSET Level 1 Wine Course Singapore | Fine Wines Pte Ltd

WSET Level 1 Award In Wines​

A beginner level introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career as a sommelier or pursuing an interest in wine.

WSET LEVEL 1 AWARD IN WINES


Are you looking to advance your career and become a certified sommelier?

Would you like to increase your wine knowledge and skills and provide better wine advice or service to your customers and friends?

Do you want to explore new wines from different regions and styles?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you need to sign up for a WSET Level 1  wine course today!

Whether you're working in a restaurant, a hospitality expert, a wine vendor seeking to broaden your proficiency, a professional who wants to make an impression on their prospective client, or just someone who has a passion for learning about wine, we can equip you with the skills you require to serve, converse, and purchase wine confidently.


Learn the specific skills needed to identify the different styles of wine and enhance your senses to evaluate wine as well as the professionals. You will get into in depth study of the systematic approach which will equip you with the necessary skills through wine tasting as a sommelier.

Diversify your skills in a fast-growing economy through WSET Level 1 in Wines and add value to your career. This sommelier course is also a fun way to get up to speed on what wine is, how it differs by style and how to select good wines in Singapore. 

LEARN ABOUT WINE FROM THE EXPERTS AND GET AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED QUALIFICATION

Highly suitable for individuals with a strong interest in wine as well as for professionals kickstarting a sommelier career in hospitality or F&Bs by enriching service staff  to confidently raise the profile of the company’s wines and enjoy increased revenue from every drop sold.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Discover how to break through an unfamiliar or uncomfortable subject matter about wine. Our certified WSET wine educators will guide you through tasting techniques and the wine service process.

You will get insight into practices and issues in the wine industry and be able to discuss about wines from different regions. You will be evaluating and tasting eight different kinds of wines like a sommelier and identifying good or bad food & wine pairings.


By the end of this course you will be eloquent in the language of wine and have picked up key knowledge of food and wine pairing to further specify your culinary style and taste. 

WHAT YOU WILL ACHIEVE

•  Understanding key stages in viniculture 

•  Identify the characteristics and wine styles from different grape varieties 

•  Appreciate wines like a sommelier and be able to properly store and serve wines

•  Understand wine labels to improve your confidence to purchase good wines  

• Discover how to pair wines with food and create memorable dining experiences

• Gain an internationally recognised wine qualification that will boost your resume and credibility

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YOUR WALL OF SUCCESS


Successful students who have completed the WSET Level 1 Course will receive a certificate and a beautiful collar pin. 


Gain an internationally recognized wine qualification that will boost your resume and credibility. The Perfect companion for your resume or your “Wall Of Achievements”

Having a international recognized certificate is one greatest factor in moving up to higher positions. How much you know about wines can directly or indirectly show how you present yourself and how you communicate with your bosses in the corporate world.

Join the high society club with your new knowledge in wines

INVITING . SPACIOUS . LUXURIOUS

 
Experience the utmost in comfort and luxury as you pursue your WSET certification with us. With state-of-the-art seminar room, stylish designer ambiance to fine handmade wine glasses, we offer a delightful break from the ordinary. 


Located at the central district of Singapore, we are just a walks away from Lavender MRT and Bendemeer MRT.

​  ENJOY THE SOCIAL AND INTERACTIVE ASPECTS OF WINE LEARNING AND TASTING WITH FELLOW WINE ENTHUSIASTS!

Our WSET Level 1 Wine Course Is The Ultimate Course To Unlock Your Inner Wine Connoisseur.

YOU ARE NOT ALONE

Many people struggle to understand wines. They get frustrated because they have many years wine experience and yet they still get disappointed with their wine purchase. 


Problem is, they don’t have the right foundations. With this 1 day course, we will guide you through developing and implementing techniques for training both your palate and your memory for detecting wine aromas and flavours.

Anyone CAN Become a Wine Connoisseur or Sommelier!


Wine connoisseurs and sommeliers are not born, anyone can become a wine expert through training and practice!


We Can Help You Achieve Your Dream!


Course Duration:
1 Day Course (Onsite)
             6 hours of class time followed by a 45-minute exam (30 multiple-choice questions)


Location:
Fine Wines Tasting Room

114 Lavender Street CT Hub 2 #06-06 (Lobby 4)
(Next To Bendemeer MRT, Walking Distance From Lavender MRT)


Course Schedules:
8 Onsite Course Dates Available

 

 March 2024

9 Mar (Sat) - Available
Same Day Exam

16 Mar (Sat) - Last 2 Seats
Same Day Exam


26 Mar (Tue) - Available
Same Day Exam


30 Mar (Sat) - Available
Same Day Exam


April 2024


6 Apr (Sat) - Available
Same Day Exam

20 Apr (Sat) - Available
Same Day Exam


May 2024

11 May (Sat) - Available
Same Day Exam


Jun 2024

1 Jun (Sat) - Available
Same Day Exam

 

Course Time:
10:30am - 5.30pm

 
A One Time Investment Of

$650

Early Bird Special:

  $490


BRING A FRIEND AND GET ADDITIONAL 5% DISCOUNT!
Scholarship Available For Food & Beverage Staff


BUT WAIT! THERE IS MORE…


Sign up before 4 Mar 2024 and get your BONUS start up wine kit.

A Bottle of Grand Cru Bordeaux Red Wine +

Leather Wine Carrier +

2 x $20 Wine Vouchers

Total Value: $200

(That’s like paying only $290 for this professional wine course!)


Take this opportunity to  SUPERCHARGE   your wine passion!

With over 3000+ satisfied students, you know our wine program works

 Here are some awesome feedbacks:

WSET 1 course was very fun and engaging. Learned a lot. Definitely recommend for anyone looking to learn about different varietals and broaden your palate.


LJ LEE

Great time and good class going through WSET1. Recommend to anyone who wants to started to get serious about wine while having a good time. Take the course with a couple friends and I ensure you you’ll have a great day!!


SEBASTIAN PAES

Great WSET Level 1 course with a very engaging instructor! Well-paced and super welcoming for beginners. Value for money, convenient location, and well run!


CHRIS GOH

I had an amazing experience in my WSET 1 with PK. Fantastic and sincere educators, I’ve learnt so much! Can’t wait to embark on the rest of my wine learning journey.


SIMIN THIO

The WSET 1 course we have attended was highly recommended! Your expertise and entertaining coaching made our day, we look forward to having our next level with you soon


MICHAEL TSAI

Attended the level 1 WSET course and PK, the trainer, was very insightful and friendly. Great wines were offered for tasting together with some cheddar cheese. Learnt a lot!


TAN JI

Click below to view all our fantastic 5 Star reviews by our students

ARE YOUR READY TO START YOUR WINE JOURNEY?

Enroll today and embark on a journey that will forever transform the way you appreciate and enjoy wines. 
Imagine the joy of effortlessly selecting the perfect bottle for any occasion, impressing your guests with your refined taste, 
and savoring each sip with newfound appreciation.
 
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Frequently Asked Questions

Teaching is not just a job for our wine educators — it is is our mission. It is a culture that is ingrained in our educators and upheld by our leadership team. Our hiring process looks for more than just experience and qualifications; it also considers a candidate’s passion for changing the world. All our educators are accredited and certified by the WSET.

PK CHUA – HEAD EDUCATOR

PK is a certified international wine educator with the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET UK). Formally working in the IT industry, he decided to make a big shift to the wine industry and has been actively involved for over 10 years. He believes that wines should be approachable, festive, and fun. He teaches a range of wine classes on a weekly basis from French to Italian wine and he is known for his informal, infectious, enthusiastic style of teaching.

INDRA KUMAR

Indra is no stranger to the food and beverage industry in Singapore. Crowned as Singapore’s Best Sommelier Champion in 2009 and the first Singaporean to compete in the World’s Best Sommelier Competition, Indra has established himself as an individual with many years of experience in the world of wine. He is also a wine judge for Decanter Asia Wine Awards, Indonesia Best Sommelier Competition and China National Sommelier Competition.


VALERIE LIM
A full-time wine educator with Fine Wines SG, she holds a coveted Level 3 Award in Wines with Distinction and is currently pursuing the French Wine Scholar programme. As a wine educator, Valerie has discovered a fulfilling vocation that enables her to blend her love for wine with her desire to guide others towards a greater appreciation and understanding of the captivating world of wines. Valerie's diverse professional background includes a Masters in International Relations and prior experience in the finance industry, but her unwavering passion for wine ultimately steered her towards a career in this delightful industry.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Our tasting room is located at

114 Lavender Street, CT Hub 2, #06-06

(Please use Passenger Lift Lobby 4)

Singapore 338729


Click here for directions to our tasting room

If you’re unable to attend one of these classes due to an unexpected event, such as illness or last minute work commitments, you may reschedule your class 15 business days before the commencement of the class date you signed up for. Otherwise, there is a rescheduling fee of $100 (excluding GST). Please email us at  wset@finewines.com.sg

We are currently not subsidised by any government aid.

Course materials will be given on the day of the course however you may wish to collect at our office located at 114 Lavender Street CT Hub 2 #02-60 (Lobby 2) from Monday to Saturday (10 am to 6.30 pm). Please email us at wset@finewines.com.sg    with your full name and course date to arrange for a collection date/time.

Failing is not a word that we use here at Fine Wines SG. We will prepare you with mock exam and tips to ensure that you perform at your optimal level. If you do not pass your exam on the first attempt, you may take it again by purchasing a retake for $100 (excluding GST). We will require 15 working days advance notice to book the exam.

All cancellations must be in writing to our email address at wset@finewines.com.sg. An administration fee of $100+GST will be deducted from the refund, regardless of the date you request the cancellation.2 weeks before the commencement of the course date - an administration fee of $100 + GST will deducted for the refund. 5 business day to 1 week notice before the commencement of the course date - an administration fee of $200 + GST will deducted for the refund. 1-3 days notice before the commencement of course date - an administration fee of 300 + GST will deducted for the refund. Click here for more information

Fine Wines Pte Ltd, in accord with the WSET Policy for Candidates Requiring Reasonable Adjustments, recognises that candidates with disabilities should have the opportunity to gain access to and participate fully in education and training life. Click here for more information

ABOUT THE WSET CERTIFICATION & EXAM

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust, or WSET, was founded in London in 1969 and is regarded as one of the world’s leading providers of wine education.  Today, the WSET is the largest global provider of qualifications in the field of wines and spirits and teaches both the trade and consumers.  WSET LEVEL 1 Wine Course are currently available in 72 countries and in the 2021/2022 academic year 114,822 people registered to sit a WSET examination. Fine Wines Pte Ltd is an officially appointed WSET Programme provider and has gone thru undergone rigorous ratification procedures to ensure students receive wine and spirit education that is of the same high standard throughout the world. WSET LEVEL 1 Wine Course (Singapore) is a great way for anyone who works with wine, wants a career in the wine industry in Singapore or has a serious interest in the subject to deepen their knowledge.

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