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WSET Level 1 in Spirits. Completely online! (June 24 - July 21, 2024)

The exam is IN PERSON (details below)


Last day to register: June 10, 2024


A beginner level introduction to spirits for those starting a career in the industry or pursuing an interest in spirits.


For individuals new to the subject, this qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of spirits. You’ll explore the main styles and types of spirits through sight, smell, and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavors and aromas. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin


What you'll learn

  • The basic principles of spirit production
  • The main types and styles of spirits
  • How to serve spirits
  • Factors affecting the flavor of spirits
  • How to describe spirits using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® (SAT)


How does the WSET Online Classroom work?


Each course has a set start and finish date, with clear guidelines on progression; however, there are no fixed times to sign in as there is no "live" delivery of content. You can complete your learning at times that suit you, and you can work through the material at your own pace.


Students will learn through a range of independent and/or group activities supported by videos and quizzes, designed to achieve the required learning outcomes to prepare for the examination.


Throughout the course, you will have access to a subject-specialist educator who will provide feedback on any assigned exercises and respond to any questions regarding the modules.


For any other questions, contact Nikki or Karin at or


If there are any special considerations that you need, please provide information in notes to seller.


Find out if this course is right for you. Take the Level 1 Award in Spirits quiz here.


Exam: The exam is IN PERSON on July 30, 2024.

Exam location: Vine Lab Wine & Spirits Academy

16389 25th St. St. Mary's Point, MN (Room TBD)


Tuition: $295 (includes all online content, e-book, educator support, and exam)

ONLINE WSET Level 1 Spirits June 2024

  • Please provide the date of birth, phone number, email, and mailing address OF THE PERSON TAKING THE CLASS. (We know you like to gift family and friends with spririts classes, but we need THEIR details. Thanks!)

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