Divino in Vino is a WSET approved programme provider since 2015, holding WSET Level 1 and Level 2 Award in Wine courses in London. The classes take place on Saturdays at Bedales Wines in Leadenhall Market or at VSF Wine Education in Canada Water. Upon successful completion students receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.
“The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) is the largest global provider of wine, spirits and sake qualifications. Trusted by the world’s most recognised drinks organisations, WSET has led the design and delivery of wine and spirit education for five decades. With four progressive levels of study offered through a network of course providers in more than 70 countries and translated into multiple languages, WSET qualifications inspire and empower drinks professionals and enthusiasts.”
WSET Level 1 Award in Wine is a beginner level introduction to wine, suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine. Students explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell and taste while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately and make food and wine pairings.
Level 1 is a one-day course, on Saturdays from 9:30AM (enrolment at 9:15AM) till 5PM.
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is a beginner to intermediate level qualification, suitable for industry professionals and wine enthusiasts seeking to build on the introductory knowledge gained with the Level 1. Students obtain a deeper understanding of the principal grape varieties of the world, the regions in which they are grown, and the styles of wine they produce. Through a combination of tasting and theory, they explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.
Level 2 is a three-days course over three consecutive Saturdays from 9:30AM (enrolment at 9:15AM) till 5PM. 11 hours of personal study and revision is required for this qualification.