WSET Wine Certificate

Certificate in Wine Business Management

WSET Wine Certificate

Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland is an approved program provider by The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the largest global provider of wine, spirits, and sake qualifications. 

Next intake

November 20, 2021

Duration

1-4 days

Location

Lucerne

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

A stepping stone to a career in viticulture

  • WSET qualifications are globally recognized as the international standard in wine and spirit knowledge. They are designed for those who are just starting out in their careers, as well as established professionals, and the many enthusiasts who have a passion for wines and spirits.
  • We are course providers of Level 1 and Level 2 wine certifications.
  • For individuals new to wine study, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine.
  • Through a combination of tasting and theory, you’ll explore the factors that impact style and quality of wines.
  • Benefit from an authentic view of the wine world and develop skills that are essential for success in the hospitality, spirit, and culinary industries.

What is covered in the program

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.

Covered in one day

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

  • The main types and styles of wine 

  • Common wine grapes and their characteristics 

  • How to store and serve wine 

  • The principles of food and wine pairing 

  • How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT) 

Covered in four days

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

  • How to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT) 
     
  • How environmental factors, grape-growing, winemaking and maturation options influence the style and quality of wines 

  • The style and quality of wines

  • How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles

  • Key labelling terms used to indicate origin, style and quality 

  • Principles and processes involved in the storage and service of wine 

  • Principles of food and wine pairing 

Next intakes

November 20-21 & December 4-5

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

February 18

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

February 26-27 & March 12-13

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

Requirements

  • There are no entry requirements for either of the qualification. You must be of legal drinking age in the country where you are attending the course to participate in any alcohol tasting. However, this is not a barrier to successfully completing the qualification. 
  • Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland is part of Swiss Education Group (SEG), which is an approved program provider of The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the largest global provider of wine, spirits and sake qualifications. Culinary Arts Academy is therefore entitled to offer WSET courses, but students should be aware that enrolment and payment will be directly administered through SEG. Successful completion of the course and assessment will result in WSET certification under the SEG name.
  • Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland is part of Swiss Education Group (SEG), which is an approved program provider of The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the largest global provider of wine, spirits, and sake qualifications. Culinary Arts Academy is therefore entitled to offer WSET courses, but students should be aware that enrollment and payment will be directly administered through SEG. Successful completion of the course and assessment will result in WSET certification under the SEG name.
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