Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Foundation Course in Lancashire

Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Foundation Course in Lancashire from The Lancashire Wine School

By: The Lancashire Wine School  09/08/2010
Keywords: education, wine, wine school

The WSET courses provide internationally-recognised qualifications for Wine Industry professionals and enthusiastic amateurs. The courses are all examined and certificated within a QCA approved National Qualifications Framework.  Join our scheduled courses or we can arrange for larger establishments wishing to train a significant number of restaurant & bar staff on their own premises.


  • Wine Tasting : Taste and describe wines using the WSET® Systematic Approach to Tasting
  • Food and Wine Matching : A practical guide to the key considerations when matching food and wine successfully
  • Wine Service and Storage : Learn the correct way to store and serve wine and recognise common faults found in wine
  • Social Responsibility : A guide to sensible drinking
  • Types and Styles of Wine : Learn about what makes wines taste different
  • Grape Varieties : Learn about the characteristics and styles of wines produced from the main grape varieties
  • Main white grape varieties: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling
  • Main black grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah/Shiraz
  • Named Wines : White: Pinot Grigio, Muscadet, Sancerre, Chablis, Sauternes
  • Red: Claret, Beaujolais, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rioja, Chianti
  • Number of Wines Tasted : 6 wines will be tasted as part of the course
  • Study Materials : Students will receive the Foundation Certificate Study Guide
  • Duration of course : 1 day inclusive of examination
  • Modes of Study : Day Release
  • Examination : 30 multiple-choice questions to be answered in 45 minutes. A mark of 70% required to pass
  • Certification : All students who pass will be issued with a certificate suitable for framing and a lapel pin.

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