Remarks: WSET Level 1 Award in Sake exam fee included; Total 6 hours course time, around 8 tasting samples
WSET® L1 Award in Sake
An inital level qualification for professionals working with Sake or Sake enthusiasts.
For individuals seeking to develop their expertise in sake, this qualification will provide you with a detailed understanding of the production methods that affect the style, quality and price of sake. Upon completion you will be able to assess sakes accurately, and use this information and your understanding of sakes to make authoritative recommendations. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.
What you'll learn
- The main techniques that are used in the production of sake and how they influence style and quality
- The principal and specialty categories of sake
- How to taste sake, and evaluate quality, identity and price, using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Sake ® (SAT)
- The principles behind the storage, selection and service of sake
WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Sake ® (SAT)：Download here
Semester Time / Venue Tutor
5 Mar 2023 (Sun)
15:00 - 22:00 (1 hour dinner time)
*Course will be conducted in Cantonese, with Traditional Chinese study materials and exam. English version is available on request.
Date Time Last Enrolment Date
19 Feb 2023 (Sun)
12:00 - 13:00
29 Jan 2023
12 Mar 2023 (Sun)
12:00 - 13:00
19 Feb 2023
16 Apr 2023 (Sun)
12:00 - 13:00
26 Mar 2023
**Group Discount & 1+1 Discount may not be used at the same time.
Early Bird Discount
Successful enrolment at least 2 weeks before class commence
3 or more registered for the same course together (Add 3 quantity of the course to enjoy automatic discount)
Enrol both WSET L1 Wines and Sake at the same time to enjoy HK$600 discount
(Enter discount code: WSET_L1_WINE+SAKE during check out)
All fee and expenses are not refundable after order confirmation. If you need to refund for a specific reason before course commence, please provide relevant proof and contact us by email at email@example.com
Adverse Weather Policy
Who are your instructors?
All our WSET® course lecturers had undergone the WSET® Educator Training Program, and only Certified WSET® Educators will teach courses above the Foundation level. Guided tasting courses are led by tutors with specific experience.
What is the class size?
Our maximum class size：
Level 1：22 人
Level 2： 14 人
Level 3： 14 人
We will try to arrange you to fit into another class of the same course to make up for the absent class. However according to the class size, wine tasting samples may be allocated at last priority. For better preparation, please let us know your absent arrangement as soon as possible.
Why Hong Kong Wine Academy?
Quality, Independent, and Commitment is our motto.
Hong Kong Wine Academy is independent from wine trade and committed to offer high quality wine courses at reasonable price. All our WSET® course lecturers had undergone the WSET® Educator Training Program, and only Certified WSET® Educators will teach courses above the Foundation level. A single lecturer is assigned to follow the whole course for consistency. Also wine samples are carefully selected to reflect specific requirements of different courses.
What is the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET® )?
WSET® was founded in UK in 1969 to promote, provide and develop high quality education and training in wine and spirit industry. Since then, WSET® has grown into the foremost international awarding body in the field of wines and spirits. Recently, there are increasing number of consumers and enthusiasts attending the WSET® courses with the desire to enhance their knowledge. Hong Kong Wine Academy is a WSET® Approved Program Provider and is authorized to offer WSET® courses.
Are there any prerequisites for taking the WSET® courses?
No. However, we recommend those who intend to take the Intermediate Certificate course should have basic knowledge in wine and spirit, and those who intend to take the Advanced Certificate course should have good knowledge in wine and spirit.
Can the courses be taught in other languages?
Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business.