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Remarks: WSET Level 1 Award in Wines exam fee included; Total 6 hours course time, around 8 tasting samples

WSET® Level 1 Award in Wines

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Course Introduction

WSET’s Level 1 Award in Wines is a beginner level introduction to wine, suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine.

For individuals new to wine study, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. You’ll 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. Upon successful completion, you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

What you'll learn:

  • 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)

WSET Level 1 in Wine SpecificationDownload here


 Semester  Date / Time Tutor

18 May 2024 (Sat)*

10:00 - 17:00 (1 hour lunch time)

Alcohood -- Rm 804-805, 8/F, Mega Trade Centre, 1 Mei Wan Street, Tsuen Wan, New Territories

Peter Chow

1 Jul 2024 (Mon)*

10:00 - 17:00 (1 hour lunch time)

WA503 - Rm 503, 5/F, Mary Building, 71-77 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Peter Chow

*Course will be conducted in Cantonese, with English study materials and exam.


 Date Time Last Enrolment Date
18 May 2024 (Sat) 11:00 - 12:00  2 May 2024
9 Jun 2024 (Sun) 11:00 - 12:00  23 May 2024
22 Jun 2024 (Sat) 11:00 - 12:00  30 May 2024
1 Jul 2024 (Mon) 17:30 - 18:30  13 Jun 2024
14 Jul 2024 (Sun) 11:00 - 12:00  20 Jun 2024

Tuition Discount

Details Terms

Early Bird Discount
- HK$200

Successful enrolment at least 2 weeks before class commence

Group Discount
- 9%

3 or more registered for the same course together
(Add 3 quantity of the course and enter discount code: GROUP9%OFF during checkout)

1+1 Discount
- HK$600

Enrol both WSET L1 Wines and Sake at the same time to enjoy a -HK$600 discount
(Enter discount code: WSET_L1_WINE+SAKE during check out)
**Group Discount & 1+1 Discount offers may not be used at the same time.


Refund Policy

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

Adverse Weather Policy

If Typhoon Signal No. 8 or Black Rainstorm Warning is in force after 7:00 a.m. - the morning events that starts before 2:00 p.m. will be cancelled 11:00 a.m. - the afternoon event that starts between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. will be cancelled. 4:00 p.m. - the event that starts from 6:00 p.m. will be cancelled. The academy will re-schedule the event. If participants cannot join the event on the re-scheduled date, event fee will be refunded. When Typhoon Signal No.8 or above is hoisted during the event, the event must be terminated immediately and the Academy will arrange all participants to leave the venue. When Black Rainstorm Warning is in force, all participants of the event are advised to stay where they are until the warning signal is lowered.

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

Absent Arrangement

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?

Yes. In addition to Cantonese, we also teach courses in English and Mandarin on ad hoc based.

Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business.