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This one-day course is ideal for someone curious about spirits and cocktails, who has little experience and no formal knowledge of the subject.  Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and pin.

Through a tutored tasting of premium spirits and cocktails, and a range of fun and educational activities, you will learn:

  • What to expect from the different spirits categories
  • Key facts about spirit production
  • How to describe the styles and flavours of different spirits
  • What the basic tools, glassware and ingredients are for famous cocktails and mixed drinks
  • How to use basic cocktail theory to develop your own specialty drinks!

Join IWEG's Certified Specialist of Spirits and our local cocktail expert to expand your spirits knowledge!  Participants who succesfully pass the 30-question-multiple-choice exam will receive an internationally recognized certificate from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust, and may choose to continue their studies with the WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits, offered Fall 2017 at IWEG.

Available Classes:

Level 1 Award in Spirits & so much more... May 6 Starts May. 06, 2017

Cost: $395
IWEG Drinks Academy - Downtown

Deadline to register is Thursday, May 4th.  This Level 1 Award is a full day of study, Saturday, May 6th, 9:30am - 4:45pm.  The enriched cocktail component will be delivered by a local cocktail specialist, providing the opportunity to enjoy specialty cocktails.  Exam @4pm.  Students will have access to the Study Guide upon receipt of tuition and are required to read through the material before attending class in order to be familiar with the content and participate in activities.  There will be a short morning break, and half-hour lunch break midday.  Feel free to bring a lunch, or step out for quick take-out options.  Glassware provided.

IWEG now offers an alternative to PayPal; to charge tuition directly to your VISA or MasterCard please call the office at (416) 534-2570.

Enroll for this Class ($395)