WSET - Level 1 Sake WSET

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WSET Level 1 Award in Sake & so much more...

A beginner level introduction to sake for those starting a career in the industry or beginning to explore sake for personal interest.

Prerequisite: None

This 6-hour, one-day course provides a hands-on introduction to the world of sake, and sake and food pairing. You will:

  • Explore the main types and styles of sake through sight, smell, and taste
  • Develop an understanding of the factors affecting sake aroma and flavour
  • Practice describing sake accurately, using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Sake
  • Learn how to serve and store sake
  • Experiment with food and sake interaction 

Upon successful completion of a 30-question multiple-choice exam you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

Course includes:

  • WSET L1 Sake Workbook
  • Enhanced food and sake pairing exercises (alert us to allergies/preferences upon registering)
  • Guided review to help prepare for the multiple-choice exam

All WSET textbooks and study guides are in an eBook format.

Available formats

  • Weekends (Saturday)
Course Fee

$420.00 CAD all inclusive. Please note that IWEG is HST exempt by the CRA. Income tax receipts are issued to all students for the applicable tax year.

IWEG's Cancellation and Refund policy:

Please read IWEG's Cancellation and Refund Policy carefully before registering for courses.

Please note all course materials are paid upon registration, and are non-refundable.


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