For individuals new to wine study, WSET Level 1 Award in Wines 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.

  • Announcement


    WSET operations are currently on hold in China for administrative reasons. We will resume our WSET courses as soon as we are allowed to. In the meantime, take a look to our other courses !


    6 hours

    7 wines tasted

    Taught in English



  • Course content


    • The main types and styles of wine


    • Common wine grapes and their characteristics


    • The principles of food and wine pairing


    • How to store and serve wine


    • How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)



    What you will taste

  • Sauvignon blanc

    Sample origin : Loire Valley (France) or New-Zealand


    Sample origin : Burgundy (France) or Napa Valley (California, USA)

    Pinot noir

    Sample origin : Loire Valley or Burgundy (France)


    Sample origin : Chile or USA

    Cabernet sauvignon

    Sample origin : Bordeaux (France)


    Sample origin : Sauternes (France)

    Rosé wine

    Sample origin : Provence (France)

  • For more information, please download the course specifications :

  • Your tutor

    Matthieu Ventelon - Founder of Hedonia

    • WSET Level 3 Award in Wines (WSET School London)
    • Judge at Qwine international wine competition
    • CAFA Bordeaux Sommelier tutor

    "Sharing my passion for wine with other wine lovers is precisely what I love the most ! I am truly looking forward to hosting you during this great class."

  • Our partners

  • Our WSET center


    Our Shanghai WSET center is located in Minhang District (South of Shanghai).


    Address : 上海市闵行区东兰路238号L3层
    L3 Floor, 238 Donglan Street, Minhang District, Shanghai


    How to get here : Take subway line 12 from West Nanjing Road and stop at Hongmei Road (25 minutes ride). Then walk 10 minutes to reach our center. Multiple bus lines also available.

  • Contact us

    To receive class schedule and to register to a course, please leave us a message using the form below :

    Fuzhu Jia Yuan No.14, Suzhou, China
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