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    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.

  • Upcoming courses


    12 August 2023 (Educator: Jeanne Huang)

    Language: Chinese



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    6 hours

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    7 wines tasted

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    Taught in English or Chinese

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  • 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

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    Sauvignon blanc

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

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

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    Pinot noir

    Sample origin : Loire Valley or Burgundy (France)

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    Sample origin : Chile or USA

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    Cabernet sauvignon

    Sample origin : Bordeaux (France)

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    Sample origin : Sauternes (France)

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    Rosé wine

    Sample origin : Provence (France)

  • For more information, please download the course specifications :

  • 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 the full class schedule and to register, please leave us a message using the form below:

    China office: Pavillon de Paris Room 239, 215000 Suzhou

    France office: 14, rue des Casernes 31400 Toulouse