“Keep calm and learn about wine!”

Oslo Wine School har som mål å være den ledende tilbyderen av WSET godkjente vinkurs i Norge, både for proff- og privatemarkedet. I tillegg ønsker vi å gjøre det letter for vanlig vinglad mennesker å øke vinkunnskapen sin, og vil tilby en rekke introduksjonskurs og fordypningskurs for vininteresserte forbrukere. Vinkurs holdes både på norsk og engelsk.

WSET Level 1 Award in Wine

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is a 1-day beginners´ course intended for people with limited formal or professional knowledge of wines.  The course is designed to give sound basic knowledge of the main types and styles of wine. Whether you simply enjoy wine and want to learn more or are embarking on a career in the hospitality industry, this one-day course (6 hours) serves as a good foundation to learn the basic skills on how to describe wines accurately, explore the main types of styles of wine and explore food and wine pairings.

No formal knowledge or wine qualification is required to join this course.  At the end of the course day, there is a 30-question multiple-choice test (45 mins) and at this stage, you will not be formally tested on your tasting ability. On successfully passing the test, you will receive your first WSET Award Level 1 certificate and a lapel pin which will send you on your onward journey ready to join a WSET Level 2 course in Wines.

Link to WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Specifications (further reading) https://test.oslowineschool.no/wset-course-specifications-and-sat/

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WSET Level 2 Award in Wine

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is beginner to intermediate level course to explore wines and is suitable for wine enthusiasts as well as people wishing to work in the wine trade.  Whether you simply enjoy learning about wine and want to broaden your knowledge gained with WSET Level 1 Award in Wines or gain a greater foundation for a professional career, this 3-day wine course (16 hours) will help you understand more about the principal and regionally important grape varieties of the world, the regions where they are grown and the styles of wine produced.  Through theory and tasting sessions you will explore factors that impact wine styles and quality and learn how to describe wines confidently.

In addition to the tutored teaching throughout the 3-day course, approx. 11 hours of self-study are required in order to be successful and gain the maximum benefit from the course days.   After the course days, you will have a 50 question multiple-choice exam (60 mins), at this level there is no tasting exam. On successful completion, you will receive your WSET Level 2 Award in Wine certificate and a lapel pin which will send you on your onward journey ready to join a WSET Level 3 Award in Wine course.

Link to WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Specifications (further reading) https://test.oslowineschool.no/wset-course-specifications-and-sat/