Pacific Northwest wine school for professionals and enthusiasts
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WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits 

$295 tuition 

This introductory spirits course introduces students to the major spirits categories including Brandy, Vodka, Whisk(e)y, Rum, Tequila and Flavored spirits. Students will learn how base material, distillation choices, and maturation impact and define these various styles and the variations within them. Discussion of these above will be further aided by guided spirits tasting using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting. 


Students will also learn proper spirits service, with focus on bar equipment, glassware, service temperatures and cocktail making/construction techniques. 


Additional course content and exam details can be found in the course specification.


Who should attend: This course assumes no previous spirits knowledge and is ideal for both beverage professionals and interested consumers.


About the instructor: TBA

































Saturday, March 7, 2020, 9:30am to 4:00pm

Certification Exam: End of class on March 7, 2020 

Registration deadline: February 15, 2020

16 (of 16) Spaces Available.

215 SE 9th Ave #204

Portland, Oregon