Level 1 course offers a well-rounded introduction to sake, focusing on sake production, sake tasting technique, and the major types of sakes produced in Japan.
The class consists of a total of in-person instruction, tasting and a multiple-choice exam at the end of the course.
Topics covered in WSET Level 1 Award in Sake Course
- Sake ingredients and an overview of sake production
- Categories and grades of sake
- An introduction to sake tasting
- Styles of sake
- Japanese kanji
- Specialty styles of sake
- Storage and service of sake
- Sake and food
For more information and full details on the course requirements, please download the Level 1 Sake Specification here.
Taught by Sake Specialists Eda Vuong and Atsuko Glick.
Dates and Times:
Sunday, August 27, 2023
9:30am – 4:30pm
The exam is completed at the end of the course.
Tuition, fees and taxes: $310 plus $15 shipping and $26.81 sales tax
The course fee includes all sakes to be tasted, study materials, administration and exam fees.
To see the exam re-sit fees, please scroll down to the end of this page.
TEXSOM at Irving Convention Center
500 W Las Colinas Blvd.
Irving, TX 75039
Please fill out the form and complete payment to register.