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WSET Level 1 Spirits Certification Class


This is a 2-day course, Saturday & Sunday, February 23-24, from 3 to 6pm, held in our tasting room. The price of the course is $350. You must register and prepay on the program provider's website, Winewise USA, at

For individuals new to the subject, this qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of spirits. You’ll explore the main styles and types of spirits through sight, smell, and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavours and aromas. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

There is a maximum of 12 people for this class. The last day to register is Friday, February 8, 2019. This a weekend course consisting of Saturday and Sunday, with the exam being on Sunday.

Ophelia Santos is a seasoned instructor and lead faculty at the International Culinary Institute. She holds her WSET 4 Diploma, certifications in Bordeaux and Sake and is the owner of Winewise USA.

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust is the world’s leading provider of qualifications in wines and spirits. Established in the UK in 1969, WSET’s qualifications are now recognized as the international standard by both the industry and enthusiasts. Since 1969 over half a million students have chosen to take a WSET qualification.