Wine Education

Villa St Simon and Speechmark Bordeaux will be facilitating the WSET Level 1 Award in wines. WSET is a worldwide recognized study program to certify your wine knowledge. Level 1 WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust ®) gives a basic introduction into wine focusing on the main grape varieties planted in the world, the main styles of wine, and food and wine matching. So, in order to broaden your journey of wine discovery, and to enhance your pleasure, you can start the theory of wine appreciation and receive a diploma. The first course includes a wine tour, a wine tasting session, the WSET wine curriculum and last but not least a wine exam to certify your achieved level of wine appreciation.

The program includes the following:

  • Tuition by a Master of Wine including the tasting of 8 wines
  • A visit to a chateau, where the owner will explain his philosophy and how the wine is made
  • A session on debunking the wine with Les

The cost of this program is 275€
(including lunch on the day of course and exam)

Please enquire about accommodation at Villa St Simon if you wish to stay over.

For more information please contact us.