CHEERS WSET Education

Come and learn about the wine you love to drink!

Here at CHEERS, you can become a certified wine expert.  Our WSET courses are held monthly, come and join one of our courses and discover the world of wine.

WSET Qualifications are globally recognised as the international standard in wine and spirits knowledge.

They are designed for those who wish to pursue a career within the industry or the many enthusiasts who have a passion for wines and spirits.

We offer Level 1 and 2, here’s what you can learn.

WSET Level 1

There are five Learning Outcomes which the students should be able to know by the end of the training and assessment:

  • Understand the main types and styles of wines available.
  • Know how to store wines.
  • Know how to serve wines to customers.
  • Understand the issues relating to the safe consumption of wine.
  • Understand the basic principles of food and wine pairing.

WSET Level 2

  • Understand the factors that influence wine style and price.
  • Know the characteristics of the principal grape varieties used in wine production.
  • Know how to use labelling terms on a bottle to deduce the style and flavour of still wines produced in the key wine producing countries of the world.
  • Know how to use the labelling terms on a bottle to deduce the style, flavour and method of production of sparkling wines produced in the key wine producing countries of the world.
  • Know how to use the labelling terms on a bottle to deduce the style, flavour and production method of sweet and fortified wines produced in the key wine producing countries of the world.
  • Know how to use labelling terms on a bottle to deduce the style, flavour and production method of spirits and liqueurs.
  • Be able to provide information and advice to friends, customers and staff about wines and spirits.
  • Be able to produce analytical tasting notes of wines using industry recognised tasting terms.