WSET Level 1 Award in Wine – Castello Monaci, Puglia

Join us for a WSET Level 1 Award – an internationally recognised Wine Education Qualification – at a charming winery-castle in Puglia, Italy. Learn about wine while you relax and explore the best of Southern Italy. 


WSET Level 1 Award in Wine gives a basic introduction to wine followed by some food & wine pairing. No previous wine knowledge required! The course is held entirely in English.

Program outline

  1. The main styles of wine
  2. The WSET® Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine
  3. The characteristics of the common grape varieties used to produce wine
  4. Service of wine
  5. Health, safety and legal issues
  6. The pairing of food and wine

To gain the qualification students need to successfully pass a multiple-choice paper of 30 questions. Successful students will receive a certificate of WSET Level 1 Award and wine lapel pin.

Students receive the training materials the first day of the course. For more information, please download the WSET Level 1 specifications.

Would you prefer a more professional wine qualification? Check our WSET 2 award in Puglia, always at the charming Castello Monaci winery.

WSET 1 Award details

  • Date: to be confirmed
  • Venue: Castello Monaci – Puglia, Italy
  • Course length: One day, from 09.30 – 17.00
  • Healthy and delicious lunch included at the winery
  • Price € 270
  • Phone: +39 334 9536710
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Enrich your wine experience with Castello Monaci

Wine Academy Italia students get exclusive prices on accommodation and packages at B&B Le Scuderie, a brand new, elegantly restored wine resort, inside the castle premises and just 1 minute walk from the venue.

B&B Le Scuderie
B&B Le Scuderie
B&B Le Scuderie

Enjoy a tasty breakfast after a peaceful night stay in the middle of the countryside, and prepare for your WSET examination with the silence and quiet that this charming historic house has to offer.

You can also relax after the course at the outdoor swimming pool and private spa, with jacuzzi and Turkish bath. Attending cooking classes, horse riding in the countryside, taking extra wine tours and having dinner by the pool or at a little private restaurant: contact us to create your perfect wine experience at Castello Monaci while taking your WSET level 1 award!

For bookings and info on accommodation: +39 0831 666071

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About WSET® and Wine Academy Italia

WSET coursesThe WSET® is the world’s foremost provider of wine education with internationally recognised qualifications offered in over sixty countries.

WSET awards offer students and professionals the opportunity to study the world of wine, gain valuable international qualifications and enhance both their communication and tasting skills.

Wine Academy Italia uses only highly experienced tutors, top quality tasting samples and offers the very best classroom experience at interesting venues across the country.

Natalia Pezzone, Wine Educator and WSET 3, is the responsible for WSET qualifications with Wine Academy Italia in Puglia.

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