WSET SAKE

Levels 1 & 3

Overview of Levels 1 and 3

Grape Experience offers the two WSET Levels of Sake courses:  Level 1 and Level 3.  There is no Level 2.  Level 1 is a fun one-day introduction to sake, while Level 3 offers a more in depth study of this beverage.  All courses are taught by sake experts and led by WSET Certified Sake Educator, Marina Giordano

LEVEL 1 Special Online Live Course July 11-12 via Zoom.  Details at the link here:

Sake Level 1 Online Live with Zoom

WSET LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATE IN SAKE

A beginner level sake class for people working in a career in the beverage industry or anyone who has an interest to learn about sake. This qualification offers an exploration around the main styles and types of sake through sight, smell and taste to understand the key factors affecting flavors and aromas. Upon successful completion of a short exam you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

For the complete specification for this course click here

Level 1 details and upcoming classes

What You’ll Learn

  • The basic principles of sake production
  • The main types and styles of sake
  • How to serve sake
  • Factors affecting the flavor of sake
  • How to taste describe sake using WSET’s Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Sake®

San Francisco Bay Area

Sake Level 1 Online Live with Zoom

July 11-12, 2020, 10AM-1PM Pacific and 1PM-4PM Eastern Time
Exam Online July 19 at 10AM-1PM
Cost: $240

WSET Sake Level 1 presented in Live Online Classroom via Zoom.
This is an introductory class in the main styles and types of sake.
What you’ll learn:
  • The basic principles of sake production
  • The main types and styles of sake
  • How to serve sake
  • Factors affecting the flavor of sake
FAQ:
Can I join from any location?
Yes, but you must sit for the exam at one of our exam locations, San Francisco or Boston.
Do I have to log on at a specific time?
Yes, You will need to log in to the link provided at the specified time.
Is Sake included in cost?

No, but we will provide you will a suggested tasting list and guide you through tasting in class.

Price includes all study materials, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

Cost is $240.00

Sake Level 1 San Francisco

September 13, 2020, 9AM-4:30PM, exam to follow
Roka Akur Restaurant
801 Montgomery St.
San Francisco
Register by September 10, 2020
Price includes all study materials, sake samples, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

Cost is $395.00

 


 

Boston

Sake Level 1 Online Live with Zoom

July 11-12, 2020, 10AM-1PM Pacific and 1PM-4PM Eastern Time
Exam Online July 19 at 10AM-1PM
Cost: $240

WSET Sake Level 1 presented in Live Online Classroom via Zoom.
This is an introductory class in the main styles and types of sake.
What you’ll learn:
  • The basic principles of sake production
  • The main types and styles of sake
  • How to serve sake
  • Factors affecting the flavor of sake
FAQ:
Can I join from any location?
Yes, but you must sit for the exam at one of our exam locations, San Francisco or Boston.
Do I have to log on at a specific time?
Yes, You will need to log in to the link provided at the specified time.
Is Sake included in cost?

No, but we will provide you will a suggested tasting list and guide you through tasting in class.

Price includes all study materials, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

Cost is $240.00

 


 

Online

WSET D6 Class

Sake Level 1 Online Live with Zoom

July 11-12, 2020, 10AM-1PM Pacific and 1PM-4PM Eastern Time
Exam Online July 19 at 10AM-1PM
Cost: $240

WSET Sake Level 1 presented in Live Online Classroom via Zoom.
This is an introductory class in the main styles and types of sake.
What you’ll learn:
  • The basic principles of sake production
  • The main types and styles of sake
  • How to serve sake
  • Factors affecting the flavor of sake
FAQ:
Can I join from any location?
Yes, but you must sit for the exam at one of our exam locations, San Francisco or Boston.
Do I have to log on at a specific time?
Yes, You will need to log in to the link provided at the specified time.
Is Sake included in cost?

No, but we will provide you will a suggested tasting list and guide you through tasting in class.

Price includes all study materials, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

Cost is $240.00


 


WSET LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE IN SAKE

A course for both professionals and sake enthusiasts. Designed for anyone seeking a more in-depth experience, this sake course provides a detailed understanding of the production methods affecting style, quality and price. You will be able to assess sakes accurately and use this information to make authoritative recommendations.

The 2 hour and 15 minute examination has two parts:

  • Blind tasting of two sakes
  • Written theory examination

Both parts require a pass grade to achieve the Level 3 Award in sake. You get a complete study pack with an exclusive textbook and study workbook, as well as access to an online study program prior to the in-person class meeting. Upon successful completion of the exam you receive a WSET certificate, lapel pin, and may use the associated WSET certified logo.

For the complete specification for this course click here

 

 

Level 3 details and upcoming classes

What You’ll Learn

  • The main techniques used in sake production and how they influence style and quality
  • The principal and specialty categories of sake
  • The sake industry and commercial importance of sake in the Japanese and export markets
  • The principles behind the storage, selection and service of sake
  • How to taste sake, and evaluate quality, identity and price, using WSET’s Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Sake®

San Francisco Bay Area

SAKE LEVEL 3 San Francisco

October 31 – November 2 from 9AM-5PM (Saturday & Sunday)
Exam November 2 from 10:30AM-1PM
Takara Sake, Berkeley
Register by October 18, 2020
Price includes all study materials, class sakes, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

Cost is $995.00

 


 

Boston

SAKE LEVEL 3 Boston

October 17-19 from 9AM-5PM (Saturday & Sunday)
Exam October 19 from 10:30AM-1PM
Pabu Izakaya, Boston
Register by October 2, 2020
Price includes all study materials, class sakes, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

Cost is $995.00

 


Summary
WSET Level 2 and Level 1 Courses
Service Type
WSET Level 2 and Level 1 Courses
Provided by
Grape Experience WIne & Spirit School,
229 Brannan St,San Francisco,California-94107,
Telephone No.4153090761
Area
San Francisco Bay Area and Greater Boston
Description
WSET Levels 1 and 2 are the perfect starting places to begin wine education. In fact if you already know a little about wine you should start at WSET Level 2. Grape Experience WSET Level 2 courses build confidence, knowledge and enthusiasm in wine.
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