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WSET Level 1 - SAKE

 Export to Your Calendar 10/29/2020
When: Oct. 29, 2020
9:30 AM
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Hyatt Regency Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, Washington  98004
United States
Presenter: Toshio Ueno, Sake Master
Contact: Aaron Mandel

Online registration is available until: 10/8/2020
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Earn the WSET Level 1 Award in Sake Through The AWS

Join us for this sake course exploring a variety of sake types and characteristics.


 The WSET Level 1 Award in Sake is a focused introduction to sake for students with no experience. You will be able to study different sake serving methods, participate in hands-on sake tastings, and network with others.


Course fee of $265 for AWS members  includes textbook, lecture, samples, exam, certification and pin.

Non-member fee of $314 includes the same, plus a one-year individual membership in AWS.


The one-day class includes 5 hours of lecture from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a 45-minute, multiple-choice exam.

You will be guided by the world-renowned Sake Master Toshio Ueno of the Sake School of America

·         Contents:

·         Exercise 1: What is Sake?

·         Exercise 2: Overview of Sake Production

·         Exercise 3: Categories and Grades of Sake

·         Exercise 4: Introduction to Tasting

·         Exercise 5: Making Different Styles of Sake

·         Exercise 6: Reading Japanese Kanji

·         Exercise 7: Specialty Styles of Sake

·         Exercise 8: Storage and Service of Sake

·         Exercise 9: Sake and Food

Important Notes

·         COURSE REGISTRATION CLOSES: 3 weeks prior to the course date. Oct. 8, 2020 

·         Photo ID is required to for participation in the exam.

·         We reserve the right to cancel the class two weeks prior to the date of the course if there are an inadequate number of registrants.


·         In the case of a cancellation your course fee will be reimbursed (minus the cost of course materials) or you may choose to register for a course at a future date.



This course is designed to provide a sound but simple introduction to sake. The WSET Level 1 Award in Sake qualification will assist those who need a basic familiarity with the main styles and categories of sake. Students will leave the course with hands-on sake knowledge gained from in class sake tastings.


The exam is closed-book and comprised of 30 multiple choice questions. Candidates that pass will receive a certificate and lapel from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust. There are no entry requirements for this qualification; however, candidates are requested to review course materials prior to the course date.


Please review course requirements here and the provider's policies here. Requests for accommodations made in writing to directoreducationa@americanwinesociety.org will considered if reasonable. A resit for the exam may be available through another provider. 




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