WSET Level 1 in Spirits

A beginner level introduction to spirits for those starting a career in the industry or pursuing an interest in spirits.

Course Dates: 11 & 12 March 2023

Time: 1st day: 2 pm – 6 pm 

           2nd day: 9 am – 1 pm

Sign-up deadline: 1st March 2023

Exam Date: 12 March 2023

About the course

For individuals new to the subject, this qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of spirits. You’ll explore the main styles and types of spirits through sight, smell, and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavours and aromas. 

Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

What’s covered

  • The basic principles of spirit production
  • The main types and styles of spirits
  • How to serve spirits
  • Factors affecting the flavor of spirits
  • How to describe spirits using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® (SAT)

Do I need any prior knowledge?

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 

You must be of legal drinking age in the country where you are attending the course to participate in any alcohol tasting. However, this is not a barrier to successfully completing the qualification.

How much does it cost?

13 500 MKD

For more information about the payment method, please read the terms and conditions. The cost includes all study materials, spirit samples, tuition, examination and provision of service equipment during the course. Study materials are issued at the start of the course.


Assessment is by a closed-book exam of 30 multiple-choice questions.

How can I book?

Booking form is available upon request. Contact us at

Please read the terms and conditions before making a booking.

For any inquiries please email our Student Services team at

Additional Information

Please see below for the specification for the Level 1 Award in Spirits.

* Custom Courses

Wine Way can arrange custom course delivery for businesses who are in an area without access to an Approved Programme Provider or who have specific requirements that cannot be met through the network of course providers. To discuss opportunities for custom or satellite courses please contact us.