The WSET Level 1 Award in Sake is a focused introduction to this fascinating and growing beverage category. You will learn how sake is made, and the Japanese terminology used for the main categories of sake. The course also includes practical demonstrations of the effects of different service temperatures and food pairings. Afterwards, you need never again be confused about the difference between a Junmai and a Daiginjo!
May 8, 2017
9:00am – 5:00pm
Where: Miyako Sushi & Washoku School: 843 E. 4th St., Los Angeles, CA 90013
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
The WSET Level 1 Award in Sake is intended for people who have little or no prior knowledge of sake. It is designed to provide a sound but simple introduction to sake. The qualification will assist those who need a basic familiarity with the main styles and categories of sake, for example people who work with sake as part of a larger beverage portfolio, in retail and hospitality sectors.
Successful candidates will be able to list the principal categories of sake, and state their defining characteristics, and know the key principles involved in the storage and service of sake. They will consequently be in a position to answer customer queries and provide recommendations for the service of sake
Exam Date: May 1, 2017
Closed book exam of 30 multiple choice questions
Bring picture ID to the exam to confirm your identity