Level One

This entry-level course teaches the basics of wine in a format suitable for those with no previous knowledge of wine. The course consists of two 3-hour sessions and culminates with a short, 30 question multiple choice exam. During the sessions we will focus on the main types of wine available, wine tasting technique, food and wine pairing and general wine etiquette. 5-6 wines will be tasted in each session.

Class Details

  • $220 registration fee
  • Includes 6 hours of instruction, textbooks and study materials, tasting samples and exam.
  • You will automatically be enrolled for the exam when you register unless you notify the Vermont Wine School 15 business days prior to the exam that you wish to sit the exam at a later date. Without prior notification you will be charged $100 to sit the exam at a later date.
  • Classes will be conducted at Vin Bar & Shop, 126 College Street downtown Burlington.
  • Please do not wear scent to the sessions as this will interfere with the tastings.

Visit our Class Schedule page for the next available offering.

To register, please call the Vermont Wine School at 802-999-4232, or download this form.

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