Level 3 Award in Wines & Spirits

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits

The WSET Level 3 Award in Wines & Spirits is an advanced course providing core knowledge of the vast amount of wines and spirits around the world.  This course covers an in-depth exploration beyond basic information delving into main wine regions, viticulture, vinification and tasting techniques.  This course will equip the student with the skills in describing the characteristics of the principle wines and spirits of the world and explaining key factors accounting for those characteristics.

The exam includes multiple choice and short answer questions, as well as a blind tasting of two wines.  WSET Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits is required of applicants for the Diploma course.

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Winemaking: Viticulture, vinification, maturation and tasting
  • France: Understanding French wine laws and main wine regions
  • Northern Europe: Germany, England and Wales
  • Central & South Eastern Europe: Switzerland, Austria, Hungary and Greece
  • Italy: Understanding Italian wine laws, Northwest, Northeast & Central Italy
  • Southern Europe and the Mediterranean: Spain and Portugal
  • New World Regions: South Africa, Australia & New Zealand
  • The United States & Canada: Wine laws, California, Pacific Northwest and New York State
  • South America: Chile, Argentina and Uruguay
  • Sparkling and Fortified Wines: Sparking, Port, Madeira, Sherry and other fortified
  • Sprits and Liqueurs: Distillation, tasting, brandy, whiskies, rum, tequila, gin, vodka and liqueurs
  • Storage, Service, Social Responsibility and labeling

 

Home Study

Individual Study

  • Study Guide
  • Text Book
  • Exam Fee
  • Tasting Card
  • Color of Wines Guide
  • Instructor-led
  • Interactive Discussions
  • Group Tasting Activities
$450
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Online

Digital Classroom

  • Study Guide
  • Text Book
  • Exam Fee
  • Tasting Card
  • Color of Wines Guide
  • Instructor-led
  • Interactive Discussions
  • Group Tasting Activities
  • Flexible Classroom Schedule
$975
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Classroom

In Person

  • Study Guide
  • Text Book
  • Exam Fee
  • Tasting Card
  • Color of Wines Guide
  • Instructor-led
  • Interactive Discussions
  • Group Tasting Activities
$1280
register

 

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