The WSET Level 3 Award in Wines is designed for wine professionals but is also suitable for wine-lovers who wish to deepen their knowledge or those seeking a career change. Students will dive into and analyze the key factors involved in wine production, how they vary around the world and also learn how to taste and evaluate wine.
Includes 33 hours of training in the classroom and 60 hours of self-study time. Classroom sessions will review key points presented in the study materials previously provided. It is essential these materials are read and studies before the intensive begins. Alongside the review, we taste 65 wines from the around the world, providing an excellent opportunity to apply the theory knowledge of these wines to their production styles.
The WSET 3 Level 3 Award in Wines is divided into two modules:
The WSET Level 2 in Wines is required as a prerequisite for this course. Students who do not hold this qualification but can demonstrate equivalent knowledge or experience in wine may be able to register, please contact us for details.
Course materials include textbook, study guide, self-assessment exercises, and summary sheet of the Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine®. The classroom session include interactive presentations and visual aids, as well as guided tastings group discussions and self-assessment exercises.
The exam takes place on the Saturday morning following the last course. Part 1 consists of 50 multiple choice questions and 4 short-answer questions. Part 2 is a blind tasting of two wines, which students must assess according to the SAT tasting protocol and analyse quality. To pass, a score of 55% is required in each unit. Result will be emailed about 8 weeks after the course. Successful candidates will receive a certificate and pin. The exam can be retaken for a fee later if required.
This course requires 35 hours of training in the classroom
The course takes place over 5 days, with classes from 9:00 am to 1pm and 2pm to 5:00. The final exam takes place on the Saturday morning following the last class.
The course takes place over 5 days, with classes from 9:00 am to 1pm and 2pm to 5:00. The five days are spread over 2 weekends. The first week has classes all day on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The following weekend the classes are Friday and Saturday. The final exam takes place on the Sunday morning following the last class.
ALL COURSES ARE TAUGHT IN ENGLISH. OUR INSTRUCTORS ALL SPEAK FRENCH AND CAN TRANSLATE TERMS AND SPECIFICS IF NEEDED, BUT ONLY ENGLISH WILL BE SPOKEN OTHERWISE.
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