WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines
The class-room based course over 8 sessions provides detailed analysis of the principal wines and spirits of the world.
Students benefit from in-depth tastings where they will learn to identify product style and quality. An trial assessment day where students practice written questions and tastings prepares them for the WSET examination.
This course requires an additional 60-80 hours of self study.
WSET Level 3 examination
This consists of blind tasting of two wines + WSET® multiple choice + Short written answers.
Graduates receive the WSET® Advanced Award in Wines.
- The key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling
- How these key factors influence the key characteristics of the principal:
- still wines of the world: from Bourgogne to Bordeaux, Rioja to Napa, Mosel to Mendoza
- sparkling wines of the world: from Champagne to Prosecco, from Cava to Cremant
- fortified wines of the world: from Ruby Port to Banyuls, from Fino to PX
- How to apply your understanding to explain wine style and quality
- How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
This qualification is open to students who hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines (& Spirits). View full course outline at WSETglobal.com.
Although a large number of general interest wine enthusiasts join this course it is also ideally suited for those working in or wishing to enter the hospitality beverage or wine industries.
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- WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines
- Aged 18 or over
- Recommended IELTS 6 or Upper intermediate level of English
- Completed WSET® Level 2