WSET is the world’s leading provider of wine education


The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®) was founded in London in 1969 to provide high-quality education and training in wines and spirits for trade professionals. Since then, WSET® has grown into an international body in the field of wines and spirits education, with a range of sought-after qualifications for both professionals and enthusiasts.


WSET® works through a network of Approved Programme Providers around the world. These external providers undergo a rigorous approval and monitoring process to ensure they meet the high standards, both to teach and administer examinations in accordance with WSET® policy.


Grape Skills, as a WSET® Approved Programme Provider, offers students the opportunity to study the following qualifications in English and German languages:

  • Level 1 Award in Wines

  • Level 2 Award in Wines

  • Level 3 Award in Wines

WSET offers courses in over 70 countries and more than 15 languages


Courses and materials are updated regularly to keep pace with change in the industry. Exams are independently marked in London by WSET® Awards, who in turn issue certificates to successful candidates.


WSET®, the world’s foremost source of wine education, offers internationally recognised wine qualifications for wine professionals and enthusiasts. Students benefit from a truly global view of the wine world. In addition, the WSET® approach to wine tasting develops student’s abilities beyond that of competent note-takers; critical ability across the world of wine is a fundamental skill in our industry.


WSET certifications are ideal for:

  • Developing your career in the wine and spirits industry.

  • Wine enthusiasts who wish to feel more confident about their buying choices.

  • Providing industry employees with the skills necessary to make wine and spirit recommendations to customers.

  • Learning a systematic way of tasting wine that lets you professionally assess wines for quality and price.

  • Preparing candidates for the rigorous Master of Wine program.

WiM_Baseline inside_White.png

©2019 by Grape Skills - Wine School, All rights reserved.