After acquiring the WSET® Level 2 certificate extend your knowledge to a professional level with the WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines course. Through this course you will be qualified to make professional evaluations of wines regarding their style, quality and price. This qualification will provide you with in-depth product knowledge required for job skills and competencies in the wines business.
You will be able to apply your knowledge to advise management, to answer customer enquiries and to make an informed choice of wines in various settings. Bring your ability to taste, describe and evaluate wine to an expert level using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting® (SAT). This course will intensify the key factors in the production of wine, which are location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling and how these influence the key characteristics of different wines.
Upon successful completion, you will receive a WSET® certificate and lapel pin and will be able to use the associated WSET® certified logo. It is considered a prerequisite for candidates planning to study for the WSET® Level 4 Diploma.
Who it is aimed at
Professionals in the wine and hospitality industry needing core information to advise management and customers with authority and make informed selections of wines in a variety of situation.
Versed wine enthusiasts who wish to learn about wine in a rigorous and structured manner and gain an internationally-recognised wine qualification.
What you'll learn
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
sparkling wines of the world
fortified wines of the world
How to apply your understanding to make authoritative recommendations
How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting® Wine (SAT)
Recommended previous preparation
Before starting the course, candidates should have read the textbook and the coursebook. This course is challenging, therefore we recommend at least 55 hours of self-study.
The assessment takes place at the end of the course.
Unit 1 is assessed by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions and a short-written answer paper. Unit 2 is assessed by a blind tasting of two wines. A mark of 55% is required on both the tasting and theory papers to pass.
This course is NOT suitable for beginners. It is recommended that you hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits or can demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge.
Candidate should be over 18 years of age.
If you have any question, please email .
For more information and full details on the course requirements, please download the specification below.
€ 1245,00 (Note: VAT-exempt according to § 4 No. 21 a) bb) UStG)
The course fee includes:
The WSET Level 3 Study Pack, course handouts, tuition, examination and postage
Tasting of approximately 70 wines
A set of 6 INAO glasses
WSET® certificate and a lapel pin upon successful completion
Pre-registration: You are able to pre-register a place up to 2 months before the course takes place. With the pre-registration you reserve your place in the course and receive your study pack immediately. It costs 199,00€.
The difference will be invoiced 5 weeks before the course takes place.
Dates in 2021
15.10. - 17.10.2021 and 22.10. - 24.10.2021 from 9:30 to 18:00 - Registration Deadline: 01.10.2021
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