WSET Certificate Level 3 Award in Wines
The WSET Level 3 Award in Wines is designed to give a thorough understanding of the factors that account for the style, quality and price of the principal still, sparkling and fortified wines of the world. The qualification will assist those who are required to make professional evaluations of wines with regards to their style, quality and price.
The qualification provides the in-depth product knowledge required to underpin job skills and competencies, for example in product selection in the retail and hospitality sectors; to advise management, to answer customer queries authoritatively, and to make informed selections of wines in a variety of situations.
What you’ll learn
To identify the principal natural and human factors in the vineyard and winery that are involved in the production of still wines of the world and explain how they can influence the style, quality and price of these wines
Identify and describe the characteristics of :
– still wines produced in the principal wine producing regions of the world
– principal sparkling wines of the world
– the principal fortified wines of the world
and explain how the key natural and human factors in the vineyard, winery, law and commerce can influence the style, quality and price of these wines.
Demonstrate the ability to provide information and advice to customers and staff about wines.
To accurately describe the key characteristics of the principal still wines of the world and use the description to make an assessment of quality and an assessment of readiness for drinking.
$1500 per person
Recommended study time: At least 52 hours of private study.
It is strongly recommended that you have passed the Level 2 Award in Wines or have the equivalent amount of experience/knowledge before undertaking Level 3. The global pass rate is approx. 40%.
Taste of 70-85 wines
Study booklet and exam papers
Upcoming Course Dates
26-30 June 2022 (5 days)
15-19 January 2023 (5 days)
Please note – Students need to have passed WSET Level 2 Award in Wines prior to enrolling in the Level 3 qualification.