• Location: TBC

  • Duration: 16 Evenings

  • Days: Every Tuesday

  • Times: 6.30pm until 9pm 

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 

This qualification is open to students who hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits or can demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge. It is recommended that students complete the Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits before progressing to the Level 3 Award.

 

HOW WILL YOU BENEFIT? 

The aim of this course is to provide detailed analysis of the principal wines and spirits of the world. Students will also benefit from in-depth tastings where they will learn to identify product style and quality. 

(Successful students will receive a certificate and WSET Level 3 Award in Wine and Spirits lapel pin)

 

PROGRAMME OUTLINE 

Unit 1 – Wines and Spirits of the World

  • Production of Wine (location, viticulture, vinification, maturation and bottling, labelling regulations)
  • France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Central and South Eastern Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, North America, South and Central America
  • Sparkling Wines
  • Fortified (Liqueur) Wines
  • Spirits and Liqueurs
  • Information and Advice for Customers and Staff
  • This unit is evaluated by a multiple choice paper of 50 questions and a question paper requiring short written answers

  Unit 2 – Tasting and Evaluating Wines of the World

  • WSET Level 3 - Systematic guide to tasting. How to taste wines and evaluate the quality, style and price.
  • This unit is assessed by a blind tasting paper of two wines