• Location: Lincoln University

  • Duration: 4 full days and 4 evenings over 2 weeks

  • Days: Saturday 14th September - Monday 23rd September

  • Times: Full days 9am - 5pm, Evenings 5pm - 7pm

  • Booking forms required by the 14th of August at the latest

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 

This qualification is open to students who are aged 18 or over and hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits. It is mandatory 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 wine regions of the world. Students will also benefit from in-depth tastings where they will learn assess a wine to a high level and be able to identify product style and quality. 

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

 

PROGRAMME OUTLINE 

Unit 1 – Wines 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 Wines

  • 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