This course provides an accelerated pathway to the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines for those who do not currently hold the Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits.
This intensive course guides students towards a high-level knowledge and understanding of wine. The course covers the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines over a longer period in order to incorporate the necessary base knowledge as well as all the Level 3 learning material.
The key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling
The major grape varieties
The key characteristics of the principal:
How to make food and wine pairings
How to analyse wines to account for their style and quality
Tutored tastings of more than 80 wines
How to taste wines using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
A combined theory paper consisting of 50 multiple-choice questions and four short written answer questions.
A tasting paper consisting of a blind tasting of two wines.
Still wines of the world
Sparkling wines of the world
Fortified wines of the world
The textbooks, course materials provided and lectures will be in English
Do I need any prior knowledge?
This course is specifically designed for individuals with no prior wine education. All classes are delivered in English therefore a good level of English is beneficial.
Assessment: The exam is assessed in two parts, which takes place in the last session of the course.
A mark of 55% is required in both parts to pass.
Målgruppe for kurset
• Ansatte i restaurant og hotellbransjen
• Vinimportører og vinselgere
The cost includes study materials (Level 3 course package - Understanding Wines: Explaining Style and Quality), wine samples, tuition and examination. (Level 2 Wine course book is not included.)
Lunch every course day and coffe/tea during the day is included.