The classroom-based course over 8 sessions provides detailed analysis of the principal wines and spirits of the world.
Students WSET Logo Black benefit from in-depth tastings where they will learn to identify product style and quality. A trial assessment day where students practice written questions and tastings prepares them for the WSET examination.
This course requires an additional 60-80 hours of self-study.
Weekend Course 2 weeks each in July & August.
WSET Level 3 examination
This consists of blind tasting of two wines + WSET® multiple choice + Short written answers.
Graduates receive the WSET® Advanced Award in Wines.
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: from Bourgogne to Bordeaux, Rioja to Napa, Mosel to Mendoza
sparkling wines of the world: from Champagne to Prosecco, from Cava to Cremant
fortified wines of the world: from Ruby Port to Banyuls, from Fino to PX
How to apply your understanding to explain wine style and quality
How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
Registration deadline: 29 October