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Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 3

The Advanced Certificate qualification is designed to give a thorough understanding of the principal wines and spirits of the world and their commercial importance in the world's liquor market. The qualification will assist those who are required to make professional evaluations of wines and spirits with regard to their commercial value. The qualification also provides an in-depth product knowledge required to underpin job skills and competencies, such as those required in product selection in the retail and hospitality sectors.

Holders of the WSET level 3 Advanced Certificate in Wines and Spirits will be able to describe the characteristics of the principle wines and spirits of the world and give information on the key factors influencing style, quality and value. The qualified student will also be in a position to advise management, to answer customer queries authoritatively, and to make informed selections of wines and spirits in a variety of situations. The Course is also suitable for keen enthusiats wanting to continue their wine studies in a structured manner.

The course covers the following:

-Tasting Techniques-Burgundy and Alsace-Bordeaux and South West France-Loire,Rhone andSouthern France-Germany,Austria,Hungary-Italy-Spain and Portugal-USA,Canada and Chile,Greece-Argentina and South Africa-Sparkling wines-Fortified wine-Spirits and LiquersTasting and palate training is part of every lesson.

The course will run for 10 Tuesday evenings starting on the 4th of March 6:30pm - 8:30pm with two intensive Saturday sessions 10:30am - 5:30pm on the 15th March and the 3rd of May. The exam will be held on the evening of Tuesday 6th May and on passing you will be awarded the WSET Level 3 certificate.

Flexible payment available: first instalment of $400 required to book

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Event details

Date Tuesday 4 March 2014
Time 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Event type Wine course
Cost AU$1100
Booking required? Yes
Venue details 133 Queensbridge St., Southbank, Melbourne, VIC, Australia