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WSET Level 3 Award in Sake (4-Day Course)

Saturday 18 May 2019


  1. Ideal for saké professionals or saké enthusiasts
  2. You are encouraged to have completed the WSET Level 1 Award in Sake programme (or equivalent) before registering on this course. Please contact us for a free test if you'd like to be considered for direct admission.
  3. Taught by Marie, our WSET Certified Educator for Sake. Track record for Level 3 Sake: 86% of her students passed with "distinction" or "merit" in 2018!
  4. 37 premium sakés will be tasted as part of the course
  5. The course fee includes WSET's official study materials, classroom tuition, examination, postage and a two-week online pre-study programme
  6. Unlimited study support and exercise corrections via email/WhatsApp outside of the classroom
  7. You'll enjoy an exclusive discount on the sakés presented in class
  8. Exclusive mirin-making session – roll your sleeves up and make your own mirin (味醂; a sweet cooking condiment similar to saké) to take home! (details to be confirmed)
  9. 1 x FREE ticket (worth up to £45) for our wine/spirits/saké tasting events
  10. Students passing the exam with “merit”/“distinction” will receive a £15/£25 voucher, respectively, for purchasing saké and/or books at VSF Shop
  11. Post-exam celebration with the Educator at a saké bar/restaurant and practise your saké tasting skills! (optional)

Registration closes 20 days prior to the first day of the course as candidates are required to complete a two-week online pre-study programme.

IMPORTANT: This is a "Ninja" level course. To pass the exam, in addition to classroom attendance, you should be prepared to dedicate a minimum of 28 hours to study time outside of the classroom.

Where? Central London (Zone1/2)

When? 18 + 19 + 25 + 26 May 2019 (Sat + Sun + Sat + Sun; 4 days in total)18 May 2019 (Sat) 09:00-17:0019 May 2019 (Sun) 09:00-17:00 (between 20 May and 24 May: unlimited study support and exercise corrections via email/WhatsApp)25 May 2019 (Sat) 09:00-17:00 (including revision & mock exam)26 May 2019 (Sun) 09:00-13:30 (including final revision and a 2.5-hour exam)Post-exam celebration with the Educator at a saké bar/restaurant and practise your saké tasting skills! (optional)

How much? £818 only (£788 per person for two or more persons booking together)

And finally, the fine print…

  1. You must be of legal drinking age (18+ years old) to attend this course.
  2. Both the course and the examination will be conducted in English – so a good level of English is beneficial
  3. This course requires a minimum number of 15 students per session to run. So, please spread the word and invite your friends and colleagues to tag along! 

Details & registration:

Event details

Saturday 18 May 2019
09:00 to 17:00
Wine course
Booking required
Venue details
VSF Wine Education, Unit 11A, City Business Centre, Lower Road London