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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines


WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

VSF Wine Education is one of the very few Approved Programme Providers in London accredited by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) to offer WSET Awards in Wines & Spirits at Levels 1, 2 and 3.

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits

Advanced Level

For individuals seeking to delve deeper into the world of wines, this qualification provides a detailed understanding of grape growing and wine making. Upon completion you will be able to assess wines accurately, and use your understanding to confidently explain wine style and quality.

Course Synopsis:

  1. The key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling
  2. How these key factors influence the key characteristics of the principal
    1. Still wines of the world
    2. Sparkling wines of the world
    3. Fortified wines of the world
  3. How to apply your understanding to explain wine style and quality
  4. How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)

This course is for professionals working in the wine industry and for wine enthusiasts.

After successful completion, you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.

Specification (as of July 2017; downloadable PDF)

You are required to have completed the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits (or equivalent) before registering on this course.

5-Day Course (5 Fridays or Saturdays; 9:30-17:30)

Nov/Dec 2018: 2/11 + 9/11 + 16/11 + 23/11 + 30/11 (+ 7/12 (Fri) Exam)

Mar/Apr 2019: 9/3 + 16/3 + 23/3 + 30/3 + 6/4 (+ 14/4 (Sun) Exam)

Jun/Jul 2019: 15/6 + 22/6 + 29/6 + 6/7 + 13/7 (+ 21/7 (Sun) Exam)

Sept/Oct 2019: 21/9 + 28/9 + 5/10 + 12/10 + 19/10 (+ 27/10 (Sun) Exam)

Event details

Date Saturday 9 March 2019
Time 09:30am to 5:30pm
Event type Wine course
Cost £788
Booking required? Yes
Venue details VSF Wine Education, City Business Centre, SE16, London, United Kingdom
info@vsf.wine