Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET)

WSET provides best-in-class education and qualifications to inspire and empower the world’s wine and spirits professionals and enthusiasts. 

WSET qualifications are globally recognized as the international standard in wine and spirit knowledge. They are designed for those who are just starting out in their careers, as well as established professionals, and the many enthusiasts who have a passion for wines and spirits.

 
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WSET Level 1 Award in Wine

A beginner level introduction to wine.  

Perfect for both consumers looking for an introduction to wine and individuals looking to get into the wine industry who have no previous wine knowledge. Discover the world of wine through a hands-on introduction. You'll learn about the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately. You will also explore the principals of food and wine pairing. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

 

WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits

A beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring wines and spirits for those working in the industry or wine and spirit enthusiasts.

Designed for individuals seeking a core understanding of wines, both professionals in hospitality, retail and wholesale industries as well as enthusiasts interested in learning about wine and spirits. You'll learn about major grape varieties from the important wine regions in the world.  Discover the factors that influence wine style. Explore the production methods of still, sparkling, sweet and fortified wines. Experience the principals of food and wine pairing. Receive a basic overview of the key categories of spirits and liqueurs. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate, lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.

 

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

An advanced level qualification for professionals working in the wine industry and for wine enthusiasts.

Advanced level course developed for professionals in hospitality, retail and wholesale industries desiring more in-depth knowledge in wine. Also, for the wine enthusiast and collector seeking to delve deeper into the world of wines. This course 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. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate, lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.

 

WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits

A beginner level introduction in spirits.

Perfect for both consumers looking for an introduction to spirits and individuals looking to get into the spirits industry who have no previous spirits knowledge. Discover the world of spirits through a hands-on introduction. You'll learn about the main types and styles of spirits through sight, smell and taste while also gaining the basic skills to describe spirits accurately. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

 

WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits

A beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring spirits for those working in the industry or spirit enthusiasts.

Designed for individuals seeking a core understanding of spirits, both professionals in hospitality, retail and wholesale industries as well as enthusiasts interested in learning about spirits. You'll learn how the production methods affect the characteristics of spirits and liqueurs. Explore key brands and the use of spirits in cocktails. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate, lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.