Spirited Grape Wine School offers you flexibility with our WSET courses offerings. You can choose to take accelerated full day courses, slower paced evening courses in our Providence, RI classroom or work at your own pace with our new online courses - the choice is yours! Browse our schedule to see what works best for you.

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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Benefits of WSET training

Our courses have been designed by subject matter experts and developed specifically for the industry.

  • Globally trusted and recognized

  • Job-relevant

  • Accredited by the UK Government

  • Develop tasting technique using WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting (SAT)

  • International focus and syllabus

  • Clear and transparent course and assessment structure

 

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

A beginner level introduction to wine.  

Perfect for consumers looking for an introduction to wine who have no previous wine knowledge. Discover the world of wine through this interactive online course. 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 Wines 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.

 
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ALL NEW! - WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

A beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring wines for those working in the industry or wine 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 wines. You'll learn about how to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine (SAT). Learn how environmental factors, grape-growing, winemaking and maturation options influence the style and quality of wines made from eight principal grape varieties. Experience the principals of food and wine pairing. 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 consumers looking for an introduction to spirits 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.