WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
An advanced level qualification for professionals working in the wine industry and for wine enthusiasts
Anyone wanting a thorough understanding of the key factors that account for the style, quality and price of primary still, sparkling and fortified wines of the world.
Professionals in retail and hospitality industries looking for the knowledge to advise management, make informed selections of wines and answer customer questions authoritatively.
Wine enthusiasts and collectors searching for more in-depth understanding on wines of the world including assessing quality and price.
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits or equivalent experience is strongly recommended. If you have any questions please contact Spirited Grape.
At least 21 years of age.
Key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling
How these key factors influence the key characteristics of the principal
still wines of the world
sparkling wines of the world
fortified wines of the world
How to apply your understanding to explain wine style and quality
How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine (SAT)
32.5-hour program (30-hours of instruction and 2.5-hours exam)
WSET Level 3 Wine Study Kit
Guided tastings of over 75 wines
WSET Level 3 Wine exam - 50 multiple choice questions, a paper of short written answers, and a blind tasting of two wines
Successful candidates receive the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines certificate and lapel pin.
For more information and full details on the course, please download the Specification below.
When, Where and How?
Classes fill up quickly! Enroll today to secure your seat.
Classes limited to 16 people (Got a group? Contact us for rates for groups 5 or more)
Current Course Offerings:
WSET Level 3 Wine Day Course - Starts 10/7/18 >
Schedule: Sundays, October 7 - November 4, 2018 (10:00am-5:15pm)
Duration: 5 weeks plus exam
Exam: Sunday, November 11, 2018 1:00pm-3:00pm
WSET Level 3 Wine Evening Course - Starts 2/25/19 >
Schedule: Mondays, February 25-June 17, 2019 (7:00pm-9:00pm)
Duration: 15 weeks plus exam
Exam: Monday, June 17, 2019 7:00pm-9:00pm
Don't see a schedule that works? Check back often, new classes scheduled all the time.
60 Valley Street, Suite #105 - Providence, RI 02909 (Free parking available in the adjacent parking lot)
Tuition includes all registration fees, study kit, classroom instruction, exam and wines tasted in class. Select "Enroll Now" to pay by Visa, MasterCard or American Express. Please contact Spirited Grape at 401-632-0149 for alternative payment methods.