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.
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You'll learn:

  • 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)

Class includes:

  • 32.5-hour program (30-hours of instruction and 2.5-hours exam)
  • WSET Level 3 Wine Study Kit
  • 6 Riedel Tasting Glasses
  • Tutored 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

You'll achieve:

  • 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.

           Specification                                                Level 3 Wines SAT


When, Where and How?

Classes fill up quickly! Enroll today to secure your seat.  
Classes limited to 12 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 >

Starts: 10/7/18
Schedule: Sundays, October 7 - November 4, 2018 (10:00am-5:15pm)
Exam: Sunday, November 11, 2018 10:30am-1:00pm
Availability: Open
Last Day to Register: 9/24/18

WSET Level 3 Wine Evening Course - Starts Soon! >

Starts: 2019
Schedule: 2019 (6:00pm-8:00pm)
Exam: 2019
Availability: Not yet scheduled

Don't see a schedule that works? Check back often, new classes scheduled all the time.


166 Valley Street, Building 6M Suite #103 - Providence, RI 02909 (Free parking available in the adjacent parking lot)

Tuition:  $1,450

Tuition includes all registration fees, study kit, 6 Riedel glasses, 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.