WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

This course gives comprehensive coverage of wines, with an increased focus both on tasting technique and on factors influencing the style, quality and price of wines from major drinks regions of the world. It is considered a prerequisite for candidates planning to study for the WSET Level 4 Diploma.

This highly professional qualification is taught by MWs, MW students, WSET Diploma graduates and other senior industry specialists. This course is NOT suitable for beginners and you will need to have either completed WSET Level 2 or have a similar level of knowledge to be able to succeed in this course. If you have any questions, please email info@thewinecentre.co.za

Who it is aimed at
  • Serious wine lovers who wish to learn about wines in a rigorous and structured manner and gain an internationally-recognised wine qualification.
  • People employed in the drinks and hospitality industries in a supervisory capacity, needing core information to advise management and customers with authority and make informed selections of wines.
The Course

Each course comprises of lesson dates (see 'Lesson Dates' below) and an exam date (See 'Exam Date' below).

The exam consists of two parts. A blind Tasting paper of two wines plus a Theory paper of both multiple choice and short answer questions. A mark of 55% is required on both the Tasting and Theory papers to pass overall.

Courses
Lessons
Dates
Exam
Date
Enrolment
Deadline
Location Book
Class
Mon 26th Feb
Tue 27th Feb
Wed 28th Feb
Thu 01st Mar
Fri 02nd Mar
05th Mar 15 Feb Johannesburg Book
Tue 13th Mar
Tue 20th Mar
Tue 27th Mar
Tue 10th Apr
Tue 17th Apr
8th May 02 Mar SOMM Hospitality Enterprises Book
Mon 18th Jun
Tue 19th Jun
Wed 20th Jun
Thu 21st Jun
Fri 22nd Jun
25th Jun 07 Jun Cape Town Book
Wed 01st Aug
Wed 08th Aug
Wed 15th Aug
Wed 22nd Aug
Wed 29th Aug
19th Sep 27 Jul SOMM Hospitality Enterprises Book
Mon 03rd Sep
Tue 04th Sep
Wed 05th Sep
Thu 06th Sep
Fri 07th Sep
10th Sep 23 Aug Johannesburg Book
Wed 17th Oct
Wed 24th Oct
Wed 31st Oct
Wed 07th Nov
Wed 14th Nov
05 Dec 12 Oct Cape Town Book
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Topics

  1. Taste, describe and analyse wines using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting®
  2. Learn how to decode and understand labels
  3. Learn about the production factors influencing the style, quality and price of wine from vineyard to bottling
  4. Learn about the styles of wines produced in the key wine regions and districts of the world: France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Greece, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, North and South America
  5. Learn about the methods of production and the main styles of sparkling wines from the key wine producing countries: France, Spain, Italy, Germany, New World - Australia, California, New Zealand, South Africa
  6. Learn about the methods of production and the main styles of fortified wines from the key wine producing countries: Spain, Portugal, France, Australia