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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

Classroom Course - £680.00 - see Events Calendar for upcoming courses

Distance Learning Course - £480.00 - see Level 3 Online for further details


Candidates must hold the WSET Level 2 Certificate.  It may be possible for candidates who have considerable experience in the Industry to undertake this course after passing a Pre-Course Entry test.


84 hours in total.  Classroom: 30 Classroom Hours and 54 Home Study Hours.  The Level 3 is an intense course and candidates should be aware of the commitment recommended . Exam dates are flexible to allow for additional revision time.


  • WSET Studypack - Textbook & Workbook, SAT Tasting Card
  • Online Learning Support including Mock Assessments and feedback.
  • Guided Tasting Sessions
  • Practice Research Questions 
  • Video support resource
  • Additional Learning Support Material - Handouts, Syllabus Analysis etc
  • Tutor Support
  • Classroom: Wine Samples throughout course

The WSET Level 3 Award in Wines is an in-depth study of the world of wines.  The course is designed to advance your wine knowledge and tasting skills and to test your skills to apply this knowledge in the context of written answers.

The syllabus covers detailed aspects of grape growing and wine making, together with a geographical study of the wine regions of the world and the major influences on the styles of wines produced.  The syllabus also includes modules on Sparkling and Fortified wines which also make up part of the theory exam paper.

Tasting is a key feature of the course and you will follow the Level 3 WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting assessment process.  The Level 3 exam includes a tasting element where you are expected to produce a written tasting note on two blind wines.  The classroom course provides practice opportunities to learn and refine this skill.  Due to the tasting element of the classroom courses, all attendees must be aged over 18.

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The key subject areas are as follows:

  • 1- Course Introduction and Tasting Technique
  • 2 - The Natural Factors and Human Influences in the Vineyard
  • 3 - The Human Factors in the Winery that Influence Style, Quality and Price
  • 4 - White Wines of Burgundy, The Loire Valley, Bordeaux & Alsace
  • 5 - Red and Rose Wines of Burgundy, The Loire Valley, Bordeaux & SW France
  • 6 - Wines of the Rhone Valley, Southern France and Provence
  • 7- Wines of Spain
  • 8 - Wines of Italy
  • 9 - Wines of other Major European Regions
  • 10 - New World Wines - The Americas
  • 11 - New World Wines - Tri Nations (South Africa, Australia & New Zealand)
  • 12 - Sparkling Wines
  • 13 - Fortified Wines

Classroom Courses

The course is delivered in small groups in a relaxed home-based classroom environment, occasionally joined by Charlie the Wine Dog

The exam consists of a Tasting and Theory section.  The Tasting section is a 30 minute exam where you assess and produce a written tasting note on 2 wines.  The Theory section is made up of a 50 multiple choice question paper and a written answer paper which is divided into 4 main questions.

Classroom students will have access to our exclusive WSET Level 3 online support course containing practice multiple choice and short written answer questions with feedback opportunities.

The exam is sat on Day 6 of the course or can be sat at an alternative date to suit your study schedule.  This can be confirmed during the course.

For upcoming classroom courses, see our Events Calendar

To book a place on a course, please complete the booking form and send it to

Distance Learning Course

Start anytime and study online at your own pace. Subject areas are delivered in 8 modules containing fact sheets, tasting videos, practice questions and online resource links.   Tutor support is available throughout the course and you are invited to attend a Guided Tasting Session to calibrate your tasting skills.  

The online course contains mock assessments including a short written answer paper to submit for feedback.  The course contains a list of recommended wine samples to accompany the course.

The exam will be held in Sutton Coldfield.  The Guided Tasting Session and Exam Schedule can be found here.

Please see our Level 3 Online or contact us for more information.

Please contact us at anytime to learn more about the course and to discuss your requirements.  

Tel: 07804 494083


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