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Level 3 Award in Wines
  • Classroom Cost: $1,400.00
  • Online Cost: $1,200.00

Course Details

Duration: 32 hours or online
Includes: WSET Course book, exam fee, More than 90 wines, Course fee
Course Time: 09:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Course Date(s): Classroom Date(s)
12 Jan, 2019 to 15 Mar, 2019,
15 Mar, 2019 to 19 Apr, 2019,
16 Mar, 2019 to 17 May, 2019,
25 Mar, 2019 to 29 Mar, 2019,
13 Apr, 2019 to 14 Jun, 2019,
11 May, 2019 to 12 Jul, 2019,
08 Jun, 2019 to 09 Aug, 2019,
06 Jul, 2019 to 06 Sep, 2019,
30 Sep, 2019 to 04 Oct, 2019
Exam Date: Exam date to be 2 weeks after course completion.
Location: Seven Mile Beach - Boardroom

WSET Level 3 in Wines Award is an advanced level qualification for professionals working in the wine industry and for wine enthusiasts.

For individuals seeking to delve deeper into the world of wines, this qualification 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 and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.

What's Covered

  • The key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling
  • The major grape varieties
  • The key characteristics of the principal:
  • still wines of the world
  • sparkling wines of the world
  • fortified wines of the world
  • Label terminology
  • How to make food and wine pairings
  • How to analyse wines to account for their style and quality
  • Tutored tastings of approximately 60 wines
  • How to taste wines using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)


The exam is assessed in two parts, which take place in the last session of the course:

  • A combined theory paper consisting of 50 multiple-choice questions and four short written answer questions.
  • A tasting paper consisting of a blind tasting of two wines.

A mark of 55% is required in both parts to pass.

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