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Wine & Spirit Education Trust - Level 3 Intensive Course (4 Days)

July 20, 2017 (Thu) from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Capital Wine School
5207 Wisconsin Ave; Suite 7
Washington, DC 20015

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Cost: $1,350

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WSET Level 3 Certification INTENSIVE Course

4 day intensive including exam, $1,350

(Register a month or more before the first class and save $100!)

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT ARE REQUIRED ON OR BEFORE JULY 2, 2017.
IN ADDITION, THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR RESCHEDULING AFTER JULY 2.

This 4-day course will be held at Capital Wine School from July 20 to July 23 Class will meet each day from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. On Sunday, however, class will meet from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., and the exam will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

**Please note that the cost of lunch is not included in this class. Students may bring lunch or visit one of the many eateries in the area.**

The aim of the course is to provide detailed analysis of the principal wines and spirits of the world. Students will also benefit from in-depth tastings where they will learn to identify product style and quality. Emphasis is given to tasting assessment skills. Course content includes the following:

Unit 1 – Wines of the World

  • Production of Wine (location, viticulture, vinification, maturation, and bottling)
  • France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Central and South Eastern Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, North America, South and Central America
  • Still Wines
  • Sparkling Wines
  • Fortified (Liqueur) Wines
  • This unit is evaluated by a multiple-choice paper of 50 questions and a question paper requiring short written answers.

Unit 2 – Tasting and Evaluating Wines of the World

  • How to taste wines and evaluate the quality, style and price.
  • Students will learn to write tasting notes by tasting and assessing 8-10 wines during each class.
  • This unit is assessed by a blind tasting paper of two wines.

The exam consists of a multiple-choice paper of 50 questions, a question paper requiring short written answers, and full written tasting notes on two wines. Those who pass the exam receive the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines, an internationally recognized credential in the wine industry.

The course fee includes the classes at Capital Wine School, the WSET Level 3 study guide, and the exam at Capital Wine School.

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