Includes exclusive cooperage, vineyard and winery field trip during the course. Get involved and learn hands-on during the spring growing season.
Join us for a unique opportunity to learn about the world of wine in a hands-on experience, in the heart of America’s wine country. This “hands-on course” includes getting down and dirty with visits to barrel coopers, vineyards, and the cellar. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime chance to fully understand what makes wine from Napa Valley so unique. Our experts from the vineyards and cellars give you a hands-on behind the scenes view and explanation of the winemaking processes, including all the touching, smelling, and tasting required to produce outstanding wines. Rub elbows with some of Napa’s most talented winemakers and find out firsthand what inspires them to make great wine. We are the ONLY WSET provider in the United States to offer you this unique learning opportunity. Get an insider’s view into what makes the Napa Valley one of the most renowned wine regions in the world. See for yourself where winemaking theory and practical techniques come together in this immersive course. Space is limited and awarded on a first come first served basis.Learn more about the WSET Level 3 curriculum here.
PLEASE NOTE that Level 3 WSET courses take place over seven consecutive days (with the exam held on day 8):
- Sunday, March 24th to Saturday, March 30th 9 am to 4:30 pm
- Sunday, March 31st Exam 10 am to 1:30 pm
The class is taught at our education center in Napa and includes field study trips to a cooperage, vineyard properties where you will learn about viticulture and to wineries where you will learn winemaking first hand.
Price $2,500 (includes all study materials, wines, field-trip transportation, lunch during the course, exam fees, and instructors vintner dinner, and online learning module)