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WSET Level 3 Award In Wines Online & Live

Mon, June 6, 2022 (6:30 PM - 9:30 PM)

Cost: $1,395

Online & live series (class recordings available*) with wine samples included


Includes all WSET study materials, wine tasting samples selected by Jay Youmans MW, 10 online sessions guided by a CWS instructor, and the examination.

This 10-class virtual course will be held online on the following dates:  June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15. The exam will be held in person at the Capital Wine School on August 28 from 6:00pm – 8:30pm. 

The aim of the course is to provide detailed analysis of the principal wines 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.

Note: This qualification is open to students who hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits or can demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge. It is recommended that students complete the Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits before progressing to the Level 3 Award. This qualification is a prerequisite for candidates planning to study for the WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines qualification.  A student must pass the WSET Level 3 exam before registering for the Diploma program.

32.5 Guided Learning Hours (including the 2.5 hour examination) and 51.5 hours private study.

Additional Information 

Wine sample/study guide pickups: Students who are local to the DC/VA/MD area will pick up their study pack and wine samples for classes 1-5 curbside at the Capital Wine School on Friday, June 3 between 12pm – 5pm and will pick up their wine samples for classes 6-10 between 12pm – 5pm on Friday, July 15. Please make a note of the wine sample/study guide pickup date mentioned in the schedule above, as it will not appear on your registration confirmation. We cannot accommodate requests for wine sample pickups in advance of the date/times mentioned above. Students who are unable to come to the school to pick up their wine samples and study guide may have their materials shipped to them for an additional shipping fee – please email info@capitalwineschool.com for more information. Requests for shipping must be received at least 7 business days in advance. Wine samples and study materials for those who request and pay for shipping will ship to arrive on June 6 (for classes 1-5) and July 18 (wine samples only for classes 6-10), and we cannot accommodate requests for earlier arrival. 

Invitation to join course: Cisco Webex or Zoom invitations will be emailed the day before or the morning of the first class.

More information:
https://capitalwineschool.com/events/wset-level-3-award-in-wines-online-live-wine-samples-included-7/

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  • wine
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  • wset level 3
  • level 3

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