WSET L3 in Wines
Who is it aimed at?
You should have passed the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits or show a similar knowledge level. We strongly recommend that you take the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits before taking the Level 3.
The studying materials as well as the examination can be in simplified Chinese or English.
Provide a core knowledge of the wide range of wines and spirits around the world to equip those in a supervisory capacity with the authority and confidence to make informed decisions in a wide variety of trade situations.
Unit 1 – World of Wines and Spirits
1- Wine production (regions, viticulture, winemaking, maturation, bottling and labelling)
2- Wine regions of France, Italy, Spain and Portugal
3- Wine regions of Germany, Middle and South East Europe
4- Wine regions of South-Africa
5- Wine regions of Australia and New-Zealand
6- Wine regions of North, South and Central America
7- Fortified wines
8- World of spirits and liqueurs
9- Suggestions and service for customers
This unit’s exam consists in a multiple choice paper of 50 questions and a question paper requiring short written answers.
Unit 2 – Tasting
1- WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting®
2- How to assess a wine’s quality, style and price
This unit’s exam consists in a full written tasting notes on TWO wines tasted blind.
WSET L1 in Wines
This Qualification was initially created for the front-of-house staff within the on-trade sector.
WSET L2 in Wines and Spirits
People employed in the drinks and hospitality industries with little previous knowledge of alcoholic beverages.
WSET L3 in Wines
You should have passed the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits or show a similar knowledge level.