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WSET Award in Wines Level 3

Christchurch, New Zealand

  • Price: AUD ($)1,695 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School NZSWS
  • Location Christchurch, New Zealand
  • All Dates Please contact us for dates and availability
  • Duration 5 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included No

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

All students must have successfully completed Level 2 before enrolling in Level 3.

This qualification is intended to provide core knowledge of the wide range of wines from around the world, with in-depth study over 5 intensive days. Study packs are delivered once enrolments are closed so students can familiarise themselves with the materials. This course requires at least 56 hours of self study once the course has started.

The 2.5 hour final exam comprises 60 multiple choice questions, 4 short answer questions and a blind tasting of two wines.

Course Induction and Tasting Technique

The Natural Factors and Human Influences in the Vineyard

The Human Factors in the Winery that Influence Style, Quality and Price

White Wines of Germany, Alsace, Austria and the Tokaj region of Hungary

White Wines of Burgundy, the Loire Valley and Bordeaux

Red and Rosé Wines of Bordeaux, South West France and the Loire Valley.

Red Wines of Burgundy and the Red and White Wines of the Northern Rhône Valley

Red, White and Rosé wines of the Southern Rhône Valley, Southern France; Red wines of Spain (1) and white?wines of Spain and Portugal

Red Wines of Northern Spain (2) and Red and White Wines of Northern Italy

Red and White Wines of Central and Southern Italy, the Red Wines of Portugal, and the Red and White wines of Greece

Premium Red Wine Regions of the New World

Premium White Wine Regions of the New World

Regional Specialities of the New World

Sparkling Wines

Fortified Wines

NOTE: Students should attend all five days.

2015 Course Fee : $1695.00 inc GST

(includes WSET course study materials, tuition, wines, and exam fee).


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