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WSET Level 3 Wine ONLINE

ONLINE course with LIVE tuition via ZOOM

For individuals seeking to delve deeper into the world of wines, this qualification provides a detailed understanding of grape growing and wine making. Upon completion you will be able to assess wines accurately, and use your understanding to confidently explain wine style and quality.

Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET Level 3 in Wines certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.


WSET Level 3 Wines ONLINE

The Level 3 Award in Wines online course covers the same syllabus as the classroom course but is delivered by ZOOM - you will taste and learn in a LIVE study group guided by one of our certified wine educators – a great opportunity to meet, chat, and taste with fellow enthusiasts!

Why choose to study online with us:

  • Our courses offer a near classroom experience online - you will be tutored through your course by a professionally qualified wine tutor, they are not 'self-study' or 'distance learning' courses
  • Our courses cover the same content as the classroom courses
  • You will be able to interact LIVE with your tutor and ask any questions you have
  • We offer a different course formats including evening, weekend and condensed courses so you can choose the format that suits your schedule

What you'll learn

Unit 1
The key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling
How these key factors influence the key characteristics of the principal still wines of the world, sparkling wines of the world and fortified wines of the world
How to apply your understanding to explain wine style and quality
Unit 2
How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)If you are an employer wishing to train your staff this course will equip them with knowledge and understanding of a wide range of products.

Unit 1 is assessed by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions and a paper of short written answers. Unit 2 is assessed by a blind tasting of two wines.

Entry requirement
It is recommended that you hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines or can demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge. This course is suitable for keen wine enthusiasts and people working in the drinks industry and hospitality such as sommeliers and hotel, restaurant and pub staff , wine retail staff and managers, wine buyers and distributors and staff at wine wholesalers.

Exam: To obtain the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines Qualification, you will need to successfully pass an exam IN PERSON. The exam takes the form of a 30 min tasting paper and a 2 hour Theory Paper that is made up of 50 multiple-choice questions and 4 Short Written Answer questions. You must answer at least 55% correctly in BOTH papers in order to pass the exam and gain your Level 3 in Wines qualification.

Note: All live virtual sessions will be recorded, so if you are unable to attend one of the sessions, you can revisit the lesson in your own time.

Course Format:

  • The course will have 6 LIVE virtual taught lessons with our senior tutors qualified to WSET Diploma-level.
  • Enrolled students will also receive practice short written answer questions and multiple-choice questions following each weeks live tutorials. You will get feedback on your answers and also on your tasting notes so that you can improve your technique each week. You will also have access to a series of useful videos.

The Course Fee Includes:

  • Course study pack (posted to students)
  • Access to LIVE virtual taught lessons with WSET Certified Tutor
  • Exclusive access to practice short written answer and multiple choice questions
  • Weekly tutor feedback on your tasting notes and practice revision work
  • Professional WSET tuition
  • Practice tasting clinic in person with a mock tasting paper
  • Exam & all related examination fees
  • Internationally-recognised WSET qualification certificate and pin for those who pass the online exam
  • West London Wine School provide a tasting kit containing 50ml samples of all wines tasted on the course.

Course Wines:

West London's course fee includes a tasting kit of 50ml samples of all wines tasted on the course (over 60 in total).

For other Wine Schools, please check, as wines may not be included in the price, but we will include a link for to purchase selected wines for the course.

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Frequently Asked Questions

WSET Courses FAQs

Can you do WSET courses ONLINE?

You can take the courses WSET Level 1 ONLINE, WSET Level 2 ONLINE, and WSET Level 3 Online

You can then elect to take the exams at a selection of wine school locations

OR you can also take the exams Online for WSET L1 and WSET L2, but you will need to take the exam plus attend a blind tasting in-person for WSET L3.

Beginner to Expert

Our courses are perfect for everybody from the complete beginner to the budding enthusiast. The emphasis on all our events is having fun & learning more - by tasting.

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Since 2013 we have helped over 20,000 customers achieve success at Levels 1, 2, & 3. The UKs No 1 - Study WSET Courses with the 2015 Riedel WSET Educator of the Year Winner

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