WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
Wine journey over the world

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) is the largest global provider of wine, spirits and sake qualifications. Trusted by the world’s most recognised drinks organisations, WSET has led the design and delivery of wine and spirit education for five decades. With four progressive levels of study offered through a network of course providers in more than 70 countries and translated into multiple languages, WSET qualifications inspire and empower drinks professionals and enthusiasts.

WSET’s Level 3 Award in Wines is a beginner – to intermediate-level qualification exploring wines, suitable for industry professionals and wine enthusiasts.

This qualification is intended for beginners wishing to learn about a wide range of wines or those seeking to build on the introductory knowledge gained with the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines. You’ll gain knowledge of the principal and regionally important grape varieties of the world, the regions in which they are grown, and the styles of wine they produce. Through a combination of tasting and theory, you’ll explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines - Alexandre MA

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

  • 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)

Course delivery

At least 30 hours of classroom study time required by WSET, we deliver 6 days of classroom study at least 7 hours per day.


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


Entry requirements

It is recommended that you hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits or can demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge. You must be of legal drinking age in the country where you are attending the course and exam to participate in any alcohol tasting.

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines - Alexandre MA
WSET Level 3 Award in Wines - Alexandre MA



  1. For more information and full details on the course requirements, please download the Specification.
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  2. WSET Level 3 Award in wines – The Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine.
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  3. Please read the WSET Course Booking Terms and Conditions before registering for this course. If there is a refund or extension before class, please apply to the terms and conditions.
  4. Before paying the tuition fee, please contact the course consultant Amiao or send a consultation email to submit the registration information form. The registration information will only be used for WSET exam application and will not be used for other commercial purposes or third-party platforms. The registration will take effect only upon receipt of our registration confirmation. The school does not reserve seats in advance. Thank you for your understanding.

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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines - Alexandre MA