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WSET Level 3 Certification Course INTENSIVE

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4 day intensive including exam, $1,350

(Register a month or more before the first class and save $100!)


REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT ARE REQUIRED ON OR BEFORE JULY 2, 2017.
IN ADDITION, THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR RESCHEDULING AFTER JULY 2.

This 4-day course will be held at Capital Wine School from July 20 to July 23.  Class will meet each day from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. On Sunday, however, class will meet from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., and the exam will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

**Please note that the cost of lunch is not included in this class. Students may bring lunch or visit one of the many eateries in the area.**

 

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

The course fee includes the classes at Capital Wine School, the WSET Level 3 study guide, and the exam at Capital Wine School.

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 and Spirits qualification.   A student must pass the WSET Level 3 exam before registering for the Diploma program.

Price: $1,350.00

Start Time: 9:00 am
End Time: 5:00 pm

Date: Jul 20, 2017

Address:
Capital Wine School
5207 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite #7, Third Floor
Washington, DC
20015
USA
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