9 week course

Course Code: O3W1910APP


WSET Level III Course Outline

Week 1: Factors influencing Style, Quality and Price

Consider the key factors influencing the style, quality and price of wine from vineyard to bottling.

Week 2: Tasting Technique

Learn to taste and describe wines using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting. Includes a tasting day which is arranged by the APP.

Weeks 3-5: The influences affecting the wines of Europe

Learn about the key influences and how they produce the resulting wine styles in the key wine regions and districts of Europe.

Weeks 6-7: The influences affecting the wines of the New World

Learn about the key influences and how they produce the resulting wine styles in the key wine regions and districts of the New World. Learn about the key regional grape variety specialities of the new world.

Week 8: Sparkling Wines, Fortified Wines

Learn about the methods of production and the main styles of sparkling wines from the key wine producing countries.
Learn about the methods of production and the main styles of fortified wines from the key wine producing countries.

Week 9: Revision

Review & Examination Preparation. The exam takes 2 & ½ hours and consists of short answer questions, multiple choice, and blind tasting assessment. *The exam must be taken at the Capital Wine School.

Study materials will be mailed to students 5-7 days before the course start date via USPS Priority Mail.

WSET Level III On-Line Course Cost: $995

***The registration deadline for this course is May 24, 2019 and there are no refunds or rescheduling after this date. Requests for registration after the registration deadline will be considered on a case by case basis and will be assessed a $50 late registration processing fee.

  • Exam Date
    August 24, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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