Unit 3: Light Wines of the World (4 x 7 weeks of guided study)

Course Code: O4W19U301APP

Acquire specialist product knowledge and commercial understanding for the major light wine producing regions. Split into 4 elements studied at different points during the course.

Before registering for Unit # 3, you must have completed Unit # 2. It is also recommended that you take Unit # 1 prior to taking Unit #3.

The on-line version of Unit #3 is split into 4 sections:

Element #1 – Northern France & Germany

Element #2 – Southern France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Central & Southeast Europe

Element #3 – Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia

Element #4 – The Americas /USA, Canada, Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay

Each Element takes 7 weeks to complete. The entire Unit # 3 course requires 28 weeks.

Intended for distance students where regular class attendance is not possible. Includes online tuition – Elements 1,2,3,4 (28 weeks), Coursebook, 10 feedback theory test questions & 4 feedback tasting tests, full day tasting tutorial (at the Capital Wine School on Saturday, November 17 – 9:00am-12:00pm (Lunch not included), and the full day final exam on June 13, 2019.

Students who have already passed the tasting portion and wish only to avail themselves of the online theory course and theory only exam on June 13, 2019 should choose the Unit #3: Light Wines of the World Theory Only option when registering.

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

Important: When registering for this course, existing Diploma students should use the email address on file with the WSET 

Tasting Exam begins at 10:00am, check-in begins at 9:30am
Theory Exam begins at 1:30pm, check-in begins at 1:00pm

  • Start Date:
    November 10, 2018
    8:00 am
  • Finish Date:
    May 24, 2019
    5:00 pm
  • Tasting Tutorial:
    November 17, 2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Feedback Test Availability Begins:
    March 17, 2019
    8:00 am
  • Feedback Test Availability Ends:
    May 19, 2019
    5:00 pm
  • Exam Date:
    June 13, 2019
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm