WSET Level 3 – Advanced Certificate in Wines and Spirits


The WSET Level 3

Advanced Certificate in Wines and Spirits

The WSET Level 3 Advanced Certificate is intended to provide in-depth knowledge of a wide range of wines and spirits and is open to students who hold the WSET Level 2 Certificate or can demonstrate knowledge at Intermediate level through completion of equivalent courses or sufficient experience in the wine and spirit industry.

This qualification is also suitable for the wine enthusiast wishing to build on knowledge gained at level 2. All sessions include tastings.

The Advanced Certificate is a unitized course, covering wines and spirits of the world in considerable depth, and students are required to prove competency in theory and tasting. The examination for the Advanced Certificate is in 2 parts: a theory exam of 50 multiple choice questions and 4 short-answer questions, plus a tasting examination consisting of a blind tasting of 2 wines. All course materials, program syllabus, examinations and registration are overseen by Peter Neptune of Neptune School of wine, WSET CENTRE 838.

Course Programme

  • Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting
  • Viticulture and Vinification
  • France 1: Bordeaux and South-West France
  • France 2: Burgundy and Alsace
  • Loire, Rhone and South of France
  • Germany, Austria, Hungary, UK
  • Italy, Spain, Portugal
  • Eastern Europe, New Zealand and South Africa
  • The Americas, Australia
  • Sparkling Wines
  • Fortified Wines
  • Spirits and Liquers

Advanced Course Level 3 Schedule

Level 3 Class Session in San Diego: ENROLLING FOR Fall 2014

Classes meet on Sundays from 10am-3pm for eight weeks. ?Class dates: September 21, 28, October 5, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, Exam December 7th.

The Advanced Certification costs $1350 for the teaching and all course materials. There is a flat $150 discount passed onto students who have taken the level 2 program from me. 10% booking discounts if you enroll with at least one other person.

For further information, contact Lindsay Pomeroy by

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