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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines Online

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines Online

Course Length:
9 week(s)
Number of Modules:
9 module(s)
Total Hours:
90 hour(s)
Study Pack:

This course is not available for online booking. If you want to learn more about WSET Level 3 Award in Wines Online please contact us by telephone, email or use our contact form.

About the Course

The course is based around a 9-week structured online programme with a recommendation of 10 hours study per week to cover the online activities and read the relevant chapters in the textbook. There is also a 1 day tasting tutorial. The course follows a weekly structure and it is important to keep up with the work set for that week. The educator is not obliged to assess the student’s work if they fall behind. Regular access and participation in the course online activities is essential for this mode of study.

Course Structure:

  • Module 1: Factors Affecting Style, Quality amd Price of Wine
  • Module 2: Tasting Technique, Wine Laws and Service
  • Module 3-5: Factors Affecting the Wine, Style and Quality of Wines from Europe
  • Module 6-7: Factors Affecting the Wine, Style and Quality of Wines from the Rest od the World
  • Module 8: Sparkling and Fortified Wines
  • Module 9: Revision & Resources


The exam will take place after the advertised finish date of the course. The exam will be held at WineMatters Office.

Useful Links:

The Wine and Spirit Education Trust - for more information on our courses as well as useful documents to support your study:

The Institute of Masters of Wine - the wine trade’s more prestigious qualification:

Decanter Magazine - for news and current events in the wine trade:

The Drinks Business - news and articles relating to the wine trade:  Michael participates in panel tastings for The Drinks Business.

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association - useful information and links relating specifically to the UK wine and spirits industry including the indispensable UK trade diary:

WineSearcher - A useful site for checking current prices and availability for most wines:

Winetraders - Michael’s wine importing company. You can find more information on some of the wines tasted on the course:


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