NEW FWS DATES ANNOUNCED!
We will now be offering a 3-day FWS course! This is perfect for professionals unable to attend the weekly courses. Our next FWS course will be offered December 13-15, 2019. Exam will be held January 25, 2019. Students will taste over 50 French wines during the weekend!
FRENCH WINE SCHOLAR AND ITALIAN WINE SCHOLAR CLASSES NOW AVAILABLE!
Looking for an in-depth study program for the wines of France and Italy? French Wine Scholar and Italian Wine Scholar programs provide a critical level of knowledge for those students working in food and beverage venues with wine programs, particularly venues with an emphasis on French or Italian wines. Serious wine enthusiasts will find these program provide an in-depth look at the different French and Italian regions and styles, allowing them to make more informed purchase decisions, and find new favorite regions!
LEVEL 3 COURSES - REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE!
The WSET Level 3 course is an advanced wine course suited for industry professionals working in hospitality, wholesale, and retail, or wine enthusiasts looking to gain an in-depth understanding of wines. Students will gain detailed knowledge regarding factors that influence the quality, style and price of wines around the world. This course provides detailed coverage of grape growing and winemaking. Students will also learn to assess wine accurately, and be able to explain the factors contributing to different wine price points.
WSET LEVEL 1 AWARD IN WINES
For individuals new to wine study, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. Students will explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately, and make food and wine pairings. Upon successful completion candidates will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.
WSET LEVEL 2 AWARD IN WINES AND SPIRITS
For individuals seeking a core understanding of wines, this qualification explores the major grape varieties and important wine regions in which they are grown. Students will learn about the styles of wines produced from these grapes as well as key classifications and labelling terminology. A basic overview of the key categories of spirits and liqueurs will also be provided. Upon successful completion candidates will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.
INSTRUCTION LOCATION - WE'VE MOVED!!
Our classes are now held at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Harry Reid Research & Technology Park. The Park is located at 8400 W. Sunset Rd. Las Vegas, NV. The Research Park is built to foster research and innovation from student startups, which we will be undertaking with future research dedicated to wine technology, consumer behavior, and artificial intelligence for the wine industry. More information regarding the Research Park can be found here.