Online Exams Now Available for Levels 1 and 2!
We are so excited to announce that we are now able to offer online exams for Levels 1 and 2 students. The exam date will be coordinated with you after registration, at a date and time of your choosing (must be after your course ending date).
We will be resuming courses scheduled for June 1, 2020 or later. All in-person courses will adhere to social distancing measures, and enhanced cleaning of classroom tables and high-traffic surfaces. The Governor of Nevada recommends the use of face coverings, which we will be able to implement apart from during the tastings.
We are still running online courses, and you are welcome to order any course materials to study ahead for any course, in-person or online.
All Level 3 exams will be taken at the earliest available opportunity. Levels 1 and 2 students are now able to take their exams online. In-person exams scheduled for June course days are still going ahead as planned.
We will post any updates if the situation changes and in-person courses need to be re-scheduled!
ITALIAN WINE SCHOLAR UNIT 2: 3-DAY COURSE JULY 10-12!
Embark on the most comprehensive specialization program on Italian wines!
The Italian Wine Scholar™ curriculum is an Italian wine education program designed to provide committed students of wine with the most advanced and comprehensive specialization program on Italy! Created by native Italian, Maurizio Broggi, DipWSET, IWS, FWS with the support of the Italian wine DOC/G consortia, this specialization program is designed for advanced students of wine, whether professionals or serious wine hobbyists.
Love Italian wines and just want to learn more about them without the pressure of an exam? No problem, click the link below for more information.
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
WSET's Level 2 course is perfect students looking to establish a core understanding of wines. This beginner to intermediate level is particularly helpful for those students working in the industry or wine enthusiasts seeking to expand their knowledge.
It is suitable wherever a good level of wine knowledge is required to underpin job skills and competencies, for example in the customer service and sales functions of hospitality, retailing and wholesaling industries. It is also useful for those who have a general interest in wine and wish to broaden their knowledge.
Successful candidates will be able to describe and compare the styles of wines produced from internationally and regionally important grape varieties, interpret wine labels from the main wine-producing regions of the world and give basic guidance on appropriate selection and service, as well as understand the principles of wine tasting and evaluation. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.