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Wine & Spirit Education Trust Level 3 Wine Award

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Wine & Spirit Education Trust Level 3 Wine Award

January 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Earn an industry-recognized qualification through the AWS – WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

For individuals seeking to delve deeper into the world of wines, this advanced qualification provides a detailed understanding of grape growing and wine making. Upon completion you will be able to assess wines accurately and use your understanding to confidently explain wine style and quality. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.

What’s Covered: 

  • How to taste wines using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
  • Access to our Online Classroom for the duration of the course, including preparation videos.
  • In-person review and tutored tasting of wines.
  • Enrollment in WSET Global Campus for On-line Home Study from Monday, Oct. 12 -Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020

Unit 1:

  • The key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling
  • The key characteristics of the principal still, sparkling and fortified wines of the world
  • How to apply your understanding to make authoritative recommendations

Unit 2:

  • How to taste wines and evaluate quality, identity and price, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
  • Online tastings on 12 general styles of wines (students to provide their own samples).

Please review WSET course policies and the Specification for the Course. You may direct questions about the program to Questions about registration may be directed to

Participation in this WSET program is open to AWS members at a cost of $700 inclusive, which includes study materials, tuition, examination, fees. Non-member registration of $749 includes study material, tuition, examination and fees AND an individual membership in the American Wine Society. Those who cancel 15 days or more before the Oct. 12 course start date will receive a full refund. In the event a course is cancelled, registrants will receive a full refund of the course fee.


Register Here. 

If you have a disability or health problem that interferes your ability to review and sit for the test, and if your request is reasonable, you may request an accommodation by emailing



January 16
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Aaron Mandel


RL Hotel
9600 Natural Bridge Rd,
St. Louis, MO 63134 United States
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(314) 231-5007


Contact us

American Wine Society
PO Box 889
Scranton, PA 18501
(888) 297-9070