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Napa Valley Wine Academy: the wine academy near me

No matter where you are in the world, Napa Valley Wine Academy is your local beverage school, thanks to our exceptional online education programs that brings wine, beer, spirits, and sake education directly to you. As pioneers in digital beverage education, we remove geographical barriers, making comprehensive, engaging, and accessible learning available right on your […]

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Unlocking the Wine Industry: How WSET Wine Level 2 Paves the Way

The allure of the wine industry lies not just in the romanticism of wine itself but in the diverse opportunities it offers: from wine production and sales to education and sommelier services. However, for many aspiring to join this vibrant industry, the challenge often comes with taking that first step — particularly without prior experience

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Navigating the Transition from WSET Level 2 to WSET Wine Level 3

Deciding between starting your wine education journey with WSET Level 2 or jumping straight into Level 3 can be a pivotal choice for aspiring wine enthusiasts and professionals. This guide will help illuminate the differences between these levels and advise on the best starting point for your wine education journey, especially when considering the WSET

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Gifting the Joy of Wine: Start Your Journey with WSET Wine Level 1 at Napa Valley Wine Academy

There is an old proverb that goes, “Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day, but teach him to fish and he’ll eat for a lifetime.” Well, the world of wine education offers a similar philosophy. You see, WSET Level 1 isn’t just about gifting someone a bottle of wine for a

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Enhancing Wine Selection Skills with Napa Valley Wine Academy’s WSET Level 2 Award in Wine

Diving into Napa Valley Wine Academy’s WSET 2 Award in Wines marks the beginning of a significant leap in wine knowledge and selection skills. This comprehensive course not only sharpens personal wine selection capabilities but also equips you with the acumen to choose wines for others effectively. By thoroughly exploring diverse grape varieties and wine

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Is WSET Level 2 a Sommelier or a pathway to becoming a Sommelier?

What is a Sommelier? Exploring the Foundations with Napa Valley Wine Academy What is a Sommelier? When it comes to wine expertise, the term ‘sommelier’ resonates with prestige and profound knowledge. The term “sommelier” carries distinct meanings depending on the context. To some, it signifies the job role within a restaurant, where a sommelier is

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Understanding What Does WSET Stand For (Wine & Spirit Education Trust)

When asking “What does WSET stand for?”, the answer unfolds in two significant parts. Primarily, WSET represents the Wine and Spirit Education Trust, a global leader dedicated to wine and spirits education and qualifications. Beyond its literal meaning, WSET also embodies excellence in beverage education. It symbolizes a commitment to nurturing knowledgeable professionals and enthusiasts

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Navigating Online WSET Level 1 and Online WSET Level 2 Exams: A Guide to Success

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) offers globally recognized qualifications in wines, beer, spirits, and sake. With the advent of online learning, WSET has adapted its examination process to accommodate students worldwide through invigilated online exams. This article delves into the online WSET Level 1 and Level 2 exams, providing essential insights into preparing

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IN-PERSON COURSE & WORKSHOP REFUNDS & TRANSFERS

Cancellations of confirmed in-person course enrollments and workshops are accepted up to 60 days before the start of the course. An administration fee of $50 plus the full cost of the study materials and exam fees will be deducted, and the remainder of the course fee refunded to the payee. Separate WSET exam cancellation/transfer rules apply.
Transfers of a confirmed enrollment to another course are accepted 60 days before the course start date with an administration fee of $50.

Cancellations less than 60 days before the in-person course start date or course no shows forfeit any refund/transfer options unless students can provide medical documentation. If medical documentation is provided, students can be transferred to a later course. No refunds will be applied.

Course Transfers cannot be carried forward to the next academic year (which commenced on January 1).

Students are highly encouraged to purchase separate travel insurance.

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Flamingo Hotel Las Vegas

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

February 12, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Pacific)

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3555 Las Vegas Blvd

Las Vegas, NV 89109

 

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Mariott Santa Ynez

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

April 23, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Pacific)

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555 McMurray Road

Buelton, CA 93427

 

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Art Hotel Denver

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

March 5, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Mountain)

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1201 Broadway

Denver, CO 80203

 

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Aloft Nashville

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

February 12, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Central)

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1719 West End Ave.

Nashville, TN 37203

 

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Epicurean Hotel

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

March 19, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Eastern)

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1207 S Howard Ave,

Tampa, FL 33606

 

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Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

January 22, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Pacific)

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2501 Oak Street

Napa, CA 94559

 

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