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WHAT’S NEW! - FEATURED PRODUCTS

Welcome to our course catalog! Check out our latest offerings below or browse our full catalog menu on the left to find the right course for you. Cheers to Learning!

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

Our WSET Level 1 course will help you begin to talk and taste like a professional, including a 6 bottle (100 ml) wine tasting kit. Gain the basic skills to describe wines accurately. Have a systematic approach to tasting and identifying wine types. Know the fundamental principles of food and wine pairing.

Online 1-Day Virtual Napa Tampa Nashville Santa Barbara Costa Mesa Denver

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

Identify the major grape varieties and important regions that define the world’s key wines. Decode label information to understand a wine’s quality and style. Calibrate your tasting skills to our NVWA instructors using the WSET’s Level 2 Systematic Approach to Wine Tasting (SAT).

Online Napa Tampa Nashville Costa Mesa Denver Santa Barbara Bootcamp

WSET Level 4 Diploma Overview

As WSET’s highest certification, Diploma offers an expert-level understanding of the factors influencing a wine’s style, quality and price. You’ll build theoretical ⁠and practical knowledge through in-depth study of numerous wine regions and by honing your tasting skills.

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

Understand the key factors in wine production including location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling. Identify key characteristics of still, sparkling and fortified wines of the world. Evaluate wines with blind tasting using WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting® (SAT)

Online Napa Bootcamp Exam Prep

Wine 101 Foundation™

Begin your journey to get the tools to sharpen your tasting skills. Be able to select, store & serve wine with confidence. Know how grape types & winemaking techniques influence taste.

Online

Argentina Wine Specialist™️ Online Course

Argentina Wine - A Complete Certification Course on the Wines and Wine Regions of Argentina The Argentina Wine Specialist™️ is the first and only certification course endorsed by the Wines of Argentina trade organization.  The course and certification give you the knowledge you need to…

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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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Street View of HQ

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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