How to Choose Wine Like A Pro

Never Feel Intimidated in the Wine Aisle Again

Learn the secrets to choosing the right wine for the right occasion

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How to Choose Wine Like A Pro

The beginning of the WSET certification path

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BEGINNER

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4 WEEKS

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28 HRS OF STUDY

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4 LOCATIONS

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ONLINE

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CERTIFICATION

Does this sound like you?

You want to speak with confidence about the textures, styles and regions of wine.
You’re ready to dip your toes into the world of wine, but don’t want to feel totally overwhelmed.
You need practical guidance on tasting and pairing that you can actually use.

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Level Up Your Wine IQ

How to Choose Wine Like A Pro

$49.00

Join DipWSET and Master of Wine Candidate, Monika Beilka-Vescovi as she gives you the knowledge you seek in order to feel completely confident choosing the right wine for the right occasion. Never be intimidated at a wine shop again!

Average Time to Completion: 1-2 hours

Course Access: 12 months of access to the course

Course Format: Online with narrated lectures, video demonstration, and review quiz

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TASTE & TALK ABOUT WINE LIKE A PRO

Module 1

Introduction To Wine

Module 2

The Influence Of Site, Grape Type, & Techniques

Module 3

Principle Wine Regions Of The World

Module 4

Tasting, Serving, Storing & Pairing

WHY ONLINE & WHY WITH US?

EASILY ACCESS GUIDED WEBINARS + EXPERTS TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS

Wine 101 includes 8 hours of training, divided into 20 appetizer-sized videos, plus a tasting toolkit.

Get access to live webinars, plus a video library to further hone your skills and expand your knowledge.

Ask questions and get answers with NVWA certified experts. Plus, engage with our +4,000 community.

INTRODUCING

YOUR WINE GUIDE(S) FOR

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DIRECT ACCESS TO WINE INDUSTRY EXPERTS

• 5 Master of Wine Instructors
• 2 Master Sommeliers
• 4 Diploma student-only support staff
• 12 Wine Industry Specialists
• 1 dedicated mentor per student

You’re ready to dip your toes into the world of wine, but don’t want to feel totally overwhelmed.
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DIRECT ACCESS TO WINE INDUSTRY EXPERTS

• 5 Master of Wine Instructors
• 2 Master Sommeliers
• 4 Diploma student-only support staff
• 12 Wine Industry Specialists
• 1 dedicated mentor per student

You’re ready to dip your toes into the world of wine, but don’t want to feel totally overwhelmed.

JUST 3 SIMPLE STEPS TO

LEVEL UP YOUR WINE EXPERTISE LIKE A PRO

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You’ll receive a Welcome Email with everything you need to access our proprietary learning platform, community and course materials.

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WATCH THE MODULES

Dive right into your materials–100% online and at your own pace.

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LEVEL UP LIKE A PRO

Celebrate your success with a deeper appreciation and understanding of what’s in the glass!

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Average Time to Completion: 1-2 hours

Course Access: 12 months of access to the course

Course Format: Online with narrated lectures, video demonstration, and review quiz


Course curriculum

Lesson 1: What to Consider When Choosing a Wine

  • Course Welcome
  • Considerations in Choosing Wine

Lesson 2: Sparkling Wines

  • Choosing a Sparkling Wine
  • Sparkling Wine By Occasion
  • Sparkling Wines By Preference
  • Sparkling Wines By Budget

Lesson 3: White Wines

  • Choosing a White Wine
  • White Wines By Preference
  • White Wines By Occasion
  • White Wines By Budget

Lesson 4: Rosé Wines

  • Choosing a Rosé Wine
  • Rosé Wine By Preference
  • Rosé Wines By Occasion
  • Rosé Wine By Budget

Lesson 5: Red Wines

  • Choosing a Red Wine
  • Red Wines By Preference
  • Red Wines By Occasion
  • Red Wines By Budget

Lesson 6: Fortified Wines

  • Choosing a Fortified Wine
  • Fortified Wines By Preference
  • Fortified Wines By Occasion
  • Fortified Wines By Budget

 

Course Format

Online Course

Knowledge Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Subject

Wine

Career Path

Journalist, Chef, Hospitality, Retail Wine Sales, Sommelier

Course Type

Enthusiast

Want to know if this program is right for you?

Schedule a call to speak with one of our WSET diploma series experts.

How We’re Different

We’re Premier, not Pretentious

We design our programs for students, not snobs. We know wines are complex, but believe wine education should be approachable and fun.
(There’s a reason our unique approach is winning awards.)
WSET Educator of the Year 2016

AWARD WINNING

2x WSET Educator of the Year

WSET Educator of the Year 2019

Helping enthusiasts and professionals become confident wine authorities.

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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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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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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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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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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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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