Napa Valley Wine Academy

WSET Level 3 Boot Camp | Napa, California

Some things you just can’t learn in a book

An interactive boot camp course designed to help you experience wine production hands-on.

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WSET Level 3 Boot Camp | Napa, California

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32 HRS OF STUDY

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NAPA VALLEY

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CERTIFICATION

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WSET Level 3 Boot Camp | Napa, California

Napa, California

$3,995.00

WSET LEVEL 3 Bootcamp: WSET AWARD IN WINE

INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE VINEYARD AND WINERY FIELD TRIPS AND WINEMAKER DINNER DURING THE COURSE.  GET INVOLVED AND LEARN HANDS-ON DURING SPRING OR HARVEST!

Join us for a very unique opportunity to learn about the world of wine in a hands-on experience, in the heart of America’s wine country. This “hands-on course” includes getting down and dirty during spring or harvest and visits to both vineyards and the cellar. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime chance to fully understand what makes each vintage in Napa Valley unique. Our experts from the vineyards and cellars explain and demonstrate the winemaking processes, including all the touching, smelling, and tasting required to produce outstanding wines. Be directly involved in making wine. We are the ONLY WSET provider in the United States to offer you this unique learning opportunity. Get an insider’s view into what makes Napa Valley one of the most renowned wine regions in the world. Come see for yourself where winemaking theory and practical techniques come together in this immersive course. Space is limited and awarded on a first-come-first-served basis.

PLEASE NOTE that WSET Level 3 Bootcamp courses take place over 7 consecutive days with the exam held on day 8. Level 3 exam registration is included.

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Does this sound like you?

You want to experience Napa Valley wine country first hand.

You’re ready to get special behind the scenes access to wineries and winemakers.

You crave first hand practical guidance on how wine is made.

WHY STUDY WITH US?

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TASTE & TALK ABOUT WINE LIKE A PRO

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Holding the WSET Level 2 certification or equivalent experience is strongly recommended. If you have further questions or are curious about taking an entrance test for this course, please text us at 855-513-9738 or email us at [email protected]. Price includes all course material, exam fees, and wines tasted in class.


Included in the Tuition:

  • Our ONLINE LEVEL 3 Pre-Study course is included with the course
  • Transportation on field trip days and winemaker dinner is included.
  • Gourmet lunches on all days are included.
  • The course requires 32 hours of classroom instruction.
  • All course materials and textbooks, including any test fees, are included
  • Only wines to be tasted in class are provided in this course.
  • Advanced preparation with course text and materials is required

This course provides a more in-depth and comprehensive look at the world of wines with an intense focus on systematically and professionally tasting wines.

Class is taught at our education center in Napa and includes field study trips to vineyard properties where you will learn about viticulture and to wineries where you will learn winemaking first hand. Price $3995  (includes all study materials, wines, field-trip transportation, lunch during the course, vintner-hosted dinner,  exam fees, and instructors)

Weight 4 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 11.5 × 2 in
Subject

Wine

Knowledge Level

Advanced

Certification

WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust)

Level

Level 3

Course Format

In-Person

Course Type

Enthusiast, Professional

Region of Study

Global

Location

Course Date

September 22-29, 2024, October 6 – 13, 2024, March 30 – April 6, 2025

Location: Napa Valley Wine Academy 2501 Oak Street, Napa CA 94559

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PLEASE NOTE that the 2023 Bootcamps take place over 7 consecutive days (with the exam held on day 8):

OPTION 1 Itinerarycoming soon
• Sunday, September 17 to Saturday, September 23, 2023– 9 am to 5 pm
• Sunday, September 24, 2023 – 10 am to 1 pm – WSET Level 3 Exam

OPTION 2 Itinerarycoming soon
• Sunday, October 1 to Saturday, October 7, 2023– 9 am to 5 pm
• Sunday, October 8, 2023 – 10 am to 1 pm – WSET Level 3 Exam

PLEASE NOTE that the 2024 Bootcamps take place over 7 consecutive days (with the exam held on day 8):

OPTION 1 Itinerarycoming soon
• Sunday, September 22 to Saturday, September 28, 2024– 9 am to 5 pm
• Sunday, September 29, 2024 – 10 am to 1 pm – WSET Level 3 Exam

OPTION 2 Itinerarycoming soon
• Sunday, October 6 to Saturday, October 12, 2024– 9 am to 5 pm
• Sunday, October 13, 2024 – 10 am to 1 pm – WSET Level 3 Exam

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!

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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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)

at

2501 Oak Street

Napa, CA 94559

 

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