WHAT WILL I LEARN?
The course will cover:
- The key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling
- How these key factors influence the key characteristics of the principal
– still wines of the world
– sparkling wines of the world
– fortified wines of the world
- How to apply your understanding to explain wine style and quality
- How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
You’ll be able to taste over 100 wines during the course by using the WSET level 3 wine SAT to understand how the key factors in the wine production of wine are influencing the style and quality of wines.
Successful candidates will be able to describe and compare the styles of wines produced from internationally and regionally important grape varieties, interpret wine labels from the main wine producing regions of the world and give basic guidance on appropriate selection and service, as well as understand the principles of wine tasting and evaluation.
- 18 years + experience in wine education and we are well connected with the wine & sake industry
- Our educators are knowledgeable, passionate, engaging and sharing a commitment to delivery courses and tastings to the highest educational standards
- All our courses and tastings are delivered with utmost professionalism filled with fun
- We will provide extra support for your learning in-class and between classes
- Incredible wine and sake selection. All wines and sakes are specially chosen to showcase the best examples for educational requirements. We will make sure every wine and sake we select has a story to tell
- Great networking among students. Many of our students form life long bonds with one another to share a mutual passion
- Fun and exclusive wine & sake study trips
Green Room, 3/F, The Hive, 33-35 Hillier Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
45 tutorial hours (18 sessions, 2.5 hours per session)
Unit 1 – Theory Examination
Duration: 2 hours
Format: 50 multiple-choice questions (Part 1)
4 Short written answers, 25 marks each (Part 2)
* In order to secure a pass for the theory examination a candidate will be required to attain a minimum mark of 55% in both part 1 and part 2.
Unit 2 – Tasting Examination
Duration: 30 minutes
Format: Blind tasting of two wines
* A mark of 55% is required to achieve a pass in Unit 2
Pass – Aggregate mark of between 55% and 64%
Pass with Merit: Aggregate mark of between 65% and 79%
Pass with Distinction: Aggregate mark of 80% and above with no individual
Examination paper below 65%
* In order to be awarded the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines, candidates must achieve a pass in both units of the examination.
You are recommended to have WSET Level 2 Award in Wines or equivalent level of knowledge. You must be aged 18 or above.
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Dec 7, 14, 21
*No Class on Dec 28 & Jan 25
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