WSET Online Level 3 Award in Wines

The WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

An advanced level qualification for professionals working in the wine industry and for wine enthusiasts.

For individuals seeking to delve deeper into the world of wines, this qualification provides a detailed understanding of grape growing and wine making.

Upon successful completion you will be able to assess wines accurately, and use your understanding to confidently explain wine style and quality.

You will receive a WSET Level 3 certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET Level 3 Certified logo.

What you'll learn in the WSET Level 3 Wines course

Unit 1

  • The key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, wine making, 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 make appropriate wine recommendations

  • Access to WSET's Online Classroom for the duration of the course including useful video links and other resources

​​Successful candidates will be able to taste and describe with confidence the characteristics of the principal wines of the world and give information on the key factors influencing style, quality and price. Those who work with wine will be in a great position to advise management, to answer customer queries authoritatively, and to make informed selections of wines in a variety of situations

Unit 2

  • How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)

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What's Included

Physical Course textbook, Workbook &

Systematic Approach to Tasting Wines (SAT) card


eBook version of the WSET Level 3 Study Pack -  available on the Kitaboo platform, usable on multiple devices, viewing license valid for up to 2 years (no printing available at present)

Two half-day Tasting Workshops where you will taste up to 17 quality wine samples (in total) to calibrate your palate with our WSET Wine Assessor


9-Week Online WSET Level 3 Award in Wines course including both local wine assessor and remote educator support

Vineyard visit in the Swan Valley or Perth Hills


WSET Level 3 Exam Fees


Online Mock Exam Questions


Reserved place at the Perth WSET Level 3 Award in Wines exam


WSET Level 3 Certificate, Lapel pin & use of WSET logo (after passing the exam)


Graduation Ceremony in a Perth, where you are presented with your WSET Level 3 Certificate & Lapel Pin and have a few wines on us


Comprehensive, Organised and Efficient Service from the Vinum Vitae WSET Approved Programme Provider

Entry Requirements

You must be over 18 years of age at the time of booking

An exam pass in WSET Level 2 Award in Wines / Wines and Spirits is required to enrol in this course, you will need your WSET Candidate number from your WSET Level 2 grade letter

Course Delivery

This qualification has a minimum requirement of 90 hours of study time.

Since this is an online course, apart from the Tasting Workshop, no other wine samples will be supplied.

Please note this is an intensive course requiring dedicated personal study


Unit 1 is assessed by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions and a short-written answer paper consisting of 4 questions. Unit 1 exam time is 2 hours.


Unit 2 is assessed by a blind tasting of two wines. Unit 2 exam time is 30 minutes.

In order to secure a pass for the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines, a candidate will be required to attain a minimum mark of 55% in both units.


Online Level 3 Award in Wines Course Information

For more information please download the documents below

WSET Level 3 - Important Information TBD

Vinum Vitae APP - Terms and Conditions for Online WSET Level 3 Award in Wines TBD

Recommended Progression Routes: 
The WSET Level 3 Award in Wines is required for entry to the WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines


WSET Online Level 3

Award in Wines

Course Code:

Enrolment Closes:


Start Date:

Finish Date:


Exam Date:

Exam Results:


Tasting Workshops:

Two half days


Vineyard & Winery visit:





12:00 03/04/22

10-14 Weeks



29/01/22 & 05/02/22

TBC 03/22

This is an advanced wine course and requires dedicated studying time. 
The total learning time is 90 hours.

A $299 non-refundable deposit is required via PayPal upon enrolment

The full course amount must be received by Vinum Vitae C&S on or before the 29/12/21 to enable registration with WSET for this course.


Contact Us about Level 3 in Wines


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Adrian Pereira

0413 389 209

Level 32, 152 St. Georges Terrace, Perth 6000

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