Contact Information

For more information contact Charlotte Newton

Email :charlotte@charlottenewton.com.au

Mobile 0437153213

PO BOX 1715
Margaret River
WA 6285


Level 2 course dates:

Duration : 3 days (18 hours)

  • Day One 14th June
  • Day Two 15th June
  • Day Three 16th June

Course Fee : $850 inc GST


Level 3 course dates:

Duration : 1 evening per week for 9 weeks (36 hours)

  • Start date Monday 17th June 5pm-9pm

Course Fee : $1300 inc GST


All Courses Include

  • WSET course study materials
  • Tuition,
  • Wines,
  • Exam fee

Location

Curtin University,
Margaret River Campus,
272 Bussell Highway,
Margaret River 6285


The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET®)

AriadnelogoThe Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET®) provides high-quality education in wines and spirits to more than 43,000 people every year around the globe. It was established in London in 1969 and currently offers its prestigious wine courses in over 55 countries and 16 languages. The WSET® has become the foremost international organization in the field of wines and spirits education, and offers a suite of sought after qualifications that are considered to be the gold standard in wine education.


WSET is ideal for:

  • Advancing your career in the wine and spirits industry.
  • The Institute of Masters of Wine recognizes the WSET® as preparing students for the rigorous Master of Wine program.
  • Wine enthusiasts who wish to feel more confident about buying choices.
  • Providing industry employees with the skills necessary to make wine and spirit recommendations to customers
  • Providing supervisors with the authority and confidence to make informed decisions to management.
  • Learning a systematic way of tasting wine that lets you professionally assess wines for quality and price.

The WSET® Level 2 Intermediate Award in Wines & Spirits

The program has been designed to provide vocational training for those employed in the wine industry who wish to learn more about international wines and spirits. The course is also appropriate for those not employed in the wine industry but wish to expand their knowledge of international wine and spirits. Those obtaining the WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits will be able to interpret the labels of the major wines of the world as well as understand the principles of wine tasting and evaluation.

This qualification provides the knowledge required for those wishing to progress on to the Level 3 Advanced Award in Wines & Spirits.


Course Synopsis

  • Wine Tasting: Taste and describe wines using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting
  • Food and Wine Matching: A guide to the key considerations when matching food & wine successfully
  • Wine Service and Storage: Learn the correct way to store and serve wine & recognise common faults found in wines
  • Labelling: Learn how to decode & understand labels
  • Factors influencing the Style of Wine: Study the factors influencing the style, quality & price of wine in the vineyard & winery
  • Grape Varieties: Learn about the styles of wines produced by the key international & regionally important grape varieties
  • Key White grape varieties: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling. Other white varieties: Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Muscadet, Pinot Gris/Grigio, Semillon, Torrontés, Trebbiano and Verdicchio
  • Key Black grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah/Shiraz. Other red varieties: Barbera, Carmenère, Gamay, Malbec, Montepulciano, Nebbiolo, Pinotage, Primitivo, Sangiovese, Tempranillo & Zinfandel
  • Key Wine-Producing regions of the World: Learn about the main styles of wines from the key wine-producing regions. France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, USA, Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand & South Africa
  • Number of Wines Tasted: 40-50 wines will be tasted as part of the course
  • Study Materials: Students will receive an Intermediate course study pack, consisting of  the course book (a comprehensive guide to the wines of the world), a study guide (complete with maps, example questions, and forms for your own tasting notes) and laminated tasting card.
  • Duration of course: 18 hours
  • Recommended Private Study: 12 hours additional private study is recommended for this course.
  • Examination: 50 multiple-choice questions to be answered in 1 hour. A mark of 55% required to pass
  • Certification: All students who pass will be issued with a certificate suitable for framing and a lapel pin.

The WSET Level 3 Advanced Award in Wines & Spirits

The Level 3 Advanced Award in Wines & Spirits is a course designed for anyone wishing to gain in-depth knowledge of wines and spirits and build upon the knowledge gained at Intermediate level. You will acquire a thorough understanding of the factors influencing the style, quality and price of wines from key wine producing regions of the world. You will also develop analytical tasting skills using the systematic approach to tasting.


Course Synopsis

  • Wine Tasting: Taste and describe wines using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting
  • Food and Wine Matching: A guide to the key considerations when matching food & wine successfully
  • Wine Service and Storage: Learn the correct way to store and serve wine & recognise common faults found in wines
  • Labelling: Learn how to decode & understand labels
  • Factors influencing the Style of Wine: Study the factors influencing the style, quality & price of wine in the vineyard & winery
  • Grape Varieties: Learn about the styles of wines produced by the key international & regionally important grape varieties
  • Key White grape varieties: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling. Other white varieties: Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Muscadet, Pinot Gris/Grigio, Semillon, Torrontés, Trebbiano and Verdicchio
  • Key Black grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah/Shiraz. Other red varieties: Barbera, Carmenère, Gamay, Malbec, Montepulciano, Nebbiolo, Pinotage, Primitivo, Sangiovese, Tempranillo & Zinfandel
  • Key Wine-Producing regions of the World: Learn about the main styles of wines from the key wine-producing regions. France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, USA, Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand & South Africa
  • Number of Wines Tasted: 40-50 wines will be tasted as part of the course
  • Study Materials: Students will receive an Intermediate course study pack, consisting of  the course book (a comprehensive guide to the wines of the world), a study guide (complete with maps, example questions, and forms for your own tasting notes) and laminated tasting card.
  • Duration of course: 18 hours
  • Recommended Private Study: 12 hours additional private study is recommended for this course.
  • Examination: 50 multiple-choice questions to be answered in 1 hour. A mark of 55% required to pass
  • Certification: All students who pass will be issued with a certificate suitable for framing and a lapel pin.