WSET Course Registration


Wi-Not’s educational initiative, Institute of Wine + Beverage Studies (IWBS), is an approved provider of courses
from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®), London. We offer:

  • WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits
  • WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits
  • WSET® Level 1 Award in Wines

Missed the course? Pre-register for the next scheduled course at wset@wi-not.biz and we’ll keep you posted.

 

 

COURSE: WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits

MUMBAI:  TBC, Exam:  TBC

Registration Closes: TBC

DELHI: TBC, Exam: TBC

Registration Closes: TBC

 

(TWO MONTHS OF PRIOR SELF-STUDY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED)

WSET Level 3 Award in Wine + Spirits qualification is open to students who hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits or can demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge. The aim of this course is to provide detailed analysis of the principal wines and spirits of the world. Students will also benefit from in-depth tastings where they will learn to identify product style and quality. It is recommended that students complete the Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits before progressing to the Level 3 Award.It is a prerequisite for candidates planning to study for the WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines and Spirits qualification.As a part of the course you will learn:

  • Production of Wine.
  • Wine Laws – Pre-production: location, viticulture, vinification
  • Wine Laws – Post-production: maturation and bottling, labelling regulations
  • France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany
  • Central and South Eastern Europe
  • South Africa, Australia and New Zealand
  • North America, South and Central America
  • Sparkling Wines
  • Fortified (Liqueur) Wines
  • Spirits and Liqueurs
  • Information and Advice for Customers and Staff
  • WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting – how to taste wines and evaluate the quality, style and price
  • Food and Wine matching guidelines
  • Wine Service skills

 

 

COURSE: WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

  MUMBAI:  1-2-3rd February 2018 @ The Four Season Hotel, Exam:  4th February

Registration Closes: 19th January 2018

DELHI:  8-9-10th February 2018 @ Pullman New Delhi Aerocity, Exam: 11th February 2018

Registration Closes: 25th January 2018

(A MONTH OF PRIOR SELF-STUDY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED)

The Level 2 Award in Wine + Spirits qualification is intended for liquor trade professionals, hospitality staff, or even keen connoisseurs with knowledge of the broad range of alcoholic beverages who wishes to enhance their wine quotient in a structured manner. Extensive study of various wine styles, production methods, wine labels, food and wine matching principles, and systematic tasting and analysis of up to 40 international wines and spirits.

As a part of the course you will learn:

  • Understand the factors that influencing and determining the wine style and its price
  • Decode the principal grape varieties used in wine production and their key characteristics
  • Study of the important wine producing regions of the world, their climates, dominant grape varieties, and wine styles.
  • Using labeling terms on a bottle to deduce the wine style and flavours of still, sparkling, sweet, and fortified wines
  • Developing analytical tasting notes using WSET® Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting
  • Defining the important production method for sparkling, sweet, and fortified wines Basics of spirits and liqueurs: types, production, and tasting
  • Apply the principles of food and wine matching to make recommendations for suitable pairings.Storing, serving, recommending guidelines
  • Health, safety, and legal considerations while serving alcohol

 

Course: WSET® Level 1 Award in Wines

Duration: One – Day, 10AM – 6PM

MUMBAI:  4th February 2018 @ The Four Season Hotel

Registration Closes: 19th January 2018

 DELHI: 11th February 2018 @ Pullman New Delhi Aerocity

Registration Closes: 25th January 2018

The Level 1 Award in Wines is a one-day course offering the basic introduction to main wine styles and gyaan about its various aspects. Best suited for wine enthusiasts,  new entrants in liquor trade, Hotel Management students, and front-line professionals looking at strengthening their wine fundamentals . Learn to taste and analyse wines in a systematic approach to describe them like a pro by tasting up to 10 international wines.

As a part of the course you will learn:

  • Defining various wine styles
  • Factors determining various wine styles
  • Characteristics of commonly used grape varieties
  • Basic bottle handling skills: preparation, pronunciation, opening, and presentation
  • WSET® Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Technique (SAT)
  • Wine + food matching principles
  • Selling and service skills
  • Storage techniques and deterrents
  • Health, safety, and legal considerations while serving alcohol

 

ASSESSMENT

The WSET® Level 1 Award in Wines is assessed by means of a 30 multiple choice questions’ exam to be completed in 45 minute. Candidates are required to get a minimum of 21 questions correct to pass the exam.

The WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits is  assessed by means of  a 50 multiple-choice questions’ exam to be completed in one hour. Candidate are required to pass with a minimum mark of 55%.

The WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits is assessed by means of  a 50 multiple-choice questions exam + one short answer question + practical examination of blind tasting of 2 wines. The exam is to be completed in two and a quarter hours. Candidate are required to pass with a minimum mark of 60%.

The course will be administered and taught by sommelier Gagan SHARMA under the authority of IWBS. 

All examination papers are developed and marked by and at WSET®, London. Upon successful completion for the course candidates will receive a passing certificate and a lapel pin within 6-10 weeks of the examination date.

 

FEES

WSET® Level 1 Award in Wines: INR10,000 (All inclusive). This includes WSET® recommended Student Study Guide, examination fee, all samples of wines utilized during the course, food samples, and tea/coffee + lunch served during the day.

WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits: INR30,000 (All inclusive). This includes WSET® recommended Student Study Guide, WSET’s ‘Looking behind the label’ book Systematic Approach to Tasting Sheets, examination fee, all samples of wines and spirits utilized during the course, food samples, and tea/coffee + lunch served during the day for three days.

WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits: INR90,000 (All inclusive). This includes WSET® recommended Student Study Guide, WSET’s book, Systematic Approach to Tasting Sheets, examination fee, all samples of wines and spirits utilized during the course, food samples, and tea/coffee + lunch served during the session days.

HOW TO BOOK?

You can reserve your seat by sending us your pre-registration request at wset@wi-not.biz with the following details:

  • Level applying for
  • City applying for
  • Complete name
  • Email address
  • Date of birth
  • Contact number + mobile number (if different)

We will confirm your seat up on availability post which full fee must be deposited to complete the registration process.  Financial details will be available upon request. 

CANCELLATION POLICY

In order to cancel your booking write to us at wset@wi-not.biz along with a cancellation and refund request at least 15 days prior to the course’s starting date. A cancellation charge of INR7000 for Level 1, INR 24,000 for Level 2, and INR 70,000 for Level 3 will be deducted and the remaining fee will be refunded. In case the request is made less than 15 days before the start date the fee will not be refunded. In case of cancellation of the course by IWBS full fee will be refunded.

Note: Applicant must be above the legal drinking age in their city.

CONTACTS

wset@wi-not.biz

Gagan SHARMA: gagan@wi-not.biz, +91-99717-46655

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