WSET Level 3 - Dublin

Start Date: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 09:30
End Date: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 17:00

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 completion you will be able to assess wines accurately, and use your understanding to confidently explain wine style and quality. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.


What you’ll learn


Unit 1

  • 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

Unit 2

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


This qualification has a minimum requirement of 84 hours of study time, including 30 hours of classroom or online delivery time with a WSET course provider.


Course Information


It is recommended that you hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits or can demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge. 


For more information and full details on the course requirements, please download the Specification below 




Unit 1 is assessed by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions and a paper of short written answers. Unit 2 is assessed by a blind tasting of two wines.


Course cost – €750.00 

Inclusive of wines, study pack and the final exam.


Winter dates 2017 – courses are held at The Westbury Hotel, Dublin 2


Tuesdays (6) – 7th, 14th, 21st February and 7th,14th and 21st March 2017

09.30am to 5.00pm

*Please note there will be no class on 28th February. 


To book or enquire about this course please contact the office on 01 866 5680 or


Please Register your interest at least *two weeks before the course starts.

It is however recommended to book and receive the study pack at least 6 weeks before the course starts to enable you to familiarise yourself with the content. 


Booking Conditions


In the event of a place not being available you will be contacted by phone and your payment refunded. 2. Cancellations made 14 days or before the commencement of a course will incur and administration charge of €50.00. 3. Cancellations made less than 14 days before the course will incur a cancellation fee of 50%. 4. No refunds can be given after the commencement of a course. 5. Fees will be refunded in full if Tindal Wine Merchants cancels or changes the date of the course. 6. Please make all cheques payable to “Tindal Wine Merchants Ltd”. 7. Examinations must take place on the scheduled date. 8. Once booking is confirmed any transfer to another course or to another applicant will only be accepted on payment of an administration fee of €30.00.9. We reserve the right to cancel a course due to insufficient numbers. 10. Courses are only open to persons aged 18 and over.