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WSET Courses at The Vineyard

WSET is an internationally recognised wine qualification that is designed for those who have a passion and interest for wine. The course is perfect for those that work in the food and beverage industry, particularly for sommeliers to give you the confidence to identify, taste and pair wine correctly.

Wine Courses

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WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

Day course - £199 per person 

  • No prior wine knowledge required
  • One day course with multiple choice examination
  • Three course lunch with matching wines
  • Taste up to nine wines.

Learn more about WSET Level 1

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

3 day course - £1,050 per person 

  • Intensive weekend course 
  • Lunch each day
  • Taste up to 44 wines and four spirits.

Learn more about WSET Level 2

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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits

5 day course - £765 per person

  • Five day course with examination
  • Suitable for students who have gained the Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits
  • Taste up to 76 wines and six spirits.
  • Three course lunch with matching wines on 1st day and then buffet lunch on the remaining days

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WSET Certified Provider

Our Director of Wine, James Hocking is an WSET certified educator and Approved Programme Provider (APP) who is responsible for our WSET courses.

Why Choose the Vineyard?

The Vineyard Hotel is known as one of the best wine hotels outside of London with an award winning wine list. With a 30,000 bottle strong wine cellar and regular wine events such as the WSET and wine schools, The Vineyard is the perfect venue to learn about wine.