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WSET Level 3 Award in Spirits-September 30th/24

$1,599.00
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Get ready for an amazing deep dive into the art and science of Spirits and Disitlling!!

The WSET Level 3 Award in Spirits is an advanced-level qualification for professionals and enthusiasts wishing to acquire a detailed understanding of the spirits of the world and develop the tasting skills required to accurately describe and evaluate a spirit.

You’ll acquire a deep theoretical understanding of the techniques used in spirit production, from the processing of raw materials to post-distillation operations. Through a combination of tasting and the application of theoretical knowledge you will learn to explain confidently why spirits look and taste the way they do and how and why they differ from each other.

Registration Deadline: 

Friday, September 27th, 2024

Class start date

Monday September 30th, 2024

Schedule

Class held on Monday - 10:00am - 3:30pm

7 sessions

September 30th, October 7th, 28th, November 4th, 18th, 25th and  December 2nd

Exam date

The exam date is December 2nd 2024

Instructors

Charlene Rooke

Location

Urban Rec Conference Facility
625 East 16th Ave
Vancouver, BC
V5T 2V3

Spirits Samples:

All in-class wine samples are included in the registration cost.
We taste over 60 Spirits Samples in class.

* See the L3 Spirits Specification for the recommended sample list

What's Included:
  • A hard copy version of the Level 3 Study Pack, with a study guide and ‘Understanding Spirits: Explaining Style and Quality’ text, Workbook, and S.A.T. card.  
  • The Study Pack will be given to you on the first day of class. (early pick-up can be arranged after registration)
  • Exam fees.
  • All in-class tasting samples.
Tasting Glasses: You are required to bring 6 ISO tasting glasses to each class.

If you do not already have a 6-pack, they can be purchased thru Statera and you will receive them at your first class.

To Purchase Tasting Glasses

 

What you will learn:

Understand the principal factors involved in the production of spirits and how they influence style and quality.

1. Describe how raw materials are processed in spirits production. 
2. Describe the processes used during fermentation, distillation and the post-distillation period in spirits production. 
3. Explain how processes related to raw materials, fermentation, distillation and post-distillation influence the style and quality of spirits.

Understand the key characteristics and labelling terms of the selected global spirits and how legal frameworks and production choices influence their style and quality.

1. Describe the style and quality of the selected global spirits. 
2. Describe the legal framework for the selected global spirits and explain how it can influence their style and quality. 
3. Apply knowledge of production to explain how choices made at any of the four key stages of production influence the style and quality of the selected global spirits.

Understand the key characteristics of other named global spirits, their labelling terms and key production choices that are made.

1. Describe the style typical of the other named global spirits. 
2. State the meaning of legally defined and other commonly used labelling terms. 
3. State the key legally defined and/or optional production choices that are made during the production of the other named global spirits. 

Describe the key characteristics of selected global spirits and use the description to identify a spirit’s quality level, giving supporting reasons, and its category.

1. Describe the key characteristics of the selected global spirits using the
WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits®.
2. Identify the quality level of the spirit, giving supporting reasons, and its category

 

Click here to download the L3 Spirits Specification

This document has the complete course details, including important details for the exam from WSET.  

You can click here for details on our Refund / Cancellation Policy

The Gift of Education!! For information on Statera Gift Cards Click Here 

**Please Note: You must be of legal drinking age in BC to attend this class.

 

Get ready for an amazing deep dive into the art and science of Spirits and Disitlling!!

The WSET Level 3 Award in Spirits is an advanced-level qualification for professionals and enthusiasts wishing to acquire a detailed understanding of the spirits of the world and develop the tasting skills required to accurately describe and evaluate a spirit.

You’ll acquire a deep theoretical understanding of the techniques used in spirit production, from the processing of raw materials to post-distillation operations. Through a combination of tasting and the application of theoretical knowledge you will learn to explain confidently why spirits look and taste the way they do and how and why they differ from each other.

Registration Deadline: 

Friday, September 27th, 2024

Class start date

Monday September 30th, 2024

Schedule

Class held on Monday - 10:00am - 3:30pm

7 sessions

September 30th, October 7th, 28th, November 4th, 18th, 25th and  December 2nd

Exam date

The exam date is December 2nd 2024

Instructors

Charlene Rooke

Location

Urban Rec Conference Facility
625 East 16th Ave
Vancouver, BC
V5T 2V3

Spirits Samples:

All in-class wine samples are included in the registration cost.
We taste over 60 Spirits Samples in class.

* See the L3 Spirits Specification for the recommended sample list

What's Included:
  • A hard copy version of the Level 3 Study Pack, with a study guide and ‘Understanding Spirits: Explaining Style and Quality’ text, Workbook, and S.A.T. card.  
  • The Study Pack will be given to you on the first day of class. (early pick-up can be arranged after registration)
  • Exam fees.
  • All in-class tasting samples.
Tasting Glasses: You are required to bring 6 ISO tasting glasses to each class.

If you do not already have a 6-pack, they can be purchased thru Statera and you will receive them at your first class.

To Purchase Tasting Glasses

 

What you will learn:

Understand the principal factors involved in the production of spirits and how they influence style and quality.

1. Describe how raw materials are processed in spirits production. 
2. Describe the processes used during fermentation, distillation and the post-distillation period in spirits production. 
3. Explain how processes related to raw materials, fermentation, distillation and post-distillation influence the style and quality of spirits.

Understand the key characteristics and labelling terms of the selected global spirits and how legal frameworks and production choices influence their style and quality.

1. Describe the style and quality of the selected global spirits. 
2. Describe the legal framework for the selected global spirits and explain how it can influence their style and quality. 
3. Apply knowledge of production to explain how choices made at any of the four key stages of production influence the style and quality of the selected global spirits.

Understand the key characteristics of other named global spirits, their labelling terms and key production choices that are made.

1. Describe the style typical of the other named global spirits. 
2. State the meaning of legally defined and other commonly used labelling terms. 
3. State the key legally defined and/or optional production choices that are made during the production of the other named global spirits. 

Describe the key characteristics of selected global spirits and use the description to identify a spirit’s quality level, giving supporting reasons, and its category.

1. Describe the key characteristics of the selected global spirits using the
WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits®.
2. Identify the quality level of the spirit, giving supporting reasons, and its category

 

Click here to download the L3 Spirits Specification

This document has the complete course details, including important details for the exam from WSET.  

You can click here for details on our Refund / Cancellation Policy

The Gift of Education!! For information on Statera Gift Cards Click Here 

**Please Note: You must be of legal drinking age in BC to attend this class.