Wine & Spirits Education Trust

What is WSET?

WSET provides best-in-class education and qualifications to inspire and empower the world’s wine and spirits professionals and enthusiasts. WSET offers a comprehensive suite of qualifications covering wines, spirits and sake. 

WSET qualifications are globally recognized as the international standard in wine and spirit knowledge. They are designed for those who are just starting out in their careers, as well as established professionals, and the many enthusiasts who have a passion for wines and spirits.

Established in 1969 for the UK wine trade, WSET has since grown to become the global industry leader with over 100,000 exams taken world wide in 2019.

As an independent, not-for-profit organization, our educational products offer impartial and sound learning on which individuals and businesses can build knowledge and expertise.

WSET, as an awarding organization, is recognized as an awarding body by the English regulator for qualifications, examinations and assessments, Ofqual. It also operates a quality management system that complies with ISO 9001:2015, and is a member of the UK’s Federation of Awarding Bodies.

In addition, we work closely with the industry to ensure that our qualifications and education products are job-relevant. Many of the industry’s leading brands support our work through our Corporate Patronage Programme.

Statera Academy is proud to be an Approved Program Provider (APP) with WSET since 2016!