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WSET Level 3 Award in Spirits

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This will be the first WSET Level 3 Award in Spirits offered in Canada!

Dates will be posted as soon - Start date February 2020

*Note: The price is not finalized yet, and is expected to be similar to Level 3 in wine.

This qualification is intended to build on knowledge and skills gained from the Level 2 Award in Spirits. 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.

 What you'll learn;

  • Unit 1

    A detailed understanding of the techniques used in spirit production:

    • Processing of raw materials
    • Alcoholic fermentation
    • Distillation
    • Post-distillation practices

      Factors affecting the style and quality of spirits, studying eleven core spirit categories in detail:

      • Scotch Whisky
      • Bourbon
      • Rye Whiskey
      • Tennessee Whiskey
      • Cognac
      • Armagnac
      • Caribbean rum
      • Tequila
      • Mezcal
      • Vodka
      • Gin

        An overview of 23 additional spirit categories, focusing on:

        • Principal production methods
        • Key styles
        • Key labelling terms

           

          Unit 2

          How to taste and describe spirits using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits®(SAT)

           

          This qualification has a minimum requirement of 84 hours* of study time:

          • 7 classroom sessions (10am-3:30pm) delivery time with a WSET course provider
          • 51 ½ hours recommended personal study and revision
          • 2 ½ -hour examination

          Class start date

          February, 2020

          Dates

          TBD

          Time

          10:00am to 3:30pm

          Price TBD

          Registration deadline:

          TBD

          Location

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

          This will be the first WSET Level 3 Award in Spirits offered in Canada!

          Dates will be posted as soon - Start date February 2020

          *Note: The price is not finalized yet, and is expected to be similar to Level 3 in wine.

          This qualification is intended to build on knowledge and skills gained from the Level 2 Award in Spirits. 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.

           What you'll learn;

          • Unit 1

            A detailed understanding of the techniques used in spirit production:

            • Processing of raw materials
            • Alcoholic fermentation
            • Distillation
            • Post-distillation practices

              Factors affecting the style and quality of spirits, studying eleven core spirit categories in detail:

              • Scotch Whisky
              • Bourbon
              • Rye Whiskey
              • Tennessee Whiskey
              • Cognac
              • Armagnac
              • Caribbean rum
              • Tequila
              • Mezcal
              • Vodka
              • Gin

                An overview of 23 additional spirit categories, focusing on:

                • Principal production methods
                • Key styles
                • Key labelling terms

                   

                  Unit 2

                  How to taste and describe spirits using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits®(SAT)

                   

                  This qualification has a minimum requirement of 84 hours* of study time:

                  • 7 classroom sessions (10am-3:30pm) delivery time with a WSET course provider
                  • 51 ½ hours recommended personal study and revision
                  • 2 ½ -hour examination

                  Class start date

                  February, 2020

                  Dates

                  TBD

                  Time

                  10:00am to 3:30pm

                  Price TBD

                  Registration deadline:

                  TBD

                  Location

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