2020 London Wine Fair Wine Buyer of the Year - Independent Sector 2019 & 2020 Decanter Retailer Awards - Best National Wine Shop   2018 International Wine Challenge awards for CWM: Large Independent Merchant of the Year UK; Regional Merchant of the Year: Eastern England; 
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Cambridge Wine Merchants

International Wine Challenge, Wine Merchant of the Year 2012 : WINNERS!

also: Large Independent Merchant of the year UK, East of England Merchant of the year, Fortified Specialist Merchants of the Year UK

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Tickets for our events are transferable but non-refundable.

However we do run a waiting list for sold-out tastings (and they nearly always sell out) - if you need to cancel we'll try our best to sell your place on to the waiting list.

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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines - Spring 2021 courses


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


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 understanding to explain style and quality,Unit2, how to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting wine (SAT)

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

When? Saturdays, (online) April 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15 & 22 (includes study materials & 70 wine samples)               Tuesdays, (classroom - Cambridge Wine Merchants, 163 Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge),      
                                             April 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2021



How much?

£795 (includes tuition, study materials, wine samples & exam)

How to book?



or contact Steve on info@cambridgewineacademy.com