The Wine and Spirit Education Trust was founded in the UK in 1969 to provide high quality education and training in wines and spirits. Since then, WSET has grown into the foremost international body in the field of wines and spirits education, with a suite of sought-after qualifications. Although based in London, there are around 600 centres in 60 countries around the world and Riviera Wine was the first one to become an Approved Program Provider on the Riviera.

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WSET Level 2 awards in wines and spirits

The WSET Level 2 Award in wines and spirits is intended for yacht crew who are aspiring to a Chief Steward/ess position or anyone who wishes to deepen their knowledge of wine and spirits.The course is very intensive, lasting three full days with the exam at the end of Day 3. The syllabus includes topics such as the key wine-producing areas of the world, grape varieties, label terminology, tasting wine, decanting and food and wine matching.

Antibes/ Juan les Pins -  23rd- 25th of October 2017

Antibes/ Juan les Pins - 20th-22nd of November 2017

Price: 650€ (including VAT, study pack and examination fee)

WSET level 3 Award in wines

The WSET Level 3 Award in wines lasts 6 days and it is a very intense, informative in-depth wine course. It is strongly recommended to have done the Intermediate before or to have an equal level of experience and knowledge. During the first 5 days we will taste 100 wines, go through wine making and viticulture, classification systems, wine regions and grape varieties and much more. On the morning of the 6th day you will take your exam which consists of a blind tasting and theory part. This course really gives you good base in the world of wine and you will be able to advice and recommend your clients with great confidence.

Antibes/ Juan les Pins 10-17th of January with a break over the weekend

Price: 950€ (including VAT, study pack and examination fee)