WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

Vera Wine is proud to collaborate with The Prince Wine Store to bring The Wine and Spirits Education Trust to Newcastle.

The course is taught by Florence Diffey DipWSET who a certified WSET educator and co-owner of Vera Wine. The WSET courses are facilitated by the Prince Wine Store who are one of few Approved Program Providers of WSET in Australia.


30 hours of tuition and a 2.5hr exam held over 10 weeks


15 x 2 hour sessions including:

9 x Monday evening sessions from 6-8pm and 2 x Saturday Intensives from 9:30am till 5pm

Vera Wine Forum, 121 Tudor Street Hamilton 2303




Introduction to the Systematic Approach to Tasting; Winemaking; Burgundy & Alsace; Loire, Rhone & Southern France; Germany, Austria, Hungary & Greece; Italy; Spain & Portugal; USA & Canada; South America & South Africa; Australia & New Zealand, Sparkling; Fortified wines


Completion of the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is a strict pre-requisite for this course. Please contact to check your suitability.


A multiple choice paper of 50 questions: Pass Mark 55%

A short answer paper of four questions: Pass Mark 55%

A tasting examination: correctly identify two wines and produce a written analysis using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting.


*Bookings are made via the Prince Wine Store website. The link to book and calendar are below

Level 3 Course Materials

Level 3 award in wines

Calendar & Book

June 2024


Tuesday, 18 June 2024, 6-8pm

Tuesday, 25 June 2024 6-8pm

Tuesday, 2 July 2024 6-8pm

Tuesday, 9 July 2024 6-8pm

Saturday, 13 July 2024 9.30am-5pm

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 6-8pm

Tuesday, 23 July 2024 6-8pm

Tuesday, 30 July 2024 6-8pm

Saturday, 3 August 2024 9.30am-5pm

Tuesday, 6 August 2024 6-8pm

Tuesday, 13 August 2024 6-8pm

Tuesday, 20 August 2024 6-9pm (Exam)

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