6 Thursdays, August 24 – September 28, 2023, 6pm-8pm
Exam: Thursday, October 12, 6-8:30pm
WSET’s Level 3 Sake certification is an advanced level qualification for professionals working with sake or sake enthusiasts.
For individuals seeking to develop their expertise in sake, this qualification will provide you with a detailed understanding of the production methods that affect the style, quality and price of sake. Upon completion you will be able to assess sakes accurately, and use this information and your understanding of sakes to make authoritative recommendations. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.
What You’ll Learn
The main techniques used in sake production and how they influence style and quality
The principal and specialty categories of sake
The sake industry and commercial importance of sake in the Japanese and export markets
The principles behind the storage, selection and service of sake
How to taste sake and evaluate quality, identity and price, using WSET’s Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Sake®
The 2 hour and 30 minute examination has two parts:
Blind tasting of two sakes
Written theory examination
Both parts require a pass grade to achieve the Level 3 Award in sake. Upon successful completion of the exam you receive a WSET certificate, lapel pin, and may use the associated WSET certified logo.
Price includes all study materials, examination (one attempt), and tuition.