Location: Las Vegas
Course Dates and Prices:
The following courses are now available.
WSET LEVEL 1:
Date & Time:Saturday, May 17, 2014: 9:30am-5:30pm
Cost: $349.00 (includes WSET exam, instruction, wine and all study materials)
WSET LEVEL 2:
Date & Time:Fri/Sat/Sun, Apr 11, 12 and 13, 2014: 9:30am-5:30pm
Cost: $950.00 (includes WSET exam, instruction, wine and all study materials)
WSET LEVEL 3:
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FINE VINTAGE COURSES
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James Cluer, Master of Wine, will instruct the courses with assistance from our team of expert instructors.
The Las Vegas Hotel and Casino (LVH) is located one block away from the Strip in Las Vegas. It is the only Las Vegas off-Strip hotel with a Las Vegas Monorail stop right outside its front door for your convenience. The address is 3000 Paradise Road. Onsite parking is available.
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You will need to purchase a starter kit, consisting of 6 ISO tasting glasses in a carry bag ($45 plus tax) unless you have already purchased one from us for a previous course. You will be given the kit on the first day of the course and they are yours to keep.
Everyone appreciates having their own professional wine tasting glasses so you can practice at home and then bring your own glasses to the course.
Las Vegas Wine Courses
Fine Vintage Ltd is pleased to offer WSET wine courses in Las Vegas, Nevada. Wine tasting courses at our Las Vegas Wine School are available for wine enthusiasts and wine industry members including wine importers, agents, wine sales representatives, servers, sommeliers, wine store staff, winemakers and grape growers.
Fine Vintage Ltd is a leading provider of wine education in North America and an Approved Program Provider of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), recognized as the gold standard in wine education. If you want to learn more about wine, for either business or pleasure, then these internationally recognized wine courses are perfect. They are designed for both members of the wine industry, as well as, wine enthusiasts who want to expand their knowledge. The unparalleled expertise of our instructors, combined with our friendly, approachable style, make our wine tasting courses both highly enjoyable and very informative.
Las Vegas wine courses being offered through Fine Vintage Ltd include:
WSET Level 1 – Introductory course for beginners or those with a basic knowledge of wine. The WSET Level 1 course focuses on learning the art of wine tasting, pairing food & wine, and covers the characteristics of the major grape varieties. We also delve into grape growing and winemaking, serving and cellaring wine, and include an overview on local wines.
WSET Level 2 - The Level 2 WSET wine course continues from the Level 1 course, although you are not required to take Level 1 if you already have a very good understanding of wine. This class goes into detail about all the major countries and wine regions including: growing grapes, making wine, the art of tasting in detail, food & wine pairing, classic grape varieties, French and German wines, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese wines, new world wine regions, sparkling and fortified wines and the major spirits.
WSET Level 3 – The WSET Level 3 wine course is a respected qualification in wine and spirits and is required by many employers in the wine industry for the more senior positions. The general interest wine enthusiast can be assured that they have a very high level of knowledge once they complete this course. The Level 3 course goes into significant detail about tasting, grape growing, winemaking, maturation, and then tours the world region by region. We strongly recommend taking the Level 2 course prior to Level 3, although Level 2 is NOT a pre-requisite.
Fine Vintage Courses – Fine Vintage Ltd also offers a course on the Business of Wine. It is suited for people interested in getting into the wine industry, starting a wine-related business, or developing their current career.
About Fine Vintage Ltd
Fine Vintage operates 13 WSET wine schools providing Sommelier courses and wine tasting courses in the USA, Canada and Italy. Fine Vintage wine schools are located in Las Vegas, Nevada, San Francisco, Napa Valley, San Diego, California and in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Victoria, Kelowna, Penticton and Tuscany.
Fine Vintage Ltd is owned and operated by James Cluer, Master of Wine. As a passionate and enthusiastic wine educator, James Cluer draws on his 18 years of international experience to make the WSET wine courses fascinating, fun and always delivered in a relaxed style. He has worked with high profile winemakers in California, France and Australia and visited the majority of the world's wine regions. He has taught over 3,500 students the WSET courses and has one of the highest pass rates in the industry. As a Master of Wine, James is regarded as one of the world's leading experts on wine. The MW is considered to be the pinnacle of qualifications in the wine industry. There are only 30 MW's in North America and 300 worldwide.
Award Winning Wine Courses
Fine Vintage Ltd, Winner of the Riedel Trophy for WSET Educator of the Year 2011. On January 23rd, 2012, at a ceremony in London, Fine Vintage Ltd was awarded the most sought-after trophy amongst wine schools around the world - The Riedel Trophy for WSET Educator of the Year 2011.
Register today for a WSET wine course from Fine Vintage wine school and get the best wine education available in North America.
If you want to learn more about our Las Vegas Wine School, please contact us today.