Level 3 – Advanced Online Wine Class

Online Wine Certification Course

Level 3 – Advanced Online Wine Class

Online Wine Certification Course

We are currently revising this course to reflect the latest developments in the major wine regions of the world.

Here you can read the course description, and if you are interested to join the list of wine lovers waiting for its release please contact us.

Course Overview

This is an Advanced course that goes in-depth on the most important and useful topics in wine. Upon successful completion you will be able to speak knowledgeably about the classic grape varieties and wine regions of the world. You will know the key facts that determine the style and quality of the wines in each region. You will be able to describe the typical structure, aromas and flavors of them.

You will also learn the names of the most important quality producers in each region, wineries that are widely considered to be the benchmarks. This will enable you to choose wines in a restaurant or retail store with confidence.

There are 17 modules:

Module 1: Growing Grapes & Terroir
Module 2: Making and maturing wine
Module 3: The 10 most important white grapes
Module 4: The 10 most important red grapes
Module 5: How to describe wines
Module 6: Classic regions of France
Module 7: Classic regions of Italy
Module 8: Classic regions of Spain
Module 9: Classic regions of Germany
Module10: Classic regions of North America
Module11: Classic regions of South America
Module12: Classic regions of Australia
Module13: Classic regions of New Zealand
Module14: Classic regions of South Africa
Module15: Buying wines
Module16: Glassware, decanting, serving & cellaring
Module17: Examination – 100 questions multiple choice

Learn Anytime, Anywhere

You can begin immediately once you enroll, and take the course anytime you want, from anywhere. Typically it takes about 1-2 hours per module, depending on your learning style and speed. After you complete the course models you can go back and review the entire course as many times as you like to revise and reinforce the knowledge. You have 90 days to complete the course.

Examination & Certification

At the end of the course there is a 100 question multiple choice exam. You need to get 65% of the questions correct to pass. If you fail the exam you may retake it free of charge. Upon successful completion you can access and print your certificate. This certification is useful for all those in the drinks trade and hospitality business, and a source of pride for those taking it for general interest.

Price: $499 USD

 

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Fine Vintage Certification

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Who Takes This Course?

This course is for the wine lover who wants to take their knowledge to an Advanced level, knowing much more than the basics.

It’s for people who want to speak about wine to customers in restaurants or at retail, and for wine lovers who want to make informed purchasing decisions and discuss their passion for wine with friends and family. It is a course for both personal growth and enjoyment, and many take it for their career advancement.

Technology

We recommend you take it on a computer or ipad rather than a mobile device. As soon as you enroll you will receive an email with a login and password. You can get started instantly and complete it in one sitting, or you can take up to 90 days and devour it bit by bit.

Technology

We recommend you take it on a computer or ipad rather than a mobile device. As soon as you enroll you will receive an email with a login and password. You can get started instantly and complete it in one sitting, or you can take up to 90 days and devour it bit by bit.

Is It Difficult?

This is an Advanced course and so by nature it requires interest, time and a thirst for knowledge. But if you already have the Fine Vintage Level 1 and Level 2, or you have a solid base of knowledge already, then it is not difficult. You can go back through the various modules as many times as you like, take the course at your own speed, and take the 100 question multiple choice exam as many times as needed. So if you dedicate yourself then it is not difficult to learn the material and pass the examination. As a comparison the level of difficulty is between WSET Level 2 and WSET Level 3.

Are There Pre-Requisites?

No.

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Will I get a certification from Fine Vintage online courses?

Yes. As soon as you pass the exam you will have access to your personalized certificate in a PDF.

How do I take the exams?

You take them Online at the end of the course. There is no need to come to an exam centre.

How many times can I re-take the exam?

You can take the exam as many times as necessary until you pass. Once you pass you are not permitted to re-take the exam.

How long does it take to do these courses?

The estimated course times are noted above in each course description.

What is the refund policy?

All sales are final. There are no refunds.

Is it true that these courses were created by Masters of Wine?

Yes. James Cluer MW and Philip Goodband MW created these courses over many years.