The WSET Online courses are done as complete self study, with students having access to their online modules for a set period of time.

Students should hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines or be able to demonstrate knowledge at this level. It will be assumed that students have basic computer literacy, internet navigation skills and a good level of English.

What you’ll learn

Unit 1

  • The key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling
  • How these key factors influence the key characteristics of the principal
    • still wines of the world
    • sparkling wines of the world
    • fortified wines of the world
  • How to apply your understanding to explain wine style and quality

Unit 2

  • How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)

Find out more about the learning objectives here: WSET Level 3 in Wines Specification (2022).


Unit 1 is assessed by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions and a short-written answer paper. Unit 2 is assessed by a blind tasting of two wines. All exams are in Miami, FL. Contact us for your exam date.

Wine Tasting Kit* by Master the World (valued at $300)

Our WSET Level 3 online course includes a wine tasting kit with 18 bottles (187 ml) highlighting major grape varieties, regions, and styles. Ground shipping is included and you will receive your order at home.

The price for the WSET Level 3 online includes:

  • 18-bottle Wine Tasting Kit* ($300 value)
  • All exam fees, certificate and lapel pin
  • 12-months access to the online course and materials
  • USPS shipping (certificate) to any US address, and Ground shipping (wine kits)**

*This kit is made for WSET L3 students who are training their palates to recognize benchmark wines from around the world.  Orders are processed within 7 days of receipt. Ground shipping is included through UPS/Fedex from Northern California and can take up to 7 business days. You will receive a shipment notification when your order is processed to ship.

**Master the World usually ship via UPS to most US states except for the following: AL, AR, DE, KY, MS, RI, SD and UT. They can also ship to AK, HI and some international destinations for an additional charge – Please email directly at