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WSET Level 3 Award in Sake


The WSET® Level 3 Award in Sake is designed to give a thorough understanding of sake and its commercial importance in the world’s market. 

This course will assist those who are required to make professional evaluations of sakes with regards to their quality and commercial value. The course provides in-depth product knowledge required to underpin job skills and competencies, for example in product selection in the retail and hospitality sectors. It is also a course suitable to keen amateurs wishing to explore the world of Sake.

What you will learn

  • Describe the characteristics of the principal sake categories
  • Give information on the key factors influencing style, quality and value 
  • The sake industry and the 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 the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Sake® (SAT).

Students will be required to complete a monitored online study programme which will commence two weeks before attending the classroom-based element of the course.

It is a requirement that the WSET specification document is read before you pay.

Entry Requirements

No prior learning in the subject is required to enrol on this course, however, students will be required to complete a monitored online study programme.

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