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WSET Courses at Linfield

Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET)

WSET provides high-quality education in wines and spirits to more than 94,000 people every year around the globe, making it the biggest and most respected wine education and certification organization of its kind in the world. As a WSET approved program provider, Linfield offers Oregon’s industry professionals, local beverage enthusiasts and Linfield students the opportunity to study and earn WSET awards on campus and online.

 

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WSET Courses at Linfield

Note: Registration closes eight days before all course start dates. 

Level 1 WSET wine glasses

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
In-Person resumes August 2021!

Get a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. Explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines and make food and wine pairings.


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Level 2 grapes in vineyard

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
In-person resumes July 2021!

ONLINE 

Expand knowledge beyond the basics by focusing on the characteristics of grape varieties, the styles of wine they produce and how to use label information to understand a wine’s quality and style.


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Level 3 tasting layout

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
June 7 - August 8, 2021

ONLINE

Learn to assess wines accurately and use your understanding to confidently explain wine style and quality. Geared toward wine industry professionals and advanced enthusiasts.


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Level 1 sake

WSET Level 1 Award in Sake
(coming soon)

Get a hands-on introduction to the world of sake. Explore the main styles and types of sake through sight, smell and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavors and aromas. 

 


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Level 1 whiskey glasses

WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits
(coming soon)

Get a hands-on introduction to the world of spirits. Explore the main styles and types of spirits through sight, smell and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavors and aromas. 

 


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Meet the instructors

Julia Burke
Course Instructor, WSET Diploma

Samantha Cole-Johnson
Course Instructor, WSET Diploma

Toni Ketrenos
Instructional Associate, Diploma in Wine and Spirits with Merit

Questions?

For more information about certifications or transferring into Linfield's program, please email us: wset@linfield.edu