Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business.
根據香港法律,不得在業務過程中,向未成年人售賣或供應令人醺醉的酒類。



WSET Courses


Why Study WSET at Sommelier:

Our Educator:

Matt Hui DipWSET, CS, CSW, FWS

Sommelier Education Centre

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WSET Courses Available at Sommelier:

WSET
Qualification
Sessions Total
Teaching
Hours
Wine / Spirits
will be tasted
in class
Examination Course fee
(WSET Study Pack and
Examination included)
Early Bird
(Payment up to
1 month before)
Level 1
Award in Wines
3 6 hours No less than
18 wines
30 Multiple-Choice Questions HKD 2,000 HKD 1,900
Level 1
Award in Sake
3 6 hours No less than
18 sake
30 Multiple-Choice Questions HKD 2,000 HKD 1,900
Level 2
Award in Wines & Spirits
12 29 hours No less than
78 wines and spirits
50 Multiple-Choice Questions HKD 6,900 HKD 6,700
Level 2
Award in Wines (New Syllabus)
10 23.5 hours No less than
70 wines
50 Multiple-Choice Questions HKD 6,900 HKD 6,700
Level 3
Award in Wines
20 60 hours No less than
142 wines
50 Multiple-Choice Questions
4 Short Answer Questions
Blind Tasting of 2 wines
HKD 11,800 HKD 11,400
Level 3
Award in Sake
9 22 hours No less than
54 sake
50 Multiple-Choice Questions
3 Short Answer Questions
Blind Tasting of 2 sake
HKD 7,600 HKD 7,300
Sommelier WSET Course Bundle Offer (For all previous / existing WSET students commencing a new course from 1st January 2018 onwards*)
Level 1 + Level 2 = HK$500 enrolment discount on Level 2 course*
Level 2 + Level 3 = HK$800 enrolment discount on level 3 course*
Level 1 + Level 2 + Level 3 = HK$1,500 enrolment discount on level 3 course*

*Sommelier Company Limited. All Rights Reserved
*Bundle offer cannot be combined with any other sale and early bird discount
*Bundle is excluded for WSET Award in Sake courses

Upcoming Course Schedule:

Code Course Sessions Time Exam Date Fee
HKD
Status Seats
Available
SOMWSETL1026
Cantonese
(English Textbook)
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines 3 Sessions
13/11/2019 (Wed)
20/11/2019 (Wed)
27/11/2019 (Wed)
19:30 - 21:30 30/11/2019
(Sat)
2,000
1,900 (Early Bird)
Seats
Available
11
SOMWSETL1024
Cantonese
(English Textbook)
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines 3 Sessions
04/02/2020 (Tue)
11/02/2020 (Tue)
18/02/2020 (Tue)
19:30 - 21:30 29/02/2020
(Sat)
2,000
1,900 (Early Bird)
Seats
Available
11
SOMWSETL1025
Cantonese
(English Textbook)
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines 3 Sessions
12/02/2020 (Wed)
19/02/2020 (Wed)
26/02/2020 (Wed)
19:30 - 21:30 29/02/2020
(Sat)
2,000
1,900 (Early Bird)
Seats
Available
11
SOMWSETL1001S
Cantonese
(Chinese Textbook)
WSET Level 1 Award in Sake 3 Sessions
03/10/2019 (Thu)
10/10/2019 (Thu)
17/10/2019 (Thu)
19:30 - 21:30 19/10/2019
(Sat)
2,000
1,900 (Early Bird)
Full 0
SOMWSETL1002S
Cantonese
(English Textbook)
WSET Level 1 Award in Sake 3 Sessions
03/12/2019 (Tue)
10/12/2019 (Tue)
17/12/2019 (Tue)
19:30 - 21:30 21/12/2019
(Sat)
2,000
1,900 (Early Bird)
Seats
Available
10
SOMWSETL1003S
Cantonese
(Chinese Textbook)
WSET Level 1 Award in Sake 3 Sessions
07/01/2020 (Tue)
14/01/2020 (Tue)
21/01/2020 (Tue)
19:30 - 21:30 01/02/2020
(Sat)
2,000
1,900 (Early Bird)
Seats
Available
10
SOMWSETL1004S
Cantonese
(English Textbook)
WSET Level 1 Award in Sake 3 Sessions
08/01/2020 (Wed)
15/01/2020 (Wed)
22/01/2020 (Wed)
19:30 - 21:30 01/02/2020
(Sat)
2,000
1,900 (Early Bird)
Seats
Available
10
SOMWSETL2029
Cantonese
(English Textbook)
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits 12 Sessions
03/09/2019 (Tue)
10/09/2019 (Tue)
17/09/2019 (Tue)
24/09/2019 (Tue)
08/10/2019 (Tue)
15/10/2019 (Tue)
22/10/2019 (Tue)
29/10/2019 (Tue)
05/11/2019 (Tue)
12/11/2019 (Tue)
19/11/2019 (Tue)
26/11/2019 (Tue)
19:30 - 22:00 21/12/2019
(Sat)
6,900
6,700 (Early Bird)
Seats
Available
5
SOMWSETL2026
Cantonese
(English Textbook)
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
(New Syllabus)
10 Sessions
18/09/2019 (Wed)
25/09/2019 (Wed)
02/10/2019 (Wed)
09/10/2019 (Wed)
16/10/2019 (Wed)
23/10/2019 (Wed)
30/10/2019 (Wed)
06/11/2019 (Wed)
13/11/2019 (Wed)
20/11/2019 (Wed)
19:30 - 22:00 21/12/2019
(Sat)
6,900
6,700 (Early Bird)
Seats
Available
10
SOMWSETL2028
Cantonese
(English Textbook)
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
(New Syllabus)
10 Sessions
20/09/2019 (Fri)
27/09/2019 (Fri)
04/10/2019 (Fri)
11/10/2019 (Fri)
18/10/2019 (Fri)
25/10/2019 (Fri)
01/11/2019 (Fri)
08/11/2019 (Fri)
15/11/2019 (Fri)
22/11/2019 (Fri)
19:30 - 22:00 21/12/2019
(Sat)
6,900
6,700 (Early Bird)
Seats
Available
11
SOMWSETL2030
Cantonese
(English Textbook)
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
(New Syllabus)
10 Sessions
09/01/2020 (Thu)
16/01/2020 (Thu)
23/01/2020 (Thu)
06/02/2020 (Thu)
13/02/2020 (Thu)
20/02/2020 (Thu)
27/02/2020 (Thu)
05/03/2020 (Thu)
12/03/2020 (Thu)
19/03/2020 (Thu)
19:30 - 22:00 18/04/2020
(Sat)
6,900
6,700 (Early Bird)
Seats
Available
12
SOMWSETL3017
Cantonese
(English Textbook)
WSET Level 3 Award in Wines 20 Sessions
16/09/2019 (Mon)
23/09/2019 (Mon)
30/09/2019 (Mon)
14/10/2019 (Mon)
21/10/2019 (Mon)
28/10/2019 (Mon)
04/11/2019 (Mon)
11/11/2019 (Mon)
18/11/2019 (Mon)
25/11/2019 (Mon)
02/12/2019 (Mon)
09/12/2019 (Mon)
16/12/2019 (Mon)
23/12/2019 (Mon)
30/12/2019 (Mon)
06/01/2020 (Mon)
13/01/2020 (Mon)
20/01/2020 (Mon)
10/02/2020 (Mon)
17/02/2020 (Mon)
19:30 - 22:30 29/02/2020
(Sat)
11,800
11,400 (Early Bird)
Full 0
SOMWSETL3018
Cantonese
(English Textbook)
WSET Level 3 Award in Wines 20 Sessions
01/02/2020 (Sat)
08/02/2020 (Sat)
15/02/2020 (Sat)
22/02/2020 (Sat)
29/02/2020 (Sat)
07/03/2020 (Sat)
14/03/2020 (Sat)
21/03/2020 (Sat)
28/03/2020 (Sat)
18/04/2020 (Sat)
25/04/2020 (Sat)
02/05/2020 (Sat)
09/05/2020 (Sat)
16/05/2020 (Sat)
23/05/2020 (Sat)
30/05/2020 (Sat)
06/06/2020 (Sat)
13/06/2020 (Sat)
20/06/2020 (Sat)
11/07/2020 (Sat)
14:30 - 17:30 25/07/2020
(Sat)
11,800
11,400 (Early Bird)
Seats
Available
9
SOMWSETL3002S
Cantonese
(English Textbook)
WSET Level 3 Award in Sake 9 Sessions
28/09/2019 (Sat)
05/10/2019 (Sat)
12/10/2019 (Sat)
19/10/2019 (Sat)
26/10/2019 (Sat)
02/11/2019 (Sat)
09/11/2019 (Sat)
16/11/2019 (Sat)
23/11/2019 (Sat)
15:00 - 17:30 21/12/2019
(Sat)
7,600
7,300 (Early Bird)
Full 0
SOMWSETL3001S
Cantonese
(English Textbook)
WSET Level 3 Award in Sake 9 Sessions
24/10/2019 (Thu)
31/10/2019 (Thu)
07/11/2019 (Thu)
14/11/2019 (Thu)
21/11/2019 (Thu)
28/11/2019 (Thu)
05/12/2019 (Thu)
12/12/2019 (Thu)
19/12/2019 (Thu)
19:30 - 22:00 11/01/2020
(Sat)
7,600
7,300 (Early Bird)
Full 0
SOMWSETL3003S
Cantonese
(English Textbook)
WSET Level 3 Award in Sake 9 Sessions
25/10/2019 (Fri)
01/11/2019 (Fri)
08/11/2019 (Fri)
15/11/2019 (Fri)
22/11/2019 (Fri)
29/11/2019 (Fri)
06/12/2019 (Fri)
13/12/2019 (Fri)
20/12/2019 (Fri)
19:30 - 22:00 11/01/2020
(Sat)
7,600
7,300 (Early Bird)
Seats
Available
10
SOMWSETL3004S
Cantonese
(English Textbook)
WSET Level 3 Award in Sake 9 Sessions
10/01/2020 (Fri)
17/01/2020 (Fri)
24/01/2020 (Fri)
14/02/2020 (Fri)
21/02/2020 (Fri)
28/02/2020 (Fri)
06/03/2020 (Fri)
13/03/2020 (Fri)
20/03/2020 (Fri)
11:30 - 22:00 18/04/2020
(Sat)
7,600
7,300 (Early Bird)
Seats
Available
11
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WSET Course Descriptions:

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

QUALIFICATION AIMS
The WSET Level 3 Award in Wines is designed to give a thorough understanding of the factors that account for the style, quality and price of the principal still, sparkling and fortified wines of the world. The qualification will assist those who are required to make professional evaluations of wines with regards to their style, quality and price. The qualification provides the in-depth product knowledge required to underpin job skills and competencies, for example in product selection in the retail and hospitality sectors.

Successful candidates will be able to describe the characteristics of the principal wines of the world and give information on the key factors influencing style, quality and price. They will consequently be in a position to advise management, to answer customer queries authoritatively, and to make informed selections of wines in a variety of situations.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Be aged 18 or above
It is recommended that students complete the Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits before progressing to the Level 3 Award. Sommelier will invite students who have not obtained Level 2 Awards to attend a knowledge assessment (Optional)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
An advanced level qualification for professionals working in the wine industry and for wine enthusiasts.

For individuals seeking to delve deeper into the world of wines, this qualification provides a detailed understanding of grape growing and wine making. Upon completion you will be able to assess wines accurately, and use your understanding to confidently explain wine style and quality.

(Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo)

PROGRAMME OUTLINE
  • Natural factors and human influences in the vineyard
  • Human influences in the winery
  • Major wine production countries of the world
  • Sparkling Wines and Fortified Wines of the world
  • How to apply your understanding to explain wine style and quality
  • How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)

Level 3 Session Plan (20 Sessions, 3 hours each)
  • Course induction and tasting technique (6 Wines)
  • Natural factors and human influences in the vineyard (6 Wines)
  • Human influences in the winery (6 Wines)
  • Germany and Austria (8 Wines)
  • Alsace and Loire (8 Wines)
  • Bordeaux and South West France (8 Wines)
  • Burgundy (8 Wines)
  • Beaujolais and the northern Rhône Valley (8 Wines)
  • Southern Rhône and the south of France (8 Wines)
  • Spain (8 Wines)
  • Northern Italy (8 Wines)
  • Central and southern Italy (8 Wines)
  • Other European countries and regions (Tokaj, Portugal, Greece) (6 Wines)
  • Australia and New Zealand (8 Wines)
  • South Africa, USA and Canada (8 Wines)
  • Argentina and Chile (8 Wines)
  • Sparkling Wines (8 Wines)
  • Fortified Wines (8 Wines)
  • Revision (4 Wines)
  • Mock Exam and revision (2 Wines)

Download: Level 3 Award in Wines Specification (2017)

WSET Level 3 Award in Sake

QUALIFICATION AIMS
For individuals seeking to develop their expertise in sake, this qualification will provide you with a detailed understanding of the production methods that affect the style, quality and price of sake. Upon completion you will be able to assess sakes accurately, and use this information and your understanding of sakes to make authoritative recommendations. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Be aged 18 or above
Candidates are required to complete a two-week online pre-study programme before attending the course.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE
  • The main techniques that are used in the production of sake and how they influence style and quality
  • The principal and specialty categories of sake
  • 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)

Level 3 Session Plan (9 Sessions, 2.5 hours each)
  • Course induction and tasting technique (6 Sake)
  • Rice growing and preparation (6 Sake)
  • Koji, water and yeast (6 Sake)
  • Fermentation and sake style (6 Sake)
  • Other production factors (6 Sake)
  • Service of sake (8 Sake)
  • Other labelling terms, Tōji and regionality (8 Sake)
  • Sake trade and revision (6 Sake / 2 hours)
  • Revision and mock exam (4 Sake)

Download: Level 3 Award in Sake Specification (2017)

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

QUALIFICATION AIMS
This course covers the major grape varieties and where they are grown around the world. Students are taught how to taste wine professionally using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Be aged 18 or above
There is no academic prerequisite for this program

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This qualification is popular with wine and spirit employees and will give students excellent all-round product knowledge. The course is also suitable for the interested consumer.

(Successful students will receive a certificate and WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits lapel pin)

PROGRAMME OUTLINE
  • How wine is made and other factors influencing the style of wine
  • Key white grape varieties
  • Key black grape varieties
  • Wine-producing regions of the world
  • Sparkling wines
  • Sweet wines and fortified wines
  • Spirits and liqueurs
  • Label terminology
  • Food and wine pairing
  • The WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine
  • To gain the qualification students need to pass a multiple-choice paper of 50 questions

Level 2 Session Plan (12 Sessions, 2.5 hours each)
  • Course Introduction, Tasting Technique, Food and Wine Pairing and Social Responsibility (4 Wines)
  • Factors Influencing Style, Quality and Price, The Wine Label (6 Wines)
  • Chardonnay and Pinot Noir (8 Wines)
  • Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc (8 Wines)
  • Syrah, Grenache and Riesling (8 Wines)
  • Other White Grape Varieties and White Wines (8 Wines)
  • Other Black Grape Varieties and Red Wines (8 Wines)
  • Sparkling Wines (8 Wines)
  • Sweet Wines (6 Wines / 2 hours)
  • Fortified Wines (6 Wines / 2 hours)
  • Spirits (8 Spirits)
  • Revision

Download: Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits Specification (2017)

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines (New Syllabus)

QUALIFICATION AIMS
This qualification is intended for beginners wishing to learn about a wide range of wines or those seeking to build on the introductory knowledge gained with the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines. You’ll gain knowledge of the principal and regionally important grape varieties of the world, the regions in which they are grown, and the styles of wine they produce. Through a combination of tasting and theory, you’ll explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Be aged 18 or above
There is no academic prerequisite for this program

PROGRAMME OUTLINE
  • How to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine®(SAT)
  • How environmental factors, grape-growing, winemaking and maturation options influence the style and quality of wines made from eight principal grape varieties:
    • Chardonnay
    • Pinot Grigio/Gris
    • Sauvignon Blanc
    • Riesling
    • Cabernet Sauvignon
    • Merlot
    • Pinot Noir
    • Syrah/Shiraz
  • The style and quality of wines:
    • made from 22 regionally important grape varieties
    • produced in over 70 geographical indications (GIs) around the world
  • How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles of:
    • Sparkling wines
    • Fortified wines
  • Key labelling terms used to indicate origin, style and quality
  • Principles and processes involved in the storage and service of wine
  • Principles of food and wine pairing
  • To gain the qualification students need to pass a multiple-choice paper of 50 questions

Level 2 Session Plan (10 Sessions, 2 - 2.5 hours each)
  • Tasting Technique, Food and Wine Pairing (4 Wines)
  • Factors influencing the production of red wines (8 Wines)
  • Factors influencing the production of white, sweet and rosé wines (8 Wines)
  • Major white grape varieties around the world (8 Wines)
  • Major black grape varieties around the world (8 Wines)
  • Other black grape varieties around the world (8 Wines)
  • Major Italian Grape Varieties (10 Wines)
  • Sparkling Wines (6 Wines / 2 hours)
  • Fortified Wines (6 Wines / 2 hours)
  • Revision

Download: Level 2 Award in Wines Specification (2019)

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

QUALIFICATION AIMS
This course provides basic wine knowledge as well looking at how to match food with wine.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Be aged 18 or above
There is no academic prerequisite for this program

PROGRAMME OUTLINE
  • 3 Sessions no less than 18 Wines
  • Introduction to Wine
  • Introduction to Wine Tasting
  • Grape Varieties and Wine Styles
  • The Storage and Service of Wine
  • Social Responsibility
  • Introduction to Food and Wine Pairing
  • To gain the qualification students need to successfully pass a multiple-choice paper of 30 questions

Level 1 Session Plan (3 Sessions, 2 hours each))
  • Introduction to World of Wine and How to Taste Wine (6 Wines)
  • Pronunciation. Storage & Service. Major Grape Varieties (6 Wines)
  • Introduction to Food and Wine Pairing. Major Grape Varieties (6 Wines)

Download: Level 1 Award in Wines Specification (2018)

WSET Level 1 Award in Sake

QUALIFICATION AIMS
For individuals new to the subject, this qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of sake. You’ll explore the main styles and types of sake through sight, smell and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavours and aromas. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Be aged 18 or above
There is no academic prerequisite for this program

PROGRAMME OUTLINE
  • The basic principles of sake production
  • The main types and styles of sake
  • How to serve sake
  • Factors affecting the flavour of sake
  • How to describe sake using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Sake (SAT)

Level 1 Session Plan (3 Sessions, 2 hours each))
  • Introduction to World of sake and how to taste Sake (6 Sake)
  • Basic sake production and style of sakes (6 Sake)
  • Service and food pairing (6 Sake)

Download: Level 1 Award in Sake Specification (2017)

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