The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®) was founded 1969 im London. Its goal is to offer high class wine and spirits education. The Trust is now represented in over 40 countries of the world and the courses are offered in the most important languages. There are 5 Levels of qualification. The Diploma in Wines and Spirits (Levels 4/5) is a prerequisite to enter the prestigious Master of Wine courses.
The courses are available for interested amateurs as well as for professionals in gastronomy ant the trade. The Wein-Werkstatt is an Approved Program Provider (APP). For more details, visit

Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

This qualification offers a broad overview into the world of wine. All wine styles are covered as well as the most important spirits. The course takes three days, usually offered on Saturdays or on an entire weekend (Friday to Sunday).

Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits

This course covers deep knowledge about wines and spirits. It is the ideal preparation for the Diploma Level 4 & 5. It appeals to interested wine lovers and professionals in the hospitality industry and the wine trade. The course takes five days, usually offered on Saturdays or Mondays