WSET Courses in Manchester

Manchester Wine School offers three WSET courses in Manchester City Centre; Level 1 Award in Wine, Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits and Level 3 Award in Wine.

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust, often referred to as WSET, is generally regarded as the world's leading provider of wine education.

WSET qualifications are globally recognised as the international standard in wine and spirit knowledge. They are designed for those who are just starting out in their careers, as well as established professionals, but also for enthusiastic amateurs who have a passion for wines and spirits.

We are an approved APP (Approved Programme Provider) with WSET and the 2015 Riedel WSET Educator of the Year Winner for our Local Wine School network. In 2016 x4 students from our network were recipients of WSET Scholarships meaning they achieved some of the highest marks in the country!

Top 5 reasons to study WSET in Manchester with us?

  1. Our tutors are amongst the highest-performing WSET trainers in the UK, and our students enjoy well above WSET UK national average exam results 
  2. A personal service, from point of booking through to receiving results. We provide direct feedback on progress during your course and support when needed, even outside of classroom hours
  3. Low student numbers on each course (av.12 people) to give you more individual attention
  4. We don't sell wine, we are professional qualified wine educators - we don't do anything else!
  5. Wine tasting is fun and we make all our courses fun and interactive. Yes even the WSET level 3 course!! Remember slurping is a skill!!!

For more information and to book a place on an upcoming course please click on the course level below.  If you are not sure which is the right level for you please feel free to contact us

WSET L1 in Manchester

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines - £135.00 (1 full day)

  • A beginner level introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine
  • You’ll explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accuratelythe practice of storing and serving wine, and make food and wine pairings.
  • No previous experience of Wine Tasting is necessary to register on this course.
  • Not sure if this is the right level for you? Click here to view the Course Specification including sample exam questions.

WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits - £325.00 (3 full days)

WSET L2 in Manchester
  • A beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring wines and spirits for those working in the industry or wine and spirit enthusiasts.
  • This qualification explores the major grape varieties and important wine regions in which they are grown. You’ll learn about the styles of wines produced from these grapes as well as key classifications and labelling terminology. A basic overview of the key categories of spirits and liqueurs will also be provided.
  • Please note- you do not need to have completed WSET Level 1 in order register for Level 2.
  • It is a natural progression for those who have attended the Manchester Wine School 8 Week World of Wine Course.
  • Not sure if this is the right level for you? Click here to view the Course Specification including sample exam questions.

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines - £625.00 (5 full days)WSET L3 in Manchester

  • An advanced level qualification for professionals working in the wine industry and for wine enthusiasts.
  • 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
  • We recommend this course to those who have already completed the WSET Level 2 Wines and Spirits course, however, it  is not a requirement to have completed this prior to enrolment on this course. Please ensure you review the course specification.

If none of the Manchester Wine School dates are suitable, you could attend the course with one of the other schools within the Local Wine School network. Yorkshire Wine School in Leeds, Lancashire Wine School in Preston and Birmingham Wine School, all offer WSET qualifications throughout the calendar year. Please click on the wine school name above for further information.








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