New Zealand School of Wines and Spirits

Queenstown Level 3 Award in Wines

an intensive study of the world's wines


This qualification is intended to provide core knowledge of the wide range of wines from around the world, with in-depth study over 5 intensive days. Spirits have been deleted from the syllabus.

Study packs are delivered once enrolments are closed so students can familiarise themselves with the materials. This course requires at least 56 hours of self study once the course has started. 

The 2.5 hour final exam comprises 60 multiple choice questions, 4 short answer questions and a blind tasting of two wines.