Internationally recognised WSET qualification on wine and spirits.


Anyone can say they are an expert in wine or spirits, however, with a WSET qualification you can prove it at an international level.

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) is the largest global provider of wine, spirits and sake qualifications. The WSET is devoted to the development and delivery of qualifications and courses in wines and spirits. Established in 1969 for the UK wine trade, WSET has since grown to become the global industry leader.

All WSET courses are delivered in English to offer professionals and enthusiasts the opportunity to confidently interact with coworkers and people from all over the world using an appropriate and technical vocabulary.

Wine School Italia is an Approved Program Provider for the WSET with certified teachers. Wine School Italis offers the best training and education courses which develops on progressive and independent levels as regards wine, and on two levels as regards spirits.

In-person classes will be held in Florence. Online learning is also available. Our wine qualification courses will provide you with comprehensive knowledge and solid understanding of wine tasting and evaluation, focusing on the most important wines and wine regions from around the world.

WSET courses are valuable tools to take your career to the next level. They are especially designed for those seeking a professional career in the wine and hospitality industry.

Spirits qualifications are designed for the spirits professional seeking a deep knowledge of the this fascinating world. The WSET course is perfect for spirits enthusiasts wanting to learn more about the product behind the brand, understand the raw materials and production processes behind the different categories and develop analytic tasting abilities. For more detailed information, please get in touch.

WSET courses

Choose your qualification

All WSET courses offered by Wine School Italia are in English to provide the knowledge and skills to operate successfully at an international level.

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

Wine courses for beginners. For individuals new to wine study, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of 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 accurately and make food and wine pairings.

WSET Level 2 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.

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

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.

WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits

For individuals new to the subject, this qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of spirits. You’ll explore the main styles and types of spirits through sight, smell, and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavours and aromas.

WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits

Improve your understanding of spirits and liqueurs. You’ll learn about the fundamental production methods and principal raw materials, discovering how they are used to make the key spirit styles. You will learn about a wide range of spirits and explore the use of spirits in cocktails.

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The best choice for your career

Wine School Italia is a WSET Approved Programme Provider based in Florence. The WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) is the world’s largest provider of wine education, devoted to the development and delivery of qualifications and courses in wines and spirits.


How to enrol on a WSET course

Once you’ve decided you’re ready to take your wine, spirit or sake knowledge to the next level with a WSET qualification, the first step is to work out which qualification

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