The Wine & Spirit Education Trust was established in 1969 to promote, provide, and develop high quality education and training in wines and spirits for those in the trade or intending to join it. The WSET designs courses, produces teaching and learning materials working though a networking of registered centers (Approved Program Providers) around the world. The WSET is currently offered in 62 countries, through 540 centers, and to approximately 50,000 students each year.
WSET provides best-in-class education and qualifications to inspire and empower the world’s wine and spirits professionals and enthusiasts. We offer a comprehensive suite of qualifications covering wines, spirits and sake.
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, and the many enthusiasts who have a passion for wines and spirits.
WSET courses are designed mostly for trade members involved or interested in entering the following areas of the wine industry:
Wholesale / Distribution / Importing
In addition to those in the trade, we have an increasing number of avid consumers that attend courses.