What is WSET?

Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET)

WSET is the sole wine and spirit organization that is recognized in the UK as a national awarding body of vocational qualifications. Since it’s foundation in 1969, WSET has gained reputation as the world’s best international wine education qualification organization with a selection of globally well-received wine and spirits education programs.

Quality Management system has been put in place to guarantee the service provider across the global meets the high quality and standard set out by the WSET organization.

Achieving WSET certifications has been considered a great segue into the Master of Wine. There is no doubt that the WSET training is the perfect program for those who wish to have a strong first start in the journey of wine exploration.

Explore Our Courses

WSET LEVEL 1 AWARD IN SAKE

A beginner level introduction to sake for those starting a career in the industry or pursuing an interest in sake.
  
  

How will you benefit?

1. Get to know the main ingredients of sake and the basic principles of sake production.

2. Explore the main styles and types of sake through sight, smell, taste and key factors affecting sake’s flavours and aromas.

3. Gain basic knowledge of proper sake storage and service.

Final exam

The examination (a 30-question multiple choice paper) is sat at the end of the day, to be completed within 45 minutes. Internationally recognized WSET® Level 1 Certificate and Lapel pin delivered upon successful exam completion.

  
  
  
  

How many wines will be tasted?

7 sakes
  
  
  
  

Entry requirements

Our sake education program is open for the public and does not require any prior diploma. The course will be conducted in English.
  
  

WSET LEVEL 1 AWARD IN WINES

A beginner level introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine.

  

How will you benefit?

1. Get to know the world of wine, common wine grapes varieties and their characteristics.

2. Explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell and taste 

3. Gain basic skills to describe wine accurately and make food and wine pairings.

  

Final exam

The examination (a 30-question multiple choice paper) is sat at the end of the day, to be completed within 45 minutes. Internationally recognized WSET® Level 1 Certificate and Lapel pin delivered upon successful exam completion.
  
  
  
  
  

How many wines will be tasted?

10 wines
  
  
  
  
  

Entry requirements

Our wine education program is open for the public and does not require any prior diploma. The course will be conducted in English.
  
  

WSET LEVEL 2 AWARD IN WINES

A beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring wines, suitable for industry professionals and wine enthusiasts.
  

How will you benefit?

1. Explore the major grape varieties and important wine regions in which they are grown.

2. Discover the styles of wines produced from these grapes, key classifications and labeling terminology.

3. Understand the key principles and processes involved in the storage and service of wine, and in the pairing of food and wine.

Final exam

The examination is sat in the final session by way of a 50-question multiple choice paper to be completed within one hour.
Internationally recognized WSET® Level 2 Certificate and Lapel pin delivered upon successful exam completion.
  
  
  
  

How many wines will be tasted?

40+ wines,
including bottles from the World's Most Admired Wine Brands 2019: Penfolds, Torres, Villa Maria, Concha y Toro, Guigal among others.

Entry requirements

Our wine education program is open for the public and does not require any prior diploma. The course will be conducted in English.
  
  

WSET LEVEL 3 AWARD IN WINES

A high-level course in wines, perfect for the serious wine enthusiast or those who need to make informed decisions or recommendations about wine for work.

How will you benefit?

1. The key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling

2. The key characteristics of the principal;
• still wines of the world
• sparkling wines of the world
• fortified wines of the world

3. How to make appropriate wine recommendations

Final exam

The exam is assessed in two parts, which takes place in the last session of the course: 
• A combined theory paper consisting of 50 multiple-choice questions and four short written answer questions. 
• A tasting paper consisting of a blind tasting of two wines. 
Internationally recognized WSET® Level 3 Certificate and Lapel pin delivered upon successful exam completion.

How many wines will be tasted?

70+ wines,
including bottles from the World’s Most Admired Wine Brands 2019: Torres, Concha y Toro, Guigal.
  

Entry requirements

This course is open to students who have passed the Level 2 Award in Wines or have obtained the relevant knowledge and experience. The course will be conducted in English.

OUR UPCOMING CLASSES
WSET WEEKEND CLASSES ARE NOW AVAILABLE

- WSET Level 1 Awards in Wines: 6 hour session, weekend/evening wine class
- WSET Level 2 Awards in Wines: 18 hour session, weekend wine class
- WSET Level 3 Awards in Wines: 35 hour session, five day wine class
WSET LEVEL 1
VND 4,500,000
HO CHI MINH CITY
COMING SOON
WSET LEVEL 1
VND 4,500,000
HANOI
COMING SOON
WSET LEVEL 2
VND 12,000,000
HO CHI MINH CITY
COMING SOON
WSET LEVEL 2
VND 12,000,000
HANOI
COMING SOON
WSET SAKE LEVEL 1
VND 7,000,000
HO CHI MINH CITY
COMING SOON
WSET SAKE LEVEL 1
VND 7,000,000
HANOI
COMING SOON
"Our mission is to develop the hospitality industry, nourish the passion and broaden the knowledge of wines for customers. We always desire to help you make your very first step into the world of wines."

OUR INSTRUCTORS

Our instructors are dedicated, enthusiastic professionals who are eager to provide you with top-notch knowledge of wine.
Sommelier WSET WINE EDUCATOR

MR. MAXIME DUBOIS

WINE EDUCATOR

Graduated from Ferrandi School in Paris (Bachelor in Restaurant Management), Mr. Dubois opened & managed a restaurant/wine bar for 5 years in Dublin, Ireland. Since 2016, he is a Certified Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers. Co-founder of a food & wine World tour, he has travelled through many wine producing countries to meet and work with producers. Having passed WSET Level 3 with Distinction, he is now Wine Educator at Celliers d'Asie in Hanoi.

MR. RICARDO HERRERA

WINE EDUCATOR

Being certified Sommelier from Escola Superior d'Hostaleria de Barcelona and Universitat Rovira i Virgili in 2012, Mr. Herrera started his career as a sommelier in Mirazur*** France. Over the past 7 years, he has been travelling around the world and working in Barcelona at Michelin starred restaurants and also teaching WSET course after holding his WSET Level 3 Certificate with Merit in 2015. By the end of 2019, he successfully passed his WSET Level 4 Diploma and achieved his Weinakademiker Title with Distinction. He is now Wine Educator in Ho Chi Minh City.

WSET MR. SYLVAIN BOURNIGAULT WINE EDUCATOR

MR. SYLVAIN BOURNIGAULT

WINE EDUCATOR

Mr. Bournigault holds two Master's Degrees in Business Law, and Wine Law &Trade of Université Bordeaux I, WSET Level 3 with Distinction and WSET Level 4 Diploma with Merit. Skilled in Marketing Management, Food & Beverage, FMCG and Hospitality Management, with a strong passion for wines and spirits and great experience, Mr. Bournigault has been working with Celliers d'Asie for 25 years and gained much respect in the industry.
wset ms vân anh WINE EDUCATOR

MRS. LE VAN ANH

WINE EDUCATOR

With a MBA and years of experience in the wines and spirits industry, Mrs. Van Anh holds an important position at Red Apron Fine Wines and Spirits: the company's Managing Partner. Having achieved WSET Level 3 with Distinction, WSET Level 4 Diploma and as a Certified Educator of WSET Level 1-2-3, she hopes to spread not only the passion for wine but also the knowledge of wine to Vietnamese people.
CONTACT
Red Apron & Celliers d’Asie Wine School offers wine training courses in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Phu Quoc.
Our Adresses
Hanoi | 5th floor, No 2 Yen The Street, Ba Dinh District
Ho Chi Minh City | No 2 Chu Manh Trinh Street, District 1
Phu Quoc | 213 Nguyen Trung Truc, 5 Quarter, Duong Dong Town
Our Email Address
wset@redapron.vn
Our Hotline
090 620 3238
Our Facebook page
www.facebook.com/wsetvn/
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