The Wine Education Institute (WEI) offers French, Spanish and Italian Wine Scholar Guild Certification as well as Levels 1-3 in WSET Awards in Wine and Levels 1 and 2 in Spirits. All are offered online here.  Featured here in the Alcohol Education Alliance Online Classroom are their Certified and Certified Advanced Sommelier Certifications. 

This two quizzes will help us decide on the best WSET class for you. 

Skill Level: Beginner

Welcome to the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines, a wine course designed to give you a taste of the wonderful world of wine! The world of wine can indeed be very daunting. How do you know what the differences are between wines, and what information can be used to help you to identify these differences? 

This course is designed to offer some simple answers to these questions. You will be introduced to the main styles of wine, principal grape varieties and other examples of wines. This will enable you to read many wine labels and know what to expect from the wine inside the bottle. You will also cover wine service as well as the theory of pairing wine and food: you will discover that some simple rules make this subject easy to understand.

Skill Level: Beginner

This qualification aims to provide basic product knowledge and skills in the service of spirits to help prepare a person for their job in hospitality or other sectors of the spirits industry. This may also appeal to the spirits consumer.

Skill Level: Beginner

This course provides an all-round product knowledge and education in the world of wine. The course is structured for industry trade members in the areas of retail, hospitality, sales, production, and distribution / wholesale. Serious wine consumers with an interest in a deeper industry knowledge or pursuing a career in the field may also field this helpful. This course focuses on key grape varieties and regions of the world.

Skill Level: Beginner

The support class for the WSET Level 3 Award in Wine course offered by the Wine Education Institute. Quizzes, schedules and PDFs of the lectures and additional materials are posted here.

Skill Level: Beginner

Welcome to the WSET Level 3 Award in Wine from the Wine Education Institute. This course is presented in a hybrid format to leverage in person instruction, live inter-active webinars and online class content in order to maximize student success and remain practical and convenient.

This course delves into 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. The Level 3 certificate is one of the most globally-recognized achievements in wine and is geared towards professionals or people interested in entering the wine industry, especially those looking for increased leadership and decision-making. 

We hope that you enjoy discovering more about the fascinating world of wines, and wish you every success in your Level 3 journey!

Skill Level: Beginner

This sommelier certification is only for those in possession of the WSET Level 2 Wine or Certified Specialist of Wine awards.

Skill Level: Beginner

The Certified Advanced Sommelier Course from the Wine Education Institute. This course is only for those with the WSET Level 3 Wine or Certified Wine Educator certifications.

Skill Level: Beginner