2018
Class Schedule

The Wine House is the first Approved Program Provider of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET ) in Los Angeles, the world’s premier wine education organization. Only at The Wine House, students can earn all the four official WSET credentials: Level 1 – Foundation Certificate, Level 2 – Intermediate Certificate, Level 3- Advanced Certificate and Level 4 Diploma. All instructors hold the WSET Diploma, MS or MW titles.

WSET Level 1 Foundation in Wines

9.30 to 4.30pm Saturday
Schedule
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Exam :  1/12  at the end of class  
Location of Class:
Addie's Place at the Wine House
2311 Cotner Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Class Contact:
Availability
Open for Registration at www.winehouse.com (classes and events )
WSET Level 1 Foundation Certificate - Saturday , April 28 (9:30AM- 4PM). Please call 310.479 3731 Ext 0 for registration (online registration will start 3/10) $299.00 includes study materials, all wines and exam.
Description
This entry-level course teaches the basics of wine, in a format specially designed for those with no previous wine knowledge. Ideal for consumers or those new to wine. Foundation focuses on the main styles of wines available, tasting technique, wine and food pairing as well as wine etiquette. The class consists of ONE session of 6 hours and concludes with a short multiple-choice exam.
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WSET Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Wines

Tuesdays, 6:30 to 9:30 PM: Saturdays 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Schedule
Tuesdays & Saturdays : 26, March 2, 5, 12, 16, 19, and 23. Exam: Tuesday, April 2

Exam: Tuesday, April 2 at 6:30 PM

   
Location of Class:
Addie's Place at the Wine House
2311 Cotner Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Class Contact:
Availability
Open for Registration at www.winehouse.com (classes and events )
$1295.00 includes study materials, all wines and exam.
Description
The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 3 Advanced Certificate course is intended to provide in-depth knowledge of a wide range of wines and spirits and is open to students who hold the WSET Level 2 Intermediate Certificate or can demonstrate knowledge at Intermediate level through completion of equivalent education courses or sufficient wine trade experience. The WSET course covers wines and spirits of the world in considerable depth over 35 hours. All sessions include tastings. The WSET Advanced Certificate is a unitized course and requires students to prove competency in theory and tasting. The examination for the Advanced Certificate is in two parts, a theory examination of 50 multiple-choice questions and four short-answer questions and a tasting examination consisting of a blind tasting of two wines. The WSET recommends that students complete at least 56 hours of personal study outside the classroom hours during their course of study. The WSET Advanced Certificate is a prerequisite for students wishing to progress to the Level 4 Diploma Course. Students cannot enroll in a Diploma course until they have passed the Advanced Certificate.
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Wine Scholar Guild : French Wine Scholar Certificate Program

9:30am–€“4:00pm Saturdays , 6.30-9.30pm Tuesdays
Schedule
Tuesdays & Saturdays: 2019 February 2,5,9,12,23
Exam Sunday, March 17 , 2019   2pm
Location of Class:
Addie's Place at the Wine House
2311 Cotner Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Class Contact:
Availability
Open for Registration at www.winehouse.com (classes and events )
Cost: $895, Includes access to the 8-month FWS Online Study Program (a $585 value) , 24 hours of tuition, tasting in all clases, online access for 1 year, study materials & exam fee.
Description
The French Wine Scholar is the official curriculum for French wine as endorsed by Wines of France/French National Wine Office . It was designed to provide current, accurate information on the wine regions of France to the wine trade in a fun and informative format. The French Wine Scholar program is a U.S. industry-endorsed and Wines of France/French National Wine Office-endorsed wine study program for trade. Wine professionals and enthusiasts who follow this in-depth curriculum on the wines of France and pass the exam, earn the resume-building French Wine Scholar (FWS) post-nominal. The exam is given in multiple-choice format. There are 100 questions covering all of the wine regions of France . Passing score is 75.
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WSET Diploma

Sunday Sessions: 9:30am–5:00pm
Schedule
New Diploma Intake (Units 1&2) : Summer 2019 - Please email : monicam@winehouse.com , for registration forms
New Intake (Units 1 & 2)  summer 2019 - for registration please email before 5/30/19  : monicam@winehouse.com Unit 3 Exam : June 13,2019      
Location of Class:
Addie's Place at the Wine House
2311 Cotner Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Class Contact:
Availability
Closed for Registration
Pre-registration: monicam@winehouse.com
Description
The Level 4 Diploma is the WSET's flagship qualification. It is designed to give specialist knowledge of the principal wines and spirits of the world combined with commercial factors and a thorough system for the professional evaluation of wines and spirits. Candidates are required to hold the WSET Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Wines and Spirits to study for the WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines and Spirits. The Diploma is viewed universally as the stepping-stone to the Master of Wine qualification.

WSET Level 2 in Wine & Spirits, Los Angeles

Tuesdays : 6.30-9.30pm - Saturdays, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Schedule
Tuesdays & Saturdays : January 15, 19 22 and 26
Exam: Tuesday 01/26 at end of class    
Location of Class:
Addie's Place at the Wine House
2311 Cotner Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Class Contact:
Availability
Open for Registration at www.winehouse.com (classes and events )
$ 795 - includes 18 tuition hours, study materials, exam and tasting of over 40 wines. online registration open at : www.winehouse.com (classes & events )
Description
The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Intermediate Certificate course is intended as vocational training in product knowledge for those employed in the drinks industry but who have little previous knowledge of the broad range of alcoholic beverages available. The qualification is suitable wherever a good level of product knowledge is required to underpin job skills and competencies. The WSET Intermediate Certificate course is also appropriate for those not employed in the drinks industry but who want a serious education in wine, and wish to broaden their knowledge in a structured way. Wine tasting is a part of every class. The course includes 18 tuition hours, study materials, exam in our venue in West Los Angeles and tasting of over 40 wines. The WSET recommends that students complete at least 14 hours of personal study outside the classroom hours during their course of study.  
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The Levels

The classes are a progression, beginning with Foundation, an introductory course to wine. Intermediate Certificate, Advanced Certificate and Diploma follow. Each of these levels covers the entire world of wine including viticulture, vinification, and appellation labeling laws, as well as wine-tasting technique. The Advanced Certificate is a strict prerequisite for Diploma.

How to Register

Advance payment is required for all programs. Register by telephone 1-800-626-WINE or email to monicam@winehouse.com

Refunds

If you cancel your place before the course begins you will receive a refund of the class fee, less a 10% cancellation fee. If we have sent out the materials kit to you, you must return it, complete and unused, in order to receive full credit. Registration and shipping fees are not refundable.

If you cancel after the class begins, no refunds apply. However, your registration is fully transferable to another person for the same course and session, subject to qualification.

Time of Classes

All evening classes begin at 6.30 p.m. and run until 9.30pm. All Day classes begin at 9.00am and run until 6.00pm with a one hour break at 1.00pm.

Makeup Examination Dates

If you are not able to take your Intermediate or Advanced Certificate examination on the scheduled date, you may participate in the next scheduled exam, space permitting (the exam dates are listed in the class schedules); unless you give us 15 Business Days notice that you will not sit the exam on your original date, additional fees apply. If you want to arrange for a private makeup exam at another time, proctor fees apply in addition to any exam fees. Please call or email us for more information. You can refer to the exam dates listed in the class schedule.

You must reserve a seat for any regularly-scheduled examination by notifying The Wine House at least 15 Business Days before the date you plan to take the exam.