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.
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.
Advance payment is required for all programs. Register by telephone 1-800-626-WINE or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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.