Frequently Asked Questions:

 How do I sign up for a WSET Award in Wines course?

On our website, courses are listed by city and course level. Select your preferred city and course and finalise your registration online. 

 How do I know what wine knowledge level I am?

Choose the Beginner WSET Level 1 if you have No prior knowledge/ experience with Wine.
Choose the Intermediate WSET Level 2 if you have completed the Basic WSET L1 Course or equivalent.
Choose the Advanced WSET Level 3 if you hold the WSET Level 2 in Wines and/or have professional experience in the wine industry. Note: there are NO mandatory prior requirements for enrolling into the WSET level 3. However, we highly recommend to have (at least) the level of knowledge of the WSET level 2.

 How do I know that a course is not full?

Our website is automatically updated. If a course is available for bookings, it means that there are places available. If you want to secure your spot make sure to register on time. Sometimes we receive multiple registrations for the same course in a few hours.

 Can I receive the WSET study material before my course starts?

Your study material is shipped to the delivery address mentioned in the registration form upon receipt of full payment of the tuition fee.

 Can I schedule a different exam date?

Yes, this is always possible, but sometimes an extra fee applies. Please, check our Terms of Service 

 Is there a waiting list if the course is fully booked?

There are no waiting lists, but if you are interested in a specific course, please,  drop us an e-mail and we will create a waiting list: academy@eleanor-wine.com
State your name, the course and the course date. If a place becomes available, we will contact you.

 What happens if I miss a lesson?

It might happen that you cannot make it to a class. Whether you are attending a  WSET L1, L2 or L3 course, please, email us and we will inform your teacher: academy@eleanor-wine.com. Your Educator will send you the corresponding presentation so you can catch up.

 Where is the exam venue located?

Exams for both in class and online courses are scheduled in person at our exam venue in Amsterdamseweg 206, 1182HL, Amstelveen, the Netherlands.

 Do you organize Online Exams?

Online exams can be organized for the WSET Level 1 and WSET Level 2 exams only. Additional fees apply. Please, check our Terms of Service for more details.

 If I miss a class, can I join the same class in a different course?

 Unfortunately, this is not possible. Please, check our Terms of Service for more details.

What's the content, duration and minimum passing mark of my WSET exam?

WSET Level 1 exam comprises 30 Multiple Choice Questions to be answered within 45 minutes. A minimum mark of 70% must be attained to pass the exam.

WSET Level 2 exam comprises 50 Multiple Choice Questions to be answered within 60 minutes. A minimum mark of 55% must be attained to pass the exam.

WSET Level 3 exam duration is 2,5 hours and it comprises 2 Units (Theory and Tasting).

Unit 1- Theory: Part 1 A test of 50 Multiple Choice Questions ; Part 2 four questions of 25 marks each requiring short written answers.

A minimum mark of 55% must be attained in both Part 1 and Part 2 to pass the Unit 1 Theory exam. The Unit 1 Theory exam must be completed in 2 hours.

Unit 2- Tasting Examination of two blind wines. A minimum mark of 55% must be attained to secure a pass of Unit 2. The tasting examination must be completed in 30 minutes.