WSET Level Three Short Written Answer Exam – What to expect at Level 3

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In this video I take you through the WSET Level Three short written answer exam to give you a better understanding of how the exam is structured and how the questions may be presented.

This part of the examination paper consists of four questions of 25 marks each. Answers should be written on the examination paper and the marks for each question or part-question are indicated on the examination paper. Marks are NOT subtracted for incorrect answers.All examination questions are based on the published learning outcomes; the recommended study materials contain the information required to answer these questions correctly.

Learning Outcome 1 Identify the principal natural and human factors in the vineyard and winery that are involved in the production of still wines of the world and explain how they can influence the style, quality and price of these wines.

Learning Outcome 2 Identify and describe the characteristics of the still wines produced in the
principal wine producing regions of the world and explain how the key natural and human factors in the vineyard, winery, law and commerce can influence the style, quality and price of these wines.

Learning Outcome 3 Identify and describe the characteristics of the principal sparkling wines of the world and explain how the key natural and human factors in the vineyard, winery, law and commerce can influence the style, quality and price of
these wines.
Learning Outcome 4 Identify and describe the characteristics of the principal fortified wines of the world and explain how the key natural and human factors in the vineyard,
winery and law can influence the style, quality and price of these wines.

Learning Outcome 5 Demonstrate the ability to provide information and advice to customers and
staff about wines.

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