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Flashcards for the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines 2024

Prepare for your WSET Level 3 Award in Wines with 888 flashcards in 2024

The following sets do NOT repeat Level 2 content on grape varieties. These flashcards focus on additional facts and concepts specific to Level 3.

Changes between Issue 1 and Issue 2 (taking place since 2023) This set focuses on the top 50 changes from Issue 1 to Issue to in the WSET Level 3 Textbook.

The Systematic Approach to Tasting Wines for the WSET Level 3 Assessing wines from a 3-point scale to a 5-point scale, judging wine condition, detecting wine faults, development and readiness for drinking.

Wine with Food for the WSET Level 3 This set only focuses on the application of the principles introduced on Level 2

The Vine

Species, Varieties, Clones, Crossing, Hybrids, Rootstock & Grafting and Vine Anatomy.

The Growing Environment

Key elements for the vine to strive, climates classification, factors affecting climate, weather hazards and their consequences.

Vineyard Management

From vineyard establishment to harvest through viticultural practices

Common Elements in Winemaking and Maturation

Winemaking approaches, grape processing, adjustments, fermentation, pre-bottling maturation & blending, packing & post-bottling maturation

White and Sweet Winemaking

Options in white winemaking, high volume v.s. premium, aromatic varieties v.s. less aromatic varieties, sweet winemaking.

Red and Rosé Winemaking

Crushed fruits v.s. whole bunch fermentations, Maturation options, Blending, High Volume v.s. Premium production, Rosé.

Factors that Affect the Price of Wine

Types of producers, Production Costs, Packaging, Transport, Distribution and Sales, Taxes, Retailers, Market Forces.

Wine and the Law

Safety & Labeling

Introduction to France & Bordeaux

French Wine Laws, Bordeaux Climate, Viticulture, Grape Varieties, Winemaking, Classification, Regions and Wines.

The Dordogne and South West France

Bergerac, Monbazillac, Cahors, Côtes de Gascogne, Madiran & Jurançon


Climate & Grapes, Regions, Villages & Vineyards


Gamay, Appellations & Wines


Climate, Grape Growing, Winemaking & Styles

The Loire Valley

Climate, Grape growing & Wine Styles

The Northern Rhône

Climate & Grape Growing; AOC & Wines

The Southern Rhône

Climate & Grape growing, Varieties & Winemaking, Regions & Wines

Southern France

Climate & Grape Growing, Varieties, Regions & Appellations


Climate & Grape Growing, Styles, Laws, Labels, Wine Regions


Climate & Grape Growing, Winemaking, Wine laws & Regions


Climate, Grape Varieties and Wine Styles


Climate, Grape growing, Regions and Wines

Introduction to Italy

Italian Wine Laws, PDO, PGI & other Labelling Terms.

Northern Italy

Climate & Grape Growing, Wines of Alto Adige, Trentino, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Veneto & Piemonte

Central Italy

Climate & Grape Growing, Tuscany, Umbria, Lazio, Marche & Abruzzo

Southern Italy

Climate & Grape Growing, Campania, Basilicata, Puglia & Sicily


Climate & Grape Gowning, Varieties & Styles, Laws, Regions & Wines


Climate, Laws, Region & Wines

USA and Canada

US Wine Laws, California, Oregon, Washington, New York, Canada


Climate & Grape Gowning, Laws, Regions & Wines


Climate & Grape Growing, Varieties & Winemaking, Regions & Wines

South Africa

Climate & Grape Growing, Varieties & Winemaking, Regions & Wines


Climate & Grape growing, Laws and Regions

New Zealand

Climate & Grape Growing, Region & Wines

Sparkling Wine Production

Vineyard, Handling Grapes & Juice, Methods & Labelling Terms

Sparkling Wines of the World

Champagne, Crémant, Cava, Asti, Prosecco, Sekt, New World


Climate & Soil, Grape Varieties, Grape Handling & Fermentation, Sweet Style, Maturation in the Solera System, Blending & Finishing and Styles.


Location, Vineyard, Winery, Types & Categories

Fortified Muscat

Youthful & Unaged vs Fully Developed & Aged

Flashcards developed by Wine & Spirit IQ, Bangkok. Based on the book: "Understanding Wines: Explaining style and quality" (2016) in accompaniment of the WSET Level 3 Award in Wine. Check out this other blog post to test your knowledge with WSET Level 1, 2 & 3 Quizzes and learn how to plan your studies for the WSET Level 3

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