Secaucus, New Jersey 07094
Event Category: Sake Education
For individuals seeking to develop their expertise in sake, this qualification will provide you with a detailed understanding of the production methods that affect the style, quality and price of sake. Upon completion you will be able to assess sakes accurately, and use this information and your understanding of sakes to make authoritative recommendations. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification; however, candidates are required to complete a two-week online pre-study programme before attending the course. You must be of legal drinking age in the country where you are attending the course to participate in any alcohol tasting; however, this is not a barrier to successfully completing Unit 1.
Course Date & Time
June 18, 2018: 9:00am – 5:00pm (Lecture)
June 19, 2018: 9:00am – 5:oopm (Lecture)
June 20, 2018: 9:00am – 11:30am (Examination)
Where: New York Mutual Trading Inc.
What You’ll Learn:
The main techniques that are used in the production of sake and how they influence style and quality
The principal and specialty categories of sake
The sake industry and the commercial importance of sake in the Japanese and export markets
The principles behind the storage, selection and service of sake
How to taste sake, and evaluate quality, identity and price, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Sake® (SAT)
The WSET® Level 3 Award in Sake is designed to give a thorough understanding of sake and its commercial importance in the world’s market. The qualification will assist those who are required to make professional evaluations of sakes with regards to their quality and commercial value. The qualification provides the in-depth product knowledge required to underpin job skills and competencies, for example in product selection in the retail and hospitality sectors. Successful candidates will be able to describe the characteristics of the principal sake categories and give information on the key factors influencing style, quality and value. They will consequently be in a position to advise management, to answer customer queries authoritatively, and to make informed selections of sakes in a variety of situations.
Exam Date: June 20, 2018
Unit 1 is assessed by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions and a paper of short written answers.
Unit 2 is assessed by a blind tasting of two sakes.
PLEASE NOTE: THERE CAN BE NO REFUNDS AFTER THE STUDENT’S EXAM HAS BEEN ORDERED.
**Disclaimer ** We reserve the right to cancel the class two weeks prior to the date of the course if there are an inadequate number of registrants. In the case of a cancellation your course fee will be reimbursed in full, or you may choose to register for a course at a future date.
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