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Detailed program outlines

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(French only)

Duration and schedule

  • Students will take 30 hours of online courses and spend 60 hours on the readings and tastings, for a total of 90 hours.
  • There are no set times to log into the online course as there are no live chats or webinars.
  • Students have 9 weeks to complete the program.


General course content:

This level provides detailed analyses of the principal wines of the world. In each course, students will benefit from in-depth wine tastings, thereby learning to identify product style and quality.

  • Introduction to wine tasting techniques including an overview of wine producing regions around the world
  • Introduction to the principles of viticulture and vinification
  • Analysis of the fortified wines  of the world, including numerous wine tastings
Topics Schedule
  • Wine Tasting
  • Food and Wine Matching
  • Social Responsibility
  • Labelling
  • Wine Production
  • Light Wines
  • Sparkling Wines
  • Fortified Wines

Winter 2021
From March 22 to May 18

(Examination on May 25 at the ITHQ)




  • For more information, please refer to the official specification
  • Students will be asked to come pick up their WSET® materials one month before the start of the course. It is strongly suggested that you read these materials before starting the program.
  • The program includes two exams: one requiring both short and developed written answers, to be corrected in London and accompanied by blind tastings, and one requiring both short and developed written answers, to be corrected by the ITHQ.

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