WSET L3 WEEKLY Course (Mondays) - JULY - SEPTEMBER, 2016, $1350
MORNINGTON PENINSULA - MOOROODUC WINERY
Moorooduc Winery - 501 Derril Road,
Mondays July 25 - September 12, 2016, 6-8 pm
Saturday August 20 - 9.30 am - 5.00
Saturday September 3- 9.30 am - 5.00 pm
The Level 3 Certificate in Wine & Spirits qualification is designed to
give a thorough understanding of the principal wines and spirits of the world
and their commercial importance in the world's liquor market. The qualification
will assist those who are required to make professional evaluations of wines and
spirits with regard to their commercial value. Holders of the WSET level 3
Certificate in Wines and Spirits will be able to describe the characteristics of
the principle wines and spirits of the world and give information on the key
factors influencing style, quality and value.
This course is very suitable for people who are not employed within the
drinks industry but wish to learn more about the subject. It is important
however that potential students appreciate that this is primarily a professional
development course for the drinks industry and is approached in that way by our
tutors. It is also advised that those who have completed the WSET Level 2 will
have an advantage regarding the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting.
For full details on the course structure, learning outcomes and objectives,
student expectations and assessment, please download the WSET Level 3
It is advised that you collect your course materials well in advance of the
start date so you can do your pre-reading before the course commences. You can
collect these from Moorooduc Winery - 501 Derril Road, Moorooduc.
Please note that any exam re-sits will incur additional charges, as
Theory: $90; Tasting: $40.
Non-attendance of exam : $90
Students will be educated by two Mornington Peninsula personalities
and passionate educators:
Kate McIntyre - MW
Kate started early in the wine industry, at the age of 9, she picked grapes
for the first time at Dr John Middleton's Yarra Valley vineyard, Mount Mary and
in the same year her father bought a piece of land on the Mornington
Peninsula. For the next ten years she discovered first hand what was
involved in planting a vineyard and starting up the winery, Moorooduc
From 1991-1995 she completed an Arts Honours degree at Monash
Clayton, majoring in Drama and Theatre studies with Honours in French language
and literature. She spent six months of her Honours year studying in Lyon,
researching a thesis on wine and food as an integral part of the French cultural
In 1996 - 2000 she began her career in the wine industry at Philip
Murphy Wine and Spirits. From 2000-2003 she worked as Business Development
Manager for Italian wine importer and wholesaler, Trembath Taylor Tucker/T3 Fine
Wine. In 2003 she combined freelance wine writing, wine education and study,
with part-time work in the family business (www.moorooducestate.com.au). She became a full-time
employee at Moorooduc Estate, in the role of Marketing Manager, in June
In 1998 Kate was the inaugural winner of the Negociants Working with
Wine Fellowship and in 2001 was the Professional winner of the CIVC Vin de
Champagne Award. In July 2003, Kate was inducted into the Ordre des
Coteaux de Champagne.
On Friday 3rd September 10, 2010, Kate was one of nine
new Masters of Wine (world-wide) announced by the London based Institute of
Masters of Wine (www.mastersofwine.org).
Kate qualified as a WSET
approved educator in 2008 and has been involved since then in writing and
teaching the WSET Diploma and III courses in Melbourne as well as training new
Victorian WSET educators for levels II and III.
Kate has judged locally and
internationally. Kate travels widely, returning to France and Italy
whenever she can, as well as to other, usually wine and snow skiing related
Emma's education began with an interest in food, wine and all things
hospitality when she completed a BA Hons in Hospitality Management in the
UK. This interest soon turned into a passion for wine when Emma completed
her WSET Level 3 and Diploma. With thorough wine and hospitality
credentials Emma moved to Australia where for 10 years she worked as a
successful sommelier in the competitive Sydney restaurant scene.
Her work in
restaurants led to an interest in wine at a more grassroots level and she did a
vintage with Willow Creek, Mornington Peninsula.
Currently Emma enjoys
teaching WSET Level 2 at the Prince Wine Store….and now in the Mornington