Category: WSET

April 4, 2018
London, Here I Come!

I just received the results from your January 9, 2018 WSET Diploma Unit 3 exam. Congratulations, you passed the exam. […]

January 18, 2018
WSET Diploma: Unit 3 Tasting Exam……take 2!

Last week I took the WSET Diploma Unit 3 tasting exam for the second time. If you recall I took both the tasting and the theory exams in June (read more HERE). I felt pretty good about the tasting (after all, that’s the easier portion of the exam and has a higher pass rate) and was nervous about the theory.

November 6, 2017
Cabernet Sauvignon Masterclass: The Great Grape

In late Spring I was honored to be invited to a Cabernet Sauvignon Masterclass. The event was hosted by Louis M. Martini […]

September 12, 2017
Exam Results Are Here!

After 12 LONG weeks waiting for my test results, they are here! Let's recap. In June of 2015 I embarked […]

August 18, 2017
The Mystery of Blind Tasting

As a wine student, the most frequent question I am asked is: how do you blind taste? While I enjoy […]

July 10, 2017
Holy Exam Batman!

On mornings like today, I find myself waking up, having a Nespresso, checking the news (translation: scrolling through Facebook), and […]

October 25, 2016
What's the Plan for Unit 3?

To recap, in July of 2015 I started the WSET Level 4 Diploma, the stepping stone to the Master of Wine program. There are six units in order to receive your Diploma certificate. I passed five of the units in the last year and only have one left! But it’s a big one.

September 2, 2016
Hallelujah, We Have Been Fortified!

Forgive me if there are a lot of exclamation points in this post, but I have received word that I passed the Fortified Exam I took back in June!  Whoo hoo!!!

July 14, 2016
Another One Bites the Dust

I am extremely happy to report that I received results from the Unit 1 Coursework Assignment and I passed! Not […]

June 7, 2016
WSET Diploma Update

Believe it or not, I am almost halfway done with my WEST studies.  I started in July of 2015 and […]

May 27, 2016
Final Word on Spirits

It is with excitement and relief that I share that I have passed the Spirits exam I took back in […]

May 25, 2016
I'm Back!

It goes without saying that there is not enough wine in my life! Being a wine blogger and a somm […]

February 9, 2016
Spirits!

Talk about a change of pace! A few weeks ago we began the Spirits section of the WSET Diploma. Most people are surprised to learn that spirits is part of my Somm certification, however the program is called the Wine & Spirits Education Trust! The focus is definitely wine, as five of the six units relate to wine, but we do have one unit on spirits.

January 20, 2016
I Passed!

Great news to report!  I received word that I passed the two exams that I took in November.  What a relief!  I've been on pins and needles as our class had to wait 9 long weeks to get these results.

November 30, 2015
I'm Back!

I am writing this about 3 weeks after I completed a rigorous day of wine testing in early November. For […]

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