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Wine and Spirits School

Discover through sight, smell and taste

Discover the world of wine and spirits

Delivered by industry experts, TAFE SA wine and spirits courses aim to develop comprehensive product knowledge and tasting skills, covering the significant wines and wine regions of the world. Learn about the main types and styles of wine and spirits, grape growing and wine making, as well as food pairings, labelling laws and bottling and packaging.  

Wine Spirits School

Wine and Spirits School 

The TAFE SA Wine and Spirits School brings together a range of professional short courses for people working in the growing wine, viticulture and restaurant scene, as well as those with a personal interest in wine and spirits.  

Discover courses from the prestigious Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) to the French, Italian and Spanish Wine Scholar Programs to the Barossa Wine School, and everything in between.   

Wine and Spirits School Courses

Course Name   Duration
Barossa Wine School - Level 1 & 2 9 hours Part Time
Beer Basics - Sensory Workshop 3 days Part Time
French Wine Scholar 17 weeks Part Time
Gin Ambassador 8 hours Part Time
Gin Styles 2 hours Part Time
Italian Wine Scholar 17 weeks Part Time
Italian Wine Scholar Prep 3 days Part Time
Small Scale Winemaking 12 days Part Time
Whisky Ambassador 8 hours Part Time
WSET Level 1 Award in Sake 1 day Part Time
WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits 4 weeks Part Time
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines 1 day Part Time
WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits 24 hours Part Time
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines 24 hours Part Time
WSET Level 3 Award in Wines 48 hours Part Time
WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines 500 hours Part Time


Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) 

Established in 1969 for the UK wine trade, the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has since grown to become the global industry leader in training and education for wine professionals.

TAFE SA is an Approved Program Provider for WSET courses, providing you with industry leading, globally recognised education. 

WSET Asia Pacific Limited has established the WSET Asia Pacific Student Bursary Fund to help potential students who would otherwise be unable to take a WSET qualification. Bursaries will be available for Level 1 – 3 WSET qualifications.


Wine and Viticulture

John is the sommelier/restaurant supervisor at The Hill of Grace Restaurant at Adelaide Oval. His true passion is food and wine, so he took the WSET Level 2 and 3 courses at TAFE SA which helped him to understand the science behind tasting.

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