WSET Level 3 Award in Sake

This is the Level 3 Award in Sake from the WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust)

WSET Level 3 Award in Sake

The course consists of 3 days of teaching including the exam, and will cover the following subjects:

  • The purpose of the main ingredients of sake.
  • The main production steps used to make sake of sake production.
  • The principal categories and grades of sake as well as some speciality styles.
  • The processes and principles involved in the storage and service of sake.
  • An introduction to sake tasting following the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Sake¬ģ

This course is provided by Scandinavian Wine Academy ‚Äď Denmark (Vinakademiet). Read more about details and terms here.

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8.500 kr.

Practical information

The exam

The exam consist of a 30-question multiple-choice test at the end of the third day. It takes 70% correct answers to pass the exam.

All study material and all teaching as well as the exam will be in English.


We offer this course at a very reasonable and competitive price of DKK. 8.500. This covers the WSET Level 3 Study pack, all sake tasted, lunch and coffee and exam fee. 

Where and when

All classes will be at our premises at Hotel- og Restaurantskolen, Vigerslev Allé 18, 2500 Valby.

The daily schedule will be from 9.30am till 5.00pm.

The course will take place on the following dates:           


  • The course fee must be payed no later than four weeks before the first course day.
  • Registration of the student is not final before payment has been made.
  • Cancellation of registration later than four weeks before course start is not possible, and the full course fee will be charged.
  • In the case of too few students we reserve the right to cancel the course.


Questions regarding the content and organization of the course: Thomas Ilkjær, or 6146 7401.

Questions regarding registration and payment: Hotel- og Restaurantskolen - see contact information on the bottom of the page.

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Useful information

Food on the school

While taking a course at the school, you have several options for lunch.

  • The Restaurant. Employees, pupils, and course participants can eat a lunch menu made by our gastronomy pupils, and served by our waiter pupils.
  • Spisehuset. This is our canteen where you will find affordable green food.
  • Kaffebaren. This is the place to buy sandwiches, salads, fruit, and coffee.
  • Madboderne. When our pupils have made food, bread, ice cream, and cake - this is where you can taste it for yourself.
  • Bar' Kaf. If you have an urgent need for coffee, you will be served barista- quality coffee by our receptionist pupils.

Smoke-free school

We have smoke free time at the school for everyone. That includes all social events, and it also applies outside of the school. 

The restriction bans all tobacco products including cigarettes, e-cigarrettes, and chewing tobacco.


If you have lessons in the kitchen, you have to wear an approved uniform. 

You can bring your own or borrow one from the school. 

Read more about uniforms.


Reach out to our course-department:

Anna Fie Bak Johansson
Course administrator

Anna Fie Bak Johansson


Contakt me if you have practical questions about specific courses, like signing up, cancelling, class sizes, waiting lists etc.

Lene Vietz
Projekt- og kursuskonsulent

Lene Vietz

M: T: 22464613

Contact me with general questions about courses, teambuilding-options and events.

Marie Haahr Jensen
Faglig teamleder

Marie Haahr Jensen

M: T: 26708200

Contact me if you have ideas for new courses or collaborations, or if you want to arrange a tailor-made course for your organisation.