WSET Level 3 Wines

Level 3 Wines Section 1 Part 3: Questions

Lesson 3 Chapter 1 Module 1


1. For long term storage the temperature for all wines should preferably be between:


2. One of the worst places for long term storage is a kitchen because:


3. Extended periods of refrigeration can cause sparkling wines to lose their fizz:


4. Which types of wine bottles should be stored on their side:


5. Why is artificial light bad for wine?


6. Recommending room temperature for serving red wine is too vague a term for modern homes:


7. What is the accepted range for room temperature?


8. How should sweet wines be served?


9. Which red wine should be served lightly chilled?


10. What is the correct way to fill an ice bucket?


11. If you are in a hurry, a bottle in ice alone will chill very quickly:


12. What kind of glass do white wines require?


13. Why is it best to use a linen cloth when polishing glasses?


14. Which wines need to be decanted?


15. Airing the wine by opening a bottle well before it is served is very effective:


16. What is the correct way to open a bottle?


17. How many mL. does a standard bottle of wine contain?


18. What happens if a wine is not consumed as soon as it is opened?


19. What system removes oxygen from the bottle to extend the life of the wine?


20. A blanket system works on the principle that a gas heavier than oxygen will form a protective layer between the wine and the air: