WSET LEVEL 2 AWARD IN WINES AND SPIRITS
Classroom Course - £380.00 - see Events Calendar for upcoming courses
Distance Learning Course - £210.00 - see Level 2 Online for further details
PRE COURSE REQUIREMENTS
No previous knowledge or qualifications required. This course is open to everyone and it is NOT necessary to hold the WSET Level 1 certificate.
RECOMMENDED STUDY HOURS
28 hours in total. Classroom Courses: 14 Classroom Hours and 14 Home Study Hours
- WSET Studypack - Textbook & Workbook, SAT Tasting Card
- Online Learning Support including Mock Assessments and feedback.
- Spirit Module Video support
- Additional Learning Support Material
- Tutor Support
- Classroom: Wine Samples
The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits is a comprehensive introduction to the world of wines. The course is designed to introduce the major grape varieties used to make quality wine throughout the world's wine regions.
The syllabus covers grape growing and wine making techniques, storage and service of wine together with a focus on food and wine pairing. Tasting is a key feature of the course and you will learn how to taste wine according the the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting. Due to the tasting element of the classroom courses, all attendees must be aged over 18.
The key subject areas are as follows:
- Course Introduction, Tasting Technique and Social Responsibility
- Factors Affecting Style, Quality and Price & The Wine Label
- Chardonnay & Pinot Noir
- Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot & Sauvignon Blanc
- Syrah, Grenache & Riesling
- Other White Grape Varieties and White Wines
- Other Black Grape Varieties and Red Wines
- Sparkling Wines
- Sweet Wines
- Fortified Wines
The course is delivered in small groups in a relaxed home-based classroom environment, occasionally joined by Charlie the Wine Dog.
The Exam consists of a 50 multiple choice paper in a 60 minute timeframe. Results are issued approximately 2 weeks after the exam date. Exams are sat on Day 4 or can be arranged at an alternative date to suit your study schedule.
Classroom students will have access to our exclusive WSET Level 2 online support course containing practice multiple choice questions and mock assessments.
For upcoming courses, please see our Events Calendar
To book a place on a classroom course, please complete the booking form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Payment details are on the booking form and it may be possible to arrange payment by instalments.
candidate’s personal data will only be collected from The Wine Wise Company in the
context of examination registrations and/or certification claims. It will not
be used by The Wine Wise Company or WSET Awards other than for the
administration of the examinations process, conducting assessments and
Distance Learning Course
Start anytime and study online at your own pace and sit you exam at one of our Exam Centres. The subject areas are delivered over 8 Modules which contain tutorials, tasting videos, fact sheets, quizzes and a mock assessment module.
Please see Level 2 Online or contact us for more information.