WSET Level 2 Wine

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits


Course Fee: $975

Includes course book, study guide, Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® Level 2 laminated grid, wine, instruction, exam and certificate and lapel pin upon successful completion

Tasting Glasses

You will be required to bring your own glassware to class.  A great tasting glass is an extremely important tool, and Spiegelau's Expert Tasting Glasses are an excellent choice If you would like to purchase a set of six glasses, please click here.  Glasses will be delivered to you on the first day of classes.


The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits is an extremely popular course.  It will teach you about the key grape varieties that are grown around the world, the different styles of wine and the production of spirits and liqueurs.  It will also expand on the Systematic Approach to Wine Tasting that we introduced in Level 1. 

This course is a fantastic introduction to the world of international wines and spirits and is suitable for beginners as well as those who already have some wine knowledge.

Who should take this course

  • You are a wine enthusiast who wish to gain in-depth knowledge of wines and spirits and wants to obtain an internationally recognized wine qualification

  • You are employed in the drinks and hospitality industries and have little prior knowledge of alcoholic beverages in general and international wines in particular


  • WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is not required to take this course. However, you should have a good base knowledge of wine before registering for WSET Level 2.

Course Outline 

  • How wine is made and other factors influencing the style of wine

  • Key white grape varieties

  • Key black grape varieties

  • Wine-producing regions of the world

  • Sparkling wines

  • Sweet wines and fortified wines

  • Spirits and liqueurs

  • Label terminology

  • Food and wine pairing

  • The WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine


Course Dates/Locations


Kitchener - nine weeks
Mondays: Feb 4 - Mar 25, exam Apr 1
6:30 - 8:30
Registration closed

Walper Hotel
20 Queen Street S | Kitchener
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Hamilton - condensed
Sundays: March 3, 17, 25 exam Mar 31
10:00 - 6:00
Registration closed

Equal Parts Hospitality
41 King William Street, Suite 200
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Toronto - nine weeks
Wednesdays: Mar 6 - May 1
6:30 - 8:30
Registration closed

The King Edward Hotel
37 King Street E | Toronto
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Wellington, condensed
Mondays: April 8, 15, 22 exam 29
10:00 - 6:00
Registration closed

The Drake Devonshire
24 Wharf Street | Wellington
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Payment Options

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Adventure in Wine
200 Bain Avenue
Toronto ON M4K 1G1

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Additional information regarding the WSET programs and qualifications can be found here.