WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

Course Fee: $950

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

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

Through a combination of tasting and theory, you’ll explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.

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

Who should take this course

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

  • You are employed in the drinks and hospitality industries and have little prior knowledge of international wines.


  • 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 Details

  • How environmental factors, grape-growing, winemaking and maturation options influence the style and quality of wines made from eight principal grape varieties:In depth analysis of 8 international varieties

  • The style and quality of wine made from 22 regionally important grapes

  • How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles sparkling wines and fortified wines

  • Key labelling terms used to indicate origin, style and quality

  • Principles and processes involved in the storage and service of wine

  • Principles of food and wine pairing


Course Locations/Times


6:30 - 8:30

September 9 - November 4
January 13 - March 9, 2020

The Walper Hotel
20 Queen Street South
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6:30 - 8:30
January 14 - March 2, 2020

The King Edward Hotel
37 King Street East
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Prince Edward County
10:00 - 6:00

January 6 - 27, 2020



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Adventure in Wine
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