WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits


Three-day condensed course


Course Fee

$625 (normally $925)
includes lunch each day

Level 2 Course Locations

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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 at the first class.

Payment Options

Full payment is required at time of registration.  

Option 1:  Credit Card
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Option 2:  Cheque
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Adventure in Wine
200 Bain Avenue
Toronto ON M4K 1G1

Option 3:  E-Transfer
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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


  • To gain the qualification students need to pass a 50-question multiple-choice paper

Thornbury Location and Dates


Bruce Wine Bar
8 Bruce St. S.
Thornbury ON N0H 2P0
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Course dates and time

This is a condensed course taken over three days.

Monday March 7
Monday March 21
Monday April 4

From 9:00-5:00

Registration closes Monday February 22, 2016

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