WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

 

Current Courses

Burlington - coming soon

Kitchener-Waterloo

Toronto

The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

This 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

Prerequisites

  • 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

Certification

  • To gain the qualification students need to pass a 50-question multiple-choice paper on the final day of class.