At Level 2, you'll gain loads of knowledge and confidence about wine. Learn about the important grapes from around the world. You’ll know how the winemaker, and where the grapes come from can make your wine taste different. Plus, how to judge the quality of your bottle. You're going to be recommending and talking about wine so confidently, everyone will want to taste it with you!
What the course covers:
The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines has full accreditation from OfQual as part of the UK Government’s Qualifications & Credits Framework as a Level 2 Vocational Qualification
No prior wine knowledge is required however the course builds upon the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines which may be more suitable for those completely new to wine. We recommend you read the course specification document before you sign up for the course. You can read this document by clicking here.
The Level 2 Award in Wines course covers the same syllabus as the online course and is delivered in person by one of our certified wine educators.
Candidates will receive a complete WSET Level 2 Award in Wines course study pack, comprising the course book (a comprehensive guide to the wines of the world 'Behind the Label'), a study guide (complete with maps, example questions and forms for your own tasting notes), course specification and laminated 'Systematic Approach to Tasting' card
The course includes 16 hours tuition and we recommend a minimum of 12 hours additional study.
Your tutor will taste at least 34 wines with you on the course
You will receive free access to practice multiple-choice revision questions specific to this course.
To obtain the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Qualification, you will need to successfully pass the exam. The exam is made up of 50 multiple-choice questions to be completed in 1 hour. A mark of 55% is required to pass the exam.
This is a classroom course, over 3 consecutive weekends.
Sun 8th Oct Nov Session 1 - Tasting Technique, Production of wine
Sun 15th Oct Session 2 – Focus on Grape varieties
Sun 22nd Oct Session 3 - Sparkling & Fortified Wines plus 1-hour Exam
The course fee includes:
Special Educational Needs:
Please make the school aware if you have a condition which may mean that you will qualify for additional help during the exam such as dyslexia.
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