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WSET Level 2 Wine Course

Perfect for those who have an interest in wine, and wish to broaden their knowledge in a structured way

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

The WSET Level 2 Wine Course is perfect for those who have an interest in wine, and wish to broaden their knowledge in a structured way. It is also ideal for those employed in the drinks and hospitality industries who require better product knowledge.

PS - you do not need to take WSET Level 1 before enrolling on this WSET Level 2 course - Level 2 is an ideal introductory to intermediate wine course.

At a glance:

  • Prices from ~£450-480
  • ~30-35 wines tasted
  • ~18 hours tuition
  • ~14 hours home study
  • 60 min multiple-choice exam

On this fascinating beginner to intermediate level course you will gain knowledge of the key principal and regionally important grape varieties and the styles of wine they produce across the globe. 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 with the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine (SAT)®

For more detail on the course structure & content, as well as assessment criteria and sample Exam questions - View the Full Level 2 Course Specification  OR  have a peek at next level up -  Level 3 !

If you think you might prefer a more relaxed approach without any studying or exams - our Local Wine School flagship 8-week World of Wine course is a great foundation to start building your wine knowledge! Have fun and learn by tasting with an expert - we look at a different wine country each week - a magical journey through 40 wine regions!

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Where to Study WSET

The easiest way to find a WSET course in Wines near you - take a peek at our Where To Study WSET interactive Map!

What is WSET Level 2?

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is suited to those who have an interest in wine, and wish to broaden their knowledge in a structured way ~30-35 wines tasted / ~18 hrs tuition / ~14 hrs home study / 60 min multiple-choice exam / Price from ~ £400

Can you do WSET courses ONLINE?

You can take the courses WSET Level 1 ONLINE, WSET Level 2 ONLINE, and WSET Level 3 Online

You can then elect to take the exams at a selection of wine school locations

OR you can also take the exams Online for WSET L1 and WSET L2, but you will need to take the exam plus attend a blind tasting in-person for WSET L3.

Can you do WSET Level 2 Online?

YES - you can do WSET Level 2 Wines Online

The online course covers the same syllabus as the classroom course but is delivered by ZOOM. You taste and learn in a LIVE study group guided by a certified WSET wine educator. 

You meet, chat, and taste with fellow wine enthusiasts.

You can also select the option of having specially selected wine samples delivered to your door that will accompany the course sessions.

You can take the WSET Level 2 exam online by WSET Remote Invigilation (RI) in your own home at a date and time convenient to you.

Beginner to Expert

Our courses are perfect for everybody from the complete beginner to the budding enthusiast. The emphasis on all our events is having fun & learning more - by tasting.

No. 1 for WSET courses

Since 2013 we have helped over 20,000 customers achieve success at Levels 1, 2, & 3. The UKs No 1 - Study WSET Courses with the 2015 Riedel WSET Educator of the Year Winner

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