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WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

This is a three-day course (9:30-5:30) where participants will have the opportunity to taste 35 wines, with examples from all of the major producing countries of the world.

This qualification provides a good understanding of the world of wine. It is popular with wine and spirit employees and enthusiasts alike and will give students a comprehensive understanding of the product. The aim of the course is to focus in detail on the key grape varieties and all the major wine producing regions of the world. The principle varieties of spirits are also covered.

Programme Outline:

  • Growing vines and making wine
  • Factors influencing the style of wine
  • Classic 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 art of tasting wine in detail

Examination: To gain the qualification students must pass a multiple choice test of 50 questions.

A minimum of 15 hours of home study recommended

Specification for the WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits

Next dates WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits

Date Location Language Teacher Duration Price

23 March

St. John'sClovelly Golf
100 Golf Course Rd
St. John's, Newfoundland
A1A 0A6


Erin Turcke

3 days

660 €


02 April

HalifaxBishop's Professional Tasting Room
3607 Strawberry Hill Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3K 5A8


George MacLeod

8 days

660 €