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WSET LEVEL 2 AWARD IN WINES
$799.00

WSET LEVEL 2 AWARD IN WINES - ONLINE

$550.00
SKU: WSET2OLSEPT20

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Online (previously Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits) is a five-week class, with fixed beginning and ending dates. After the course has ended, students will take a proctored exam. Exams can be taken in-person or online. Please see registration information below for specific in-person exam dates. Online exam dates will be arranged with you after registration, on a day of your choosing. Advanced registration is required. 

WSET's Level 2 course is perfect for students looking to establish a core understanding of wines. This intermediate level course is particularly helpful for those students working in the industry or wine and spirits enthusiasts seeking to expand their knowledge. For more information regarding the course, please see the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Specification, located here. Topics Covered Include: 

  • How to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
  • How environmental factors, grape-growing, winemaking and maturation options influence the style and quality of wines made from eight principal grape varieties: Chardonnay; Pinot Grigio/Gris; Sauvignon Blanc; Riesling; Cabernet Sauvignon; Merlot; Pinot Noir; Syrah/Shiraz
  • The style and quality of wines:
    • made from 22 regionally important grape varieties
    • produced in over 70 geographical indications (GIs) around the world
  • How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles of:
    • Sparkling wines
    • Fortified wines
  • Key labelling terms used to indicate origin, style and quality
  • Principles and processes involved in the storage and service of wine
  • Principles of food and wine pairing

Tasting is an important part of this course. A list of recommended tasting samples can be found inside your course. Cost of tasting samples is not included in the course fee. 

Additional Information

  • All examination fees and study materials are included
  • Log on anytime during the week to complete your module activities
  • Successful candidates will receive a WSET certificate of completion and lapel pin
  • Access to an online student forum and educator is included 
  • Students will require access to a computer (recommended) and/or HTML5 compatible mobile or tablet with the following minimum requirements: Internet Explorer 10, Firefox 25.0, Safari 6, Chrome 30.0 or other HTML5 compatible; web browser with Javascript and cookies** enabled; Adobe Reader XI or equivalent; Internet access (broadband recommended)
  • Course materials ship within two business days. We do recommend registering sooner to allow yourself more time to learn the material before the course concludes
  • Students can expect login information a few days before the course begins, via email

    Registration Deadlines Remaining for 2020:

      • March 23 - April 26 - Registration Closed 
        • Exam: Saturday May 2 at 4pm 
      • April 13 - May 17 Class - Registration Closed 
        • Exam: Friday June 5 at 11am 
      • April 27 - May 31 Registration Closed 
        • Exam:  In-Person exam TBD, online available 
      • May 11 - June 14 Class - Registration Closed 
        • Exam: In-Person exam TBD, online available 
      • May 25 - June 28 Class - Registration Closed 
        • Exam: In-Person exam TBD, online available 
      • June 22 - July 26 - Registration Closed
        • Exam: In-Person option: August 1 at 4pm or September 6 at 4pm
        • Online: Date selected by student
      • July 6 - August 9 - Registration Closed
        • Exam: In-Person option: September 6, 4pm
        • Online: Date selected by student
      • July 20 - August 23 - Registration Closed
        • Exam: In-Person option: September 6, 4pm
        • Online: Date selected by student
      • August 10 - September 13 - Registration Closed 
        • Exam: In-Person Option: November 7, 4pm
        • Online: Date selected by student
      • September 7 - October 11 - Please register by August 27 
        • Exam: In-Person Option: November 7, 4pm
        • Online: Date selected by student
      • September 28 - November 1 - Please register by September 17 
        • Exam: In-Person Option: November 7, 4pm
        • Online: Date selected by student
      • October 19 - November 22 - Please register by October 8 
        • Exam: In-Person exam, TBD
        • Online: Date selected by student
      • November 9 - December 13 - Please register by October 29 
        • Exam: In-Person exam, TBD
        • Online: Date selected by student
      • November 16 - December 20 - Please register by November 5 
        • Exam: In-person exam, TBD
        • Online: Date selected by student