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WSET LEVEL 2 AWARD IN WINES
$799.00

WSET LEVEL 2 AWARD IN WINES - ONLINE

$550.00
SKU: WSET2OLNOV920

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

  • Self-paced! Log on anytime during the week to complete the weekly tasks
  • 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:

        • August 10 - September 13 - Registration Closed 
          • Exam: In-Person Option: November 7, 4pm
          • Online: Date selected by student
        • September 7 - October 11 - Registration Closed 
          • Exam: In-Person Option: November 7, 4pm
          • Online: Date selected by student
        • September 28 - November 1 - Registration Closed
          • Exam: In-Person Option: November 7, 4pm
          • Online: Date selected by student
        • October 19 - November 22 - Registration Closed
          • In-Person Exam: TBD
          • Online: Date Selected by Student
        • November 9 - December 13 - Please Register by November 1
          • In-Person Exam: TBD
          • Online Exam: Date Selected by Student
        • November 16 - December 20 - Please Register by November 5 
          • In-Person Exam: TBD
          • Online Exam: Date Selected by Student
        • December 7 - January 17 - Please Register by November 27
          • In-Person Exam: TBD
          • Online Exam: Date Selected by Student

      Registration Deadlines Beginning 2021: 

        • January 11 - February 14 - Please Register by December 30 
          • In-Person Exam: TBD
          • Online Exam: Date Selected by Student 
        • January 25 - February 28 - Please Register by January 17 
          • In-Person Exam: TBD 
          • Online Exam: Date Selected by Student 
        • February 1 - March 7 - Please Register by January 24
          • In-Person Exam: TBD
          • Online Exam: Date Selected by Student 
        • February 22 - March 28 - Please Register by February 12
          • In-Person Exam: TBD
          • Online Exam: Date Selected by Student
        • March 8 - April 11 - Please Register by February 26 
          • In-Person Exam: TBD 
          • Online Exam: Date Selected by Student
        • March 29 - May 2 - Please Register by March 19
          • In-Person Exam: TBD 
          • Online Exam: Date Selected by Student
        • April 19 -  May 23 - Please Register by April 9
          • In-Person Exam: TBD 
          • Online Exam: Date Selected by Student
        • May 10 - June 13 - Please Register by April 30
          • In-Person Exam: TBD 
          • Online Exam: Date Selected by Student