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.
- 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