WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits
Duration - 16 hours contact time
Two full days plus 1 hour exam session
Cost - £395.00 per person
This WSET qualification which teach you about the key grape varieties grown around the world. The different styles of wine produced and the production of spirits and liqueurs.
An Easy to Understand Systematic Approach to wine Tasting (SAT) is followed when tasting each wine, demystifying the terminology used by "wine experts" when describing the content of a glass.
Provides vocational training in the broad range of alcoholic beverages to underpin job skills and competencies in the customer service and sales functions of the hospitality, retail and wholesale industries and for anyone who is keen to learn about wine and would like to substantiate their new found knowledge with an internationally recognised qualification.
Who it is aimed at:
Wine enthusiasts and people employed in, or interested in, or studying towards entering the drinks and hospitality industries with little previous knowledge of alcoholic beverages.
Wine enthusiasts who wish to acquire in-depth knowledge of wines and spirits and want to obtain an Internationally Recognised wine Qualification.
This is the entry requirement for the WSET Level 3 Award in Wine and Spirits.
Students and candidates who are under the legal minimum age for the retail purchase of alcoholic beverages in the country where the examination is being held will NOT be allowed to sample any alcoholic beverages as part of their course, but this is NOT a barrier for successfully completing the qualification.
How wine is made and other factors influencing the style of wine
Key white grape varieties
Key black grape varieties
Wine-producing regions of the world
Sweet wines and fortified wines
Spirits and liqueurs
Food and wine pairing
The WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine
To gain the qualification students need to pass a multiple-choice paper of 50 questions
How to gain the qualification:
You must successfully complete a multiple choice paper of 50 questions.