9am-6pm WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits
9am-6pm WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits

Course Content

WSET LEVEL 2 AWARD IN WINES & SPIRITS 

 

The Level 2 Certificate in Wines & Spirits is designed to provide core knowledge of the wide range of wines and spirits around the world and to equip learners with the authority and confidence to make informed decisions in a wide variety of situations.

 

You will acquire a thorough understanding of the factors influencing the style, quality and price of wines from key wine producing regions of the world.  You will also develop analytical tasting skills using the systematic approach to tasting as tasting will be part of the examinations.

 

This qualification is suitable for those with little previous experience.  

 

You will need to successfully complete this course prior to starting the WSET Level 3 Advanced Course.

 

COURSE CONTENT:

 

Number of Wines Tasted: Tasting includes a selection of key varietals featuring the true nuances of grapes


Wine Tasting: Taste & describe wines using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting


Food and Wine Matching: A guide to the key considerations when matching food & wine successfully


Wine Service and Storage: Learn the correct way to store & serve wine also to recognise common faults found in wines


Social Responsibility: A guide to sensible drinking


Labelling: Learn how to decode & understand labels


Influencing Factors: Study the factors influencing the style, quality & price of wine in the vineyard & winery


Grape Varieties: Learn about the styles of wines produced by the key international and regionally important grape varieties


Key white grape varieties: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling


Other varieties: Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Muscadet, Pinot Gris/Grigio, Semillon, Torrentes, Trebbiano & Verdicchio

 

Key black grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah/Shiraz


Other varieties: Barbera, Carmenère, Gamay, Malbec, Montepulciano, Nebbiolo, Pinotage, Primitivo,Sangiovese, Tempranillo & Zinfandel

 

Key Wine-Producing Regions of the World: Learn about the main styles of wines from the key wine-producing regions. France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, USA, Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand & South Africa

 

ILA FUNDING OF £200 IS ACCEPTED AS PART PAYMENT TOWARDS THIS COURSE. Please call to book if using ILA.

 

Are you an employer with a large group of staff? We can deliver this course in your venue at a time and pace that suits you. Call the team to find out more!

 

 

Course Arrangements

Available Dates
Thu 01/01/1970
(inc. Wed 05/04/2017)
Fully booked
Wed 17/05/2017
(inc. Wed 24/05/2017)
Places available
Wed 28/06/2017
(inc. Thu 06/07/2017)
Places available
Wed 26/07/2017
(inc. Mon 31/07/2017)
Places available
Thu 24/08/2017
(inc. Wed 30/08/2017)
Places available
Wed 20/09/2017
(inc. Wed 27/09/2017)
Places available
Tue 24/10/2017
(inc. Mon 30/10/2017)
Places available
Thu 23/11/2017
(inc. Wed 29/11/2017)
Places available
 or
Contact me to discuss available dates

Time 9.00am-6.00pm
Length 2 Days
Cost £250.00 per person plus VAT
(£300.00 including VAT)
Venue onsite and throughout Scotland
Quantity