WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

A beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring wines and spirits.



  • Individuals looking for a core understanding in worldwide wine and spirits.
  • Appropriate for individuals in hospitality, retail and wholesale industries.
  • Valuable to any individual interested in learning about wine and spirits.


  • No previous study requirements.  WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is not a prerequisite to taking WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits.
  • At least 21 years of age.
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You'll learn:

  • How wine is made
  • The factors that influence wine style
  • Characteristics of key white and black grape varieties
  • Important wine producing regions of the world where these grapes are grown
  • Production methods of sparkling, sweet and fortified wines
  • Label terminology
  • Food and wine pairing principles
  • Principle categories of spirits and liqueurs, and how they are made
  • How to taste wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine (SAT)

Class includes:

  • 17-hour program (16-hours of instruction and 1-hour exam)
  • WSET Level 2 Wine Study Kit
  • 6 Riedel Tasting Glasses
  • Tutored tastings of over 45 wines
  • WSET Level 2 Wine exam - 50 multiple choice questions

You'll achieve:

  • Successful candidates receive the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines certificate and lapel pin.

For more information and full details on the course, please download the Specification below.

           Specification                                                Level 2 Wines SAT


When, Where and How?

Classes fill up quickly! Enroll today to secure your seat.  
Classes limited to 12 people (Got a group? Contact us for rates for groups 5 or more)

Current Course Schedule:

WSET Level 2 Wine Day Course - Starts 9/9/18 >

Starts: 9/9/18
Schedule: Sundays, September 9 - September 23, 2018 (10:00am-5:15pm)
Exam: Sunday, September 23, 2018 4:00pm-5:00pm
Availability: Open
Last Day to Register: 8/27/18

WSET Level 2 Wine Evening Course - Starts 10/8/18 >

Starts: 10/8/18
Schedule: Mondays, October 8 - December 10, 2018 (6:00pm-8:00pm)
Exam: Monday, December 10, 2018 6:30pm-7:30pm
Availability: Open
Last Day to Register: 9/24/18

No Class November 19, 2018

WSET Level 2 Wine Day Course - Starts 12/2/18 >

Starts: 12/2/18
Schedule: Sundays, December 2 - December 16, 2018 (10:00am-5:15pm) Exam: Sunday, December 16, 2018 4:00-5:00pm
Availability: Open
Deadline to Register: 11/19/18

Don't see a schedule that works? Check back often, new classes scheduled all the time!


166 Valley Street, Building 6M Suite #103 - Providence, RI 02909 (Free parking available in the adjacent parking lot)

Tuition:  $795

Tuition includes all registration fees, study kit, 6 Riedel glasses, classroom instruction, exam and wines tasted in class. Select "Enroll Now" to pay by Visa, MasterCard or American Express.  Please contact Spirited Grape at 401-632-0149 for alternative payment methods or group rates.