WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

A beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring wines and spirits for those working in the industry or wine and spirit enthusiasts.

 

Who?

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • No previous study requirements, no wine knowledge is assumed. 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.

What?

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)

You'll achieve:

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

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

           Specification                                                Level 2 Wines SAT

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Now two ways to learn classroom or online!

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Classroom

Learn from instructors with “real world” experience. Class instruction includes guided tastings, interactive sessions and exercises designed to bring understanding of the material that goes beyond the study guide.

Class includes:

  • 17-hour program (16-hours of instruction and 1-hour exam)

  • WSET Level 2 Wine Study Kit

  • Guided tastings of over 45 wines

  • WSET Level 2 Wine exam - 50 multiple choice questions

Current Course Schedule:

Classes fill up quickly! Enroll today to secure your seat.  
Classes limited to 16 people (Got a group? Contact us for rates for groups 5 or more)

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

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WSET Level 2 Wines & Spirits Day Course - Starts 4/14/19 >

Starts: 4/14/19
Schedule: Sundays, April 14-May 5, 2019 10:00am-5:15pm
No Class: Sunday, April 21, 2019
Duration: 3 weeks including exam
Exam: Sunday, May 5, 2019 4:00-5:00pm
Last Day to Enroll: 4/12/19
Availability: Open

WSET Level 2 Wines & Spirits Evening Course - Starts 4/30/19 >

Starts: 4/30/19
Schedule: Tuesdays, April 30-June 25, 2019 6:00-8:00pm
Duration: 9 weeks including exam
Exam: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 6:30-7:30pm
Last Day to Enroll: 4/26/19
Availability: Open

WSET Level 2 Wines & Spirits Day Course - Starts 7/21/19 >

Starts: 7/21/19
Schedule: Sundays, July 21-August 4, 2019 10:00am-5:15pm
Duration: 3 weeks including exam
Exam: Sunday, August 4, 2019 4:00-5:00pm
Last Day to Enroll: 7/15/19
Availability: Open

NEW! WSET Level 2 Wines Evening Course - Starts 9/30/19 >

Starts: 9/30/19
Schedule: Monday, September 30-November 25, 2019 6:00pm-8:00pm
Duration: 9 weeks including exam
Exam: Monday, November 25, 2019 6:30pm-7:30pm
Last Day to Enroll: 9/27/19
Availability: Open

 

Location:

60 Valley Street, Suite #105 - Providence, RI 02909 (Free parking available in the adjacent parking lot)

Tuition:  $795

Tuition includes all registration fees, study kit, 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.

 
 

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Online

Learn about wines through our 5-week WSET Level 2 Online study program that is flexible to work around your busy schedule. The WSET Level 2 Online course covers the same syllabus as the classroom course, but through a supported and interactive online classroom which allows you to study alongside your peers under the guidance of a dedicated educator. This is a five week, instructor let online course with fixed start and end dates.

The course follows a weekly structure, but it allows the student to work ahead or catch up on activities and forums. There are no set times to log into the course as there are no live chats or webinars.

Each week consists of a series of online activities, often based on group discussion, with an online tutor allocated to guide you in your studies. A timed feedback test is provided at the end of each week for you to practice for the exam and assess your understanding of that week’s topics. Group tasting activities are also provided to familiarize you with the Systematic Approach to Tasting at the beginner level.

Online Class includes:

  • 5 week guided study (1-year course access)

  • WSET Level 2 Wines and Spirits Study Kit

  • WSET Level 2 Wines and Spirits exam - 50 multiple choice questions. Exams must be scheduled and taken in person at our Providence, RI location.

System Requirements:

You will need access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: Firefox 25.0, Safari 6, Chrome 30.0 or other HTML5 compatible with Javascript and cookies enabled. Adobe Reader XI or equivalent. Adobe Flash Player 11. Internet access (broadband recommended).

Current Course Schedule:

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WSET Level 2 Wines & Spirits Online Course - Starts 5/11/19 >

Starts: 5/11/19
Schedule: May 11-June 14, 2019
Duration: 5 weeks online guided study
Exam: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 6:30-7:30pm
Last Day to Enroll: 4/26/19
Availability: Open

WSET Level 2 Wines & Spirits Online Course - Starts 6/8/19 >

Starts: 6/8/19
Schedule: June 8-July 12, 2019
Duration: 5 weeks online guided study
Exam: Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 10:00-11:00am
Last Day to Enroll: 5/24/19
Availability: Open

WSET Level 2 Wines & Spirits Online Course - Starts 7/6/19 >

Starts: 7/6/19
Schedule: July 6-August 9, 2019
Duration: 5 weeks online guided study
Exam: Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 3:00-4:00pm
Last Day to Enroll: 6/21/19
Availability: Open

Location:

60 Valley Street, Suite #105 - Providence, RI 02909 (Free parking available in the adjacent parking lot)

Tuition:  $550

Tuition includes all registration fees, study kit, guided online instruction and exam. 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.