WSET Level 2 ONLINE Wine Certification Course| Napa Valley Wine Academy

June 3, 2017 (Sat)
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM




Cost: 595.00

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WSET Level 2 (Intermediate) Online Course: Award in Wine & Spirits
This qualification covers the key grape varieties grown and the different styles of wine produced around the world as well as the production of spirits and liqueurs. During class, students will be taken through a guided tasting of wines and taught the WSET systematic approach to tasting wine that will let you access wines in a structured manner. Napa Valley Wine Academy students will receive study pointers on the Level 2 WSET exam.
The level of Knowledge Needed to Take This Course: None necessary. This class is especially recommended for:
  • Those in the retail, hospitality or wholesale areas of the wine and spirits industry wishing to obtain greater knowledge and professional certification from a trusted internationally-recognized organization;
  • Wine enthusiasts wanting to gain a broad view of grapes and wines produced around the world
  • Anyone wanting to learn how to taste and access wines professionally

To obtain the WSET Level 2 Award Certificate in Wine & Spirits, you will need to successfully pass an exam with 50 multiple-choice questions. -EXAM must be taken in person at our Napa Valley Education Center. Upon successful completion of this WSET Level 2 Certification Course you will have gained:

  • Training in the broad range of wine, spirits and liqueur, knowledge which will help you in sales, hospitality and wholesale areas of the industry.
  • WSET Tutored tasting of wines.
  • Knowledge of the systematic approach to tasting that will allow you to access a wines quality and price
  • Level II Award in Wine & Spirits Certification from the WSET -which is a formal qualification in wine.

The WSET Level 2 (Intermediate) Certificate online course follows a 5 week study program with set start and finish dates as follows:

  •  Week 1 – Factors Influencing Wine Style, Quality & Price, Sales & Service, Responsible Drinking
  • Week 2 – Key Grape Varieties
  • Week 3 – Regional, Quality & Stylistic Labeling Terms, Food & Wine Matching
  • Week 4 – Sparkling Wines, Sweet Wines, Spirits & Liqueurs
  • Week 5 – Review and Mock Exam
Each week consists of a series of online activities, often based around group discussion, with an online tutor allocated to guide the students’ studies. A timed feedback test is provided at the end of each week for students to practice for the exam and assess their understanding of that week’s topics. Group tasting activities are also provided to familiarize students with the Systematic Approach to Tasting at Intermediate level. System Requirements: As this course is taught online, students will require access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 9, Chrome 10 or equivalent with Javascript enabled. Adobe Reader XI or equivalent. Adobe Flash Player 11. Internet access (broadband recommended). When the course is over the student arranges with Napa Valley Wine Academy to take the WSET Level 2 Exam.