WSET Level 2 Certification Course
5 class series plus exam
This 5-class course will be held at Total Wine & More in Fairfax, VA on the following dates: May 30, June 6, June 13, June 20, and June 27 with exam on July 11. Each class meets from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. The exam also begins at 6:30 p.m.
The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 certificate course provides an overview of the wines and spirits of the world. The class covers the major wine producing regions of the world, major wine grapes, factors affecting quality and style, grape growing, and basic winemaking practices. The course emphasizes tasting assessment, and the skills required to describe the aromas and tastes of wine. During each class you will taste 8-9 wines.
The course consists of (5) 2-1/2 hour classes, over 5 weeks; with an exam on the 6th week. The class fee includes: WSET course book, study guide, guide to the systematic approach to tasting wine, 5 class lectures, PDF copies of the class lectures, practice quizzes, 40 different wines, and the final exam. The exam takes 1 hour and consists of 50 multiple choice questions. Upon passing the exam you will receive the WSET Level 2 certificate, an internationally recognized credential in the wine industry.
Note: This is a structured educational class with seated tastings and classroom style lectures.