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3 day course with wine samples
Includes all WSET study materials, 3 full-day sessions guided by a WSET Diploma certified instructor, wine tasting samples selected by Jay Youmans, MW, the final exam, and postage for mailing of study materials and certificates and lapel pins.
This class will meet virtually on Zoom on November 19, 20 & 21 and students will take the exam online via remote invigilation on Saturday, December 11 at 10:00am.
Thursday, November 18: Wine sample pickup at the Capital Wine School between 12pm – 5pm
Friday, November 19: Class meets online from 9:00am – 4:00pm with a short break for lunch
Saturday, November 20: Class meets online from 9:00am – 4:00pm with a short break for lunch
Sunday, November 21: Class meets online from 9:00am – 3:00pm with a short break for lunch
Saturday, December 11: Online, remotely invigilated exam from 10:00am – 11:00am
The aim of the course is to focus on the key grape varieties and regions of the world. While the course provides an overview of the wines and spirits of the world, including main wine grapes and regions, it also covers factors affecting wine 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. It helps to develop fundamental tasting and assessment skills.
The exam takes 1 hour and consists of 50 multiple choice questions. Those who pass the exam receive the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits, an internationally recognized credential in the wine industry.
17 Guided Learning Hours (including one hour for the examination) and 11 hours’ private study.