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WSET Level 2 Award In Wines - Evening Class (8 Weeks)

    Tue, September 28, 2021 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

Spirited Grape / Capri Cellars
88 Front Street S
Issaquah, WA 98027
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Cost: $795

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

Recommended for:

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


  • 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.
  • At least 21 years of age.

You'll learn:

How to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine (SAT)

How environmental factors, grape-growing, winemaking and maturation options influence the style and quality of wines made from eight principal grape varieties:

  • Chardonnay
  • Pinot Grigio/Gris
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Riesling
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Merlot
  • Pinot Noir
  • Syrah/Shiraz

The style and quality of wines:

  • made from 22 regionally important grape varieties
  • produced in over 70 geographical indications (GIs) around the world

How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles of:

  • Sparkling wines
  • Fortified wines

Key labeling terms used to indicate origin, style and quality

Principles and processes involved in the storage and service of wine

  • Principles of food and wine pairing

You'll achieve:

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


Learn from instructors with industry experience. Class instruction includes guided tastings, interactive sessions and exercises designed to bring complete understanding of the learning objectives.

Class includes:

  • Minimum requirement of 28 hours of study time
  • 16 hours of classroom instruction
  • 11 hours of personal study and revision
  • 1 hour examination
  • WSET Level 2 Wine Study Kit
  • Guided tastings of over 45 wines
  • WSET Level 2 Wine exam - closed book, 50 multiple choice questions

More information:


  • Wine
  • education
  • certification
  • WSET
  • tasting
  • class
  • Things to do in Issaquah, WA
  • Washington Wine & Food Events
  • Issaquah Wine & Food Events

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