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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is a certification program adaptable for beginner to intermediate level individuals interested in exploring wines at an in-depth level. With this program, you will gain a core understanding of wine through labeling terminology and by exploring the major grape varieties, raw materials, and regions of production. The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines program encompasses a boastful variety of wines from various regions of the world to taste using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting® (SAT) throughout the program. The Level 2 program breakdown is as follows;
Evening 1 – April 13, 6:00-10:00pm – Review of foundational wine and food pairing material is covered along with an in-depth guided lesson on deductive wine tasting. Factors influencing the production of white, rose and sweet wines are covered during this session as well as the main white grape varieties of the world.
Evening 2 – April 15, 6:00-10:00pm - Tasting panels in conjunction with the course sessions include regional selections of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Gewurztraminer, Viognier, Albarino, Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Semillon, Malbec and Pinot Noir.
Evening 3 – April 20, 6:00-10:00pm – Major red grape varietals are covered during this session. Tasting panels include extensive regional selections of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Gamay, Grenache, Tempranillo, Carmenere.
Evening 4 – April 22, 6:00-10:00pm - This evening session includes Italian white grape varieties along with Italian red varietals. Sparkling and fortified wine subjects are also covered. Tasting panels include; Garganega, Fiano, Corvina, Barbera, Sangiovese and Montepulciano, Cava, Asti, Prosecco, Champagne, Sherry and Port. This session concludes with an extensive review for examination preparation.
EXAMINATION – April 29, 6:00 - 7:00pm – Students are administered a 50 multiple choice examination. Successful candidates receive a certificate and lapel pin. Should a student miss or fail the examination, they may resit at a later date for a fee of $100.
WSET was established in 1969 for the UK wine trade, the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has since grown to become the global industry leader in wine and spirits education. For a link to the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines program specification, please paste the link below into your web browser.
WHAT COVID PRECAUTIONS ARE YOU TAKING?
Student desks will be spaced according to social distancing recommendations. Surfaces will be disinfected prior to each program and workshop. **Please note, program dates are subject to change depending on governmental mandates and regulations.
DO I NEED A DESIGNATED DRIVER AFTER CLASS?
Wine provided is educational material and not for consumption. Though curriculums involve tasting alcoholic beverages, spitting is a must.
WHAT IS YOUR ADMISSIONS POLICY?
You must be a minimum of 21 years of age in order to participate in the educational tastings portion of programs and workshops. If you are under age 21 and wish to enroll in a WSET program, please e-mail email@example.com for further information prior to registering for a program.
Classes are conducted in handicap accessible facilities. If you have special needs, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to make special arrangements.
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WSET Level 2 Programs – Full refund minus third party processing fees up to 14 days prior to class program date. The cost of class textbook and workbook will also be deducted from the refund if delivered to the student prior to the cancellation period.
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