Local Event Premier Host
5-class series plus exam
Includes all WSET study materials, wine samples selected by Jay Youmans MW, 5 in-person class sessions guided by a CWS instructor, the final examination, and postage for mailing of certificates and lapel pins.
This 5-class course will be taught in person at the Capital Wine School on Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm – 9:30pm on February 13, 20, 27, March 5, 12. The exam is in person at the Capital Wine School on March 26 from 6:00pm – 7:00pm.
There is no pre-study required; students will receive their study materials at the first class.
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 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. During each class session, students will taste 4-6 wines. 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, an internationally recognized credential in the wine industry.
17 Guided Learning Hours (including one hour for the examination) and 11 hours’ private study.
EXAM INFORMATION (The exam takes one hour to complete)
The exam is an in-person, paper-based at the Capital Wine School on March 26, 2023 from 6:00pm – 7:00pm.
Rescheduling of exams: Students who are unable to attend the scheduled exam may request to defer to one of our other scheduled exams. Please review the following document for deadlines and fees associated with reschedule requests. Students will also receive an email reminder approximately one week before the rescheduling deadline: WSET Exams Rescheduling Deadlines & Fees
Students considering an online exam should access the “RI-Candidate Information” document in the FAQ section of the website under “Can I Take My WSET Exam Online” to determine if this method of exam delivery is right for you.
For detailed information about the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines, please click here to download a PDF of the WSET’s Specifications.