This course covers the major grape varieties grown around the world. Students are taught how to taste wine professionally using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This qualification is popular with wine and spirit employees and will give students excellent all-round product knowledge. The course is also suitable for the interested consumer. Level 1 in wines is not a prerequisite for this course. Candidates with a basic knowledge of wine are welcome to skip straight to level 2.
HOW WILL YOU BENEFIT? The aim of the course is to focus on the key grape varieties and regions of the world. It covers the winemaking process and includes tastings of over 30 local and international wines.
PROGRAMME OUTLINE How wine is made and other factors influencing the style of wine Key white grape varieties Key black grape varieties Wine-producing regions of the world Sparkling wines Sweet wines and fortified wines Spirits and liqueurs Label terminology Food and wine pairing The WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine To gain the qualification students need to pass a multiple-choice paper of 50 questions
COURSE DATES AND ITINERARY Level 2 takes place over two days with an Abingdon lunch included on both days.
Specific dates can be arranged privately for group bookings of 6 or more people. The following dates are currently available for the Level 2 course:
2019 Dates 14th & 15th March 2019 22nd & 23rd August 2019
Entries close three weeks before the start of the course.
· Price includes all course materials and study guide, exam fees, tastings of over 40 local and international wines, vineyard and cellar tour, examination fees. · Lunch at Abingdon restaurant will be provided on each day. · Drinks with lunch not included. · Accommodation nearby can be organised at a discounted rate.
Contact Laurie - firstname.lastname@example.org for bookings and more information
Entry Requirements: Students and candidates who are under the legal minimum age for the retail purchase of alcoholic beverages in the country where the examination is being held will NOT be allowed to sample any alcoholic beverages as part of their course, but this is not a barrier for successfully completing the qualification.