WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits
START DATE: Tuesday 26 September 2017
DURATION: Eight weeks (Tuesday – 18.30)
The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits is intended for those who have some or little previous knowledge of the broad range of alcoholic beverages available. It is suitable wherever a sound but basic level of product knowledge is required to underpin job skills and competencies, for example, in customer service or sales functions of the hospitality, retailing and wholesaling industries.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? A trade qualification for wine and spirit employees that will give students an excellent all-round product knowledge. The course is also suitable for the interested consumer.
HOW WILL YOU BENEFIT? The qualification focuses on the key grape varieties and regions of the world. Wine tasting is normally part of every class.
• 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 / Fortified wines
• Spirits and liqueurs
• Label terminology
• Food and wine matching
• How to taste wine, using the Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine
To achieve Level 2 qualification students must pass a multiple-choice paper of 50 questions.