Thursday, September 9, 2021

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines (Multi-Week - Fall '21)

How to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT). This qualification is intended for beginners/intermediates wishing to learn about a wide range of wines or those seeking to build on the introductory knowledge gained through the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines.

$ 1150 

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Class Details

How to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT). This qualification is intended for beginners/intermediates wishing to learn about a wide range of wines or those seeking to build on the introductory knowledge gained through the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines. You will learn about principal and regionally important grape varieties of the world, the regions in which they are grown, and the styles of wine they produce. Through a combination of tasting and theory, you will explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.

You will learn about principal and regionally important grape varieties of the world, the regions in which they are grown, and the styles of wine they produce. Through a combination of tasting and theory, you will explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.


WSET LEVEL 2 - FALL 2021

September 7, 14, 21, 28
October 5, 12, 19, 26
November 2

6:00PM - 9:00PM
In-person instruction at our Granville Island Campus
$1150 + GST

A set of 6 ISO glasses are required for this class and is available for purchase ($45 + tax).

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Specification - Learning Outcomes, Examination Guidelines, etc.

What 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 and produced in over 70 geographical indications (GIs) around the world
  • How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles of sparkling wines and fortified wines
  • Key labelling 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

Student Evaluation: The final examination consists of one 50 question multiple choice paper. Results may take 6-8 weeks from the WSET in London.

Exam Re-sit: A student must achieve a grade of 55% or higher to pass. Students who earn a score of 70% - 84% pass with Merit. Those who earn a score of 85% or above pass with Distinction. Should you need to re-take the exam you may do so for a fee of $100 + GST.

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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines (Multi-Week - Fall '21)

$ 1150 

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You will learn about principal and regionally important grape varieties of the world, the regions in which they are grown, and the styles of wine they produce. Through a combination of tasting and theory, you will explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.


WSET LEVEL 2 - FALL 2021

September 7, 14, 21, 28
October 5, 12, 19, 26
November 2

6:00PM - 9:00PM
In-person instruction at our Granville Island Campus
$1150 + GST

A set of 6 ISO glasses are required for this class and is available for purchase ($45 + tax).

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Specification - Learning Outcomes, Examination Guidelines, etc.

What 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 and produced in over 70 geographical indications (GIs) around the world
  • How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles of sparkling wines and fortified wines
  • Key labelling 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

Student Evaluation: The final examination consists of one 50 question multiple choice paper. Results may take 6-8 weeks from the WSET in London.

Exam Re-sit: A student must achieve a grade of 55% or higher to pass. Students who earn a score of 70% - 84% pass with Merit. Those who earn a score of 85% or above pass with Distinction. Should you need to re-take the exam you may do so for a fee of $100 + GST.