This qualification is intended for beginners wishing to learn about a wide range of wines or those seeking to build on the introductory knowledge gained with the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines. You’ll gain knowledge of the 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’ll explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.
1. Understand the environmental influences and grape-growing options in the vineyard and how these will impact the style and quality of wine.
2. Understand how winemaking and bottle ageing influence the style and quality of wine.
3. Understand how environmental influences, grape-growing options, winemaking and bottle ageing influence the style and quality of wines made from the principal grape varieties.
4. Know the style and quality of wines produced from regionally important black and white grape varieties.
5. Understand how the production process can influence the styles of sparkling and fortified wines.
6. Understand the key principles and processes involved in the storage and service of wine, and in the pairing of food and wine
The Total Qualification Time for the Level 2 Award in Wines is 28 hours. This is made up of 17 Guided Learning Hours (of which 1 hour is for the examination) and 11 hours' private study.
Assessment：A one-hour closed-book examination comprised of 50 multiple-choice questions.
It is recommended that you hold the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines or can demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge. You must be of legal drinking age.
*The specific course time may be fine-tuned, please refer to the final registration confirmation notice