WSET Level 2 Award in Wines [SUNDAYS]

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines [SUNDAYS]

This exciting and structured course over 3 Sundays is the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Award.

You do not have to first complete Level 1 - you can jump in straight at this level (Level 2) if you like.

Recent Tripadvisor review from Debbie T: "My boyfriend and I spent A LOT of time in wine shops not knowing how to choose... we decided to do something about it and signed up for WSET Level 2 with Cambridgeshire Wine School. We absolutely loved it!(Click to read why Debbie loved it so much).

Dates: 3 Sundays (10am-5pm)

  • Sun 12 Jan
  • Sun 19 Jan
  • Sun 02 Feb

The 1-hour multiple choice exam is at the end of the final day.

The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is a beginner-to-intermediate qualification exploring wines suitable for industry professionals and wine enthusiasts. It is intended either 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.

This course offers you an internationally recognised qualification: WSET Level 2 Award in Wines has full accreditation from OfQual.

The course covers the following topics:

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 produced in over 70 geographical indications (GIs) around the world
How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles of:

  • Sparkling wines
  • 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

To see more, click here to read the detailed WSET Level 2 in Wines specification (including example exam questions).

In addition to classroom teaching, students are expected to complete around 12 hours of private study in their own time. 

Fee: £400 (this saves £80 against the £480 price set by WSET in London).

What's included in the Course fee?

  • WSET course materials including; Looking Behind the Label course manual, Study Guide, specification and SAT Tasting Card
  • Over 40 delicious wines including Champagne & Ports
  • 3 days of professional WSET tuition  
  • We teach you the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine ®
  • This will enable you to analyse wines objectively and consistently
  • Professional ISO tasting glasses
  • Examination fees, internationally recognised certificate and lapel pin for those who pass

Special Educational Needs: please make the School aware if you have a condition which may mean that you will qualify for additional help during the exam such as dyslexia.

Course tutor: Mark Anstead

Places remaining: 12

Course Date/Time: Sun 12th Jan 2020 at 10am-5.30pm

Duration: 3 x Sundays

Venue: Royal Cambridge Hotel, Trumpington St

Event Price: £400.00

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