Who should attend?
This qualification is suitable and popular with wine and spirit employees and will give students excellent all round knowledge. The course is also suitable for the interested consumer.
How will you benefit?
The aim of the course is to focus on the key grape varieties and regions of the world, the principle varieties of spirits, and training with how to taste professionally. Successful students will receive a certificate and a WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits lapel pin.
Wine Tasting: Learn how to taste professionally using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine. During the course you will taste at least 40 wines and 4 spirits.
Wine Making: How wine is made and other factors influencing the style of wine
Grape varieties: Learn about the characteristics and styles of wines produced from the key black and white grape varieties
Wine Regions: Learn about the main styles of wine from the key wine producing regions of France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, U.S.A., Chile, Argentina, S. Africa, Australia, & New Zealand.
Labelling terminology: Learn how to read a wine label, and the key information which it gives you.
Sparkling, sweet and fortified wines: Understand how these wines are made and other factors influencing their style
Spirits and liqueurs: Learn how these are made, and the key factors influencing their style
Food & wine pairing: A guide to the key considerations when pairing food and wine successfully
Duration of course: 8, two hour sessions followed by the examination
Examination: 50 multiple choice questions to be answered. The pass mark is 55%
Specification: It is recommended to download the Specification before booking the course.
The fee includes:
Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits Study Pack and a set of 6 ISO wine tasting glasses
More than 40 wines and 4 spirits to taste
Professional WSET tuition by Stephen Rosser, WSET Certified Tutor & Manchester’s most highly qualified WSET Educator (WSET Level 5 Honours Diploma)
Info & booking: stephenrosserwineschool.co.uk/wset-level-2
t: 0795 206 6381