WSET Level 2 Spirits Online Course

Sharpen Your Spirits Knowledge & Tasting Skills

An interactive intermediate level online course designed to expand your spirits knowledge so you can confidently share it with others

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WSET Level 2 Spirits Online Course

The beginning of the WSET certification path

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WSET Level 2 Spirits Online Course

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5 WEEKS

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28 HRS OF STUDY

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ONLINE

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WSET Level 2 Spirits CERTIFICATION

Does this sound like you?

You want to gain knowledge and training in the broad range of spirits and liqueurs.

You’re ready to dive deeper into the world of spirits, but don’t want to feel totally overwhelmed.

You need practical guidance on  using the systematic approach to tasting that will allow you to assess a spirit’s quality and price.

Then It's Time To

Level Up Your SPIRITS IQ

WSET Level 2 Spirits Online Course

$655.00

Learn about spirits and liqueurs through a 5-week online study program that is flexible to work around your existing commitments. The Level 2 Award in Spirits Online covers the same syllabus as the classroom course in a supported and interactive Online Classroom which allows you to study alongside your peers under the guidance of a dedicated educator.

Please note that the exam is completed in person or online. Email exams@napavalleywineacademy.com to special order your Level 2 Spirits exam and schedule the exam date.

The course covers the main categories of spirits and liqueurs as well as the influences of production methods on the different styles available in each category. Students will be introduced to our Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits while also exploring the use of spirits in cocktails. The product knowledge gained on this course will give a significant advantage to those working with spirits in both on- and off-trade alcohol.

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WHY STUDY WITH US?

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TASTE & TALK ABOUT SPIRITS LIKE A PRO

Module 1

Introducing Spirits

Module 2

Fruit Spirits and Whisky/Whiskey

Module 3

Rum and Cachaça, and Tequila and Mezcal

Module 4

Vodka, Flavoured Spirits and Aromatised Wines

Module 5

Service of Spirits

Module 6

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WHY ONLINE & WHY WITH US?

EASILY ACCESS GUIDED WEBINARS + EXPERTS TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS

Wine 101 includes 8 hours of training, divided into 20 appetizer-sized videos, plus a tasting toolkit.

Get access to live webinars, plus a video library to further hone your skills and expand your knowledge.

Ask questions and get answers with NVWA certified experts. Plus, engage with our +4,000 community.

INTRODUCING

YOUR WINE GUIDE(S) FOR

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• 5 Master of Wine Instructors
• 2 Master Sommeliers
• 4 Diploma student-only support staff
• 12 Wine Industry Specialists
• 1 dedicated mentor per student

You’re ready to dip your toes into the world of wine, but don’t want to feel totally overwhelmed.
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DIRECT ACCESS TO WINE INDUSTRY EXPERTS

• 5 Master of Wine Instructors
• 2 Master Sommeliers
• 4 Diploma student-only support staff
• 12 Wine Industry Specialists
• 1 dedicated mentor per student

You’re ready to dip your toes into the world of wine, but don’t want to feel totally overwhelmed.

JUST 3 SIMPLE STEPS TO

LEVEL UP YOUR SPIRITS EXPERTISE LIKE A PRO

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BUY THE COURSE

You’ll receive a Welcome Email with everything you need to access our proprietary learning platform, community and course materials.

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WATCH THE MODULES

Dive right into your materials, interact with our community, and engage with your expert instructors–100% online and at your own pace.

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LEVEL UP LIKE A PRO

Celebrate finally having a clear path to certification, or simply savor being able to impress friends and family with your elevated wine knowledge.

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As you work through the course you will be asked to share your learning experience with the rest of the course group, looking at the key spirit types and sharing tasting notes. Tasting is an essential part of studying for this course, and you will need to taste a minimum of 8 spirits (not provided, but you will be given guidance on the styles to taste).

Successful students will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

The Level of Knowledge Needed to Take This Course:  None necessary.

What’s covered?

  • How spirits are made
  • The characteristics of the main styles of spirits and liqueurs
  • How production methods affect style and quality
  • The major global spirits brands
  • How to taste and describe spirits using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® (SAT)
  • Online tastings on eight general styles of spirits with educator feedback (students to provide their own samples)

To obtain the WSET® Level 2 Award Certificate in Spirits, you will need to successfully pass the 50 multiple choice question exam.

Upon successful completion of this WSET® Level 2 Certification Course, you will have gained

  • Training in the broad range of spirits and liqueur, knowledge which will help you in sales, hospitality and wholesale areas of the industry.
  • WSET® ONLINE Tutored tasting of spirits
  • Knowledge of the systematic approach to tasting that will allow you to assess a spirit's quality and price
  • Level 2 Award in Spirits Certification from the WSET®

Class Details

  • Tuition Fee $599
  • Includes Priority shipping of course book, 5-week online course, textbooks, study materials, and exam.

System Requirements: Firefox 25.0, Safari 6, Chrome 30.0 or other HTML5  compatible with Javascript and cookies enabled. Adobe Reader XI or equivalent. Adobe Flash Player 11. Internet access (broadband recommended).

Please note registration for this course closes two weeks before the course date.

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Subject

Spirits

Knowledge Level

Intermediate

Certification

WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust)

Region of Study

Global

Course Type

Professional

Course Format

Online Course

Course Date

Nov 29, 2021 – Jan 2, 2022, Jan 24 – Feb 27, 2022, Mar 22 – Apr 24, 2022, May 5 – Jun 19, 2022, Jul 11 – Aug 14, 2022

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Schedule a call to speak with one of our WSET diploma series experts.

How We’re Different

We’re Premier, not Pretentious

We design our programs for students, not snobs. We know wines are complex, but believe wine education should be approachable and fun.
(There’s a reason our unique approach is winning awards.)
WSET Educator of the Year 2016

AWARD WINNING!

WSET Educator of the Year 2019
Helping enthusiasts and professionals become confident wine authorities.

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