Napa Valley Wine Academy

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

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INTERMEDIATE

5 WEEKS

28 HRS OF STUDY

ONLINE

VIRTUAL WEBINARS

WSET Level 2 Spirits CERTIFICATION

DEDICATED INSTRUCTOR

Level Up Your SPIRITS IQ

WSET Level 2 Spirits | Online Course

$695.00

Learn about spirits and liqueurs through our 6-week online study program which allows you 24/7 access to the study materials for greater flexibility. 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. 

WHAT THIS COURSE INCLUDES:

  • DEDICATED INSTRUCTOR for the 6-week portion of the course, to answer questions and engage with students as they perform homework, attend webinars and work through their studies
  • 12 MONTHS ACCESS to the online course material which includes lecture videos, animations, quizzes and interactive activities to consolidate your learning, a mock exam and more.
  • 5 LIVE WEBINARS which include instructor-led tastings, theory review, and the ability to ask questions. Webinars are recorded if you cannot attend. 
  • TEXTBOOK/STUDY PACK are shipped to students in the United States within 5 days of registration. For international students, an ebook version is made available. 
  • SPIRIT LIST for live tasting sessions with your instructor and online homework activities.

For more information and complete details on the course requirements, please download the Specification.

The course covers the main categories of spirits and liqueurs and 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 spirits in cocktails. The product knowledge gained on this course will significantly benefit those working with spirits in both on- and off-trade alcohol.

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Course Dates

Webinar Times (all are recorded and posted to view after live air date)

Instructor

Aug 14 – Sept 18, 2024

5 Webinars: Thursday @ 4pm PST (7pm EST) – Aug 15, Aug 22, no webinar week 3, Sept 5 Sept 12, and Sept 19

WHY STUDY WITH US?

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HERE'S HOW WE'LL HELP YOU

TASTE & TALK ABOUT SPIRITS LIKE A PRO

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JUST 3 SIMPLE STEPS TO

LEVEL UP YOUR SPIRITS EXPERTISE LIKE A PRO

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You’ll receive an email with everything you need to access the WSET's Online Platform and an email from the NVWA providing access information for its instructor engagement and webinar participation.

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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.

WSET Level 2 Spirits

As you work through the WSET Level 2 Spirits 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 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 $695
  • 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. Internet access (broadband recommended).

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 11.5 × 2 in
Subject

Spirits

Knowledge Level

Intermediate

Certification

WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust)

Region of Study

Global

Course Type

Professional

Course Format

Online Course

Location

Course Date

April 10 – May 15, 2024, August 14 – September 18, 2024, October 23 – November 27, 2024

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.

IN-PERSON COURSE & WORKSHOP REFUNDS & TRANSFERS

Cancellations of confirmed in-person course enrollments and workshops are accepted up to 60 days before the start of the course. An administration fee of $50 plus the full cost of the study materials and exam fees will be deducted, and the remainder of the course fee refunded to the payee. Separate WSET exam cancellation/transfer rules apply.
Transfers of a confirmed enrollment to another course are accepted 60 days before the course start date with an administration fee of $50.

Cancellations less than 60 days before the in-person course start date or course no shows forfeit any refund/transfer options unless students can provide medical documentation. If medical documentation is provided, students can be transferred to a later course. No refunds will be applied.

Course Transfers cannot be carried forward to the next academic year (which commenced on January 1).

Students are highly encouraged to purchase separate travel insurance.

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Flamingo Hotel Las Vegas

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

February 12, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Pacific)

at

3555 Las Vegas Blvd

Las Vegas, NV 89109

 

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Mariott Santa Ynez

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

April 23, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Pacific)

at

555 McMurray Road

Buelton, CA 93427

 

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Art Hotel Denver

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

March 5, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Mountain)

at

1201 Broadway

Denver, CO 80203

 

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Aloft Nashville

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

February 12, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Central)

at 

1719 West End Ave.

Nashville, TN 37203

 

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Epicurean Hotel

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

March 19, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Eastern)

at

1207 S Howard Ave,

Tampa, FL 33606

 

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Street View of HQ

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

January 22, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Pacific)

at

2501 Oak Street

Napa, CA 94559

 

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