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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

This class is especially recommended for those in the on- and off-premise (hospitality, retail or restaurant industry) as well as for those working in wholesale, importer, distributor and technology sectors of the wine and spirits industry wishing to obtain greater knowledge and professional certification from a trusted internationally-recognized organization. Additionally, wine enthusiasts wishing to gain a broad view of grapes and wines produced around the world will benefit from this course as will anyone wishing to learn how to taste and assess wines professionally.

fb_post_470x470_l2-wine-spirits-2016-05WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

This qualification covers the key grape varieties grown and the different styles of wine produced around the world, as well as the production of spirits and liqueurs. During class, students will be taken through a guided tasting of wines and taught the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting wine that will teach you to assess wines in a structured manner. Additionally, Napa Valley Wine Academy students will receive study pointers on the Level 2 WSET exam.

This class is especially recommended for those in the on- and off-premise (hospitality, retail or restaurant industry) as well as for those working in wholesale, importer, distributor and technology sectors of the wine and spirits industry wishing to obtain greater knowledge and professional certification from a trusted internationally-recognized organization. Additionally, wine enthusiasts wishing to gain a broad view of grapes and wines produced around the world will benefit from this course as will anyone wishing to learn how to taste and assess wines professionally.


ENROLLMENT

There are no restrictions on entry to the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits.* Price varies depending upon location and includes all course materials, exam fees, and wines tasted in class.

Optional add-ons:

  • A lunch option is available at checkout.
  • Access to our Online Wine Academy is available at checkout. Online access includes interactive study aids, quizzes, videos, mock exams and instructor-graded tasting notes.

To ENROLL select a location from below



CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To obtain the WSET Level 2 award certificate in wines and spirits, students must successfully pass a 50-question multiple choice exam.

Upon successful completion of this certification course you will have gained:

  • Training in the broad range of wine, spirits and liqueur and the knowledge to help you in sales, hospitality and wholesale areas of the industry
  • WSET tutored tasting of wines
  • Knowledge of the Systematic Approach to Tasting that will teach you to access a wine’s quality and price
  • Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits certification from the WSET.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • This is a two-day, 8-hour per day class
    Day 1: 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Day 2: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • All course materials and textbooks, including any test fees are included
  • Only wines to be tasted in class are provided in this course
  • Advanced preparation with course text and materials is required

*Candidates who choose not to taste alcohol for health, religious or other reasons will not find this a barrier to successfully completing the qualification.


 

NVWA for FB white glass

Thanks Christian, and all of the wonderful instructors at NVWA. What an amazing experience! I’m so grateful. Cheers to all!

Gigi D. - WSET Level 2 Graduate

RusselMI took the WSET level 2 course from Christian in 2013 at the Napa Valley Wine Academy. His passion for the topic and enthusiasm for education is contagious. I would recommend Christian and the Napa Valley Wine Academy to anyone wanting to learn more about wine and spirits. Christian is a true asset to the wine industry.

Russell M. Marlborough, New Zealand - WSET Level 2 Graduate

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