WSET Level 2 in Wines Award Chapel Down

WSET Level 2 in Wines Award Chapel Down

3 Full Days - Fridays 1st, 8th and 15th Nov 2019

This qualification is intended 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.

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.

Not sure exactly what is covered in the Level 2 Course?

Click here to view the full Level 2 Course Specification

Our Level 2 Award Course will run on 3 consecutive Fridays (9.30am-4.30pm) on Fridays 1st, 8th and 15th Nov 2019. 12 hours additional private study is also recommended for this course. The Examination is 50 multiple choice questions, and lasts 1 hour. It will be taken at the end of the session on Fri 15th Nov 2019.

Registration deadline Wed 30th Oct 2019

The Fee of £395.00 includes

  • WSET course materials incl; Study Book, Work book, Specification book and SAT ® Tasting Card
  • 25 well chosen wines including champagne & port
  • 3 days of professional WSET tuition by WSET Certified tutor
  • Examination fees / internationally-recognised certificate


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Course Date/Time: Fri 1st Nov 2019 at 9.30am - 4.30pm

Duration: 3 days

Venue: Chapel Down Winery, Small Hythe, Tenterden, Kent TN30 7NG

Event Price: £395.00







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