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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines (JUNE)

3 X Sunday full day classes starting 16th June - sample 45 wines - exam end of last session

  • Starts 16 June
  • 1,099 Australian dollars
  • Kiama

Available spots


Service Description

WSET Level 2 is a substantial course where you will learn about a wide range of grapes and wine styles. It is intended for beginners to intermediates where 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. This one is perfect if you wanted to build on what you learnt at Level 1 but Level 1 is not a prerequisite for Level 2; if you already have a basic understanding of wine then you can jump straight in to level 2. What you'll learn: * 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 1) made from 22 regionally important grape varieties 2) produced in over 70 geographical indications (GIs) around the world * How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles of sparkling & 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 Tasting samples are included in the course fee - a minimum of 43 will be provided over the duration of the course. Course delivery: This qualification has a minimum requirement of 28 hours of study time: * 16 hours of delivery time with a WSET course provider (classroom or online) * 11 hours of personal study and revision * A 1-hour examination Assessment: The final exam will take place at the end of the last session. It will be a one-hour closed-book examination comprised of 50 multiple-choice questions. A candidate is required to pass with a minimum mark of 55%. On successful completion of the examination you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo. Entry requirements: You must be of legal drinking age to participate. Full course specifications can be found on the WSET Website.


Upcoming Sessions


Contact Details

  • Kiama NSW, Australia

    0450 655 668

    info@southcoastwineacademy.com.au


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