WSET L2 Award in Wine - Online - Evening Course

WSET L2 Award in Wine - Online - Evening Course

This beginner to intermediate level qualification course provides a fantastic and structured exploration into the world of wines and is suitable for both industry professionals and wine enthusiasts alike. Individuals on this course will gain knowledge of the principal and regionally important grape varieties of the world and the styles of wine they produce around the world. Through a combination of tasting and theory, you will explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence. WSET Level 2 Award in Wines has full accreditation from Ofqual as part of the UK Government’s Qualifications & Credits Framework as a Level 2 Vocational Qualification.

This course is delivered online over eight weeks with a minimum of 36 hours total study (including LIVE virtual lessons) recommended to successfully complete the course. Regular internet access and participation is essential.

What’s Covered on the Course:

Through a combination of tasting and theory, you will explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.

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

Do I need Prior Knowledge?

This course is ideal for complete beginners - no prior knowledge is required, and you do not have to have completed any other qualification to enrol. If you are completely new to the world of wine, you may wish to study the Level 1 Award in Wines first, but this is not essential.

The course is delivered online and in English therefore basic computer literacy, internet navigation skills and a good level of English are required.

A course study pack will be posted to you upon booking for this course (your preferred postal address will be confirmed before materials are posted out). It is highly recommended that the course textbook is read prior to the start of the course if possible.

Course Format:

The course will have 8 LIVE virtual taught lessons with a WSET Wine School tutor. These lesson times are reflected above in the course schedule.

East London Wine School tutor will additionally be available for any questions you may have.

Key Dates:

Monday’s 21st, 28th September, 5th, 12th, 10th, 26th October 2nd and 9th November


Online exam date will be booked for you - PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE EXAM REQUIREMENT


 To obtain the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Qualification, you will need to successfully pass an exam that is made up of 50 multiple-choice questions to be completed in 1 hour. You must answer at least 55% correctly to pass the exam.

The Course Fee of £330 Includes:

Course study pack (posted to students in UK - additional costs if outside UK)

Access to LIVE virtual taught lessons taught by an East London Wine School WSET Certified Tutor

Professional WSET tuition

Exam Fees

Internationally recognised WSET qualification certificate and pin for those who pass the in-person exam

Course Wines :

It is recommended that 12 wines are tasted as part of this course, although this is optional and not essential to complete the course.

Please note that the cost of wines is not included in the course fee above.

Our wine experts have specially selected wines for this course designed to demonstrate specific learning outcomes. We have negotiated a specially discounted price only available to our online students. The case of 12 wines costs £125.00 including delivery. Details of how to order your case of wines will be provided when you book your place.


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Course Date/Time: Mon 21st Sep 2020 at 6.30pm

Duration: 2 hours 8 evenings

Venue: online course


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Event Price: £330.00







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