Level 2 – WSET® Award in Wines -distance learning – examination on the 11th of February 2022


What’s included in the course: study material, access to the distance learning course for the duration of the course, WSET exam on our premises.

For those who prefer to take the exam in the comfort of their own home, this is possible for a fee. Distance learning is only available in English. If you are interested, please contact us when you register for the course.

We suggest that you order the “tasting kit” from Vinovae by following the link.

For those participants who will be taking the examination at our premises, there will be a “tasting practice update” prior to the examination.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Examination venue: L’ école du vin – Seeland, Mittelstrasse 14c 2502, Biel/Bienne

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Who should attend?

The WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines is intended for people who have little or no prior knowledge. It is suitable wherever a good level of wine knowledge is required to underpin job skills and competencies, for example in the customer service and sales functions of hospitality, retail and wholesale industries. It is also useful for those who have a general interest in wine and wish to broaden their knowledge.

How will you benefit?

Successful candidates will be able to describe and compare the styles of wines produced from internationally and regionally important grape varieties, interpret wine labels from the main wine-producing regions of the world and give basic guidance on appropriate selection and service, as well as understand the principles of wine tasting and evaluation.

Outline programme
  • 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 the eight principal grape varieties:
    • Chardonnay
    • Pinot Grigio / Pinot 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

To gain the Level 2 qualification, candidates will be required to:

Successfully complete

  • a multiple choice paper of 50 questions

The course fee includes study materials, access to the study support site for the duration of the course and the WSET® Level 2 wine examination on our premises (recognised in over 80 countries worldwide) .

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N.B. We accept payment by credit card through the Paypal system, but you can also pay by bank transfer. Please note that we will need you to complete the registration information in order to complete the registration process as quickly as possible for you.