Level 2 – WSET® Award in Spirits – Distance learning with examination on the 04.04.2023

CHF 420.00

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?

This course is designed for professionals in the spirits and liqueurs industry, as well as those with a passion for the subject.

If you want to learn more about spirits and liqueurs, you will learn about the main production methods and raw materials, and how they influence the different styles of spirits. You will also learn about the basic principles of serving spirits and their use in cocktails.

How will you benefit?

  • Influence of production methods on the characteristics of spirits and liqueurs
  • Characteristics of the main spirits and liqueurs in the world
  • Evaluation of a spirit using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® (Level 2)

Outline of the programme

  • the spirits market
  • Production
  • Brandy, Scotch Whisky, Whiskey, Rum, Vodka, Tequila
  • Gin and other flavoured spirits
  • Liqueurs and brandies (clear)
  • tasting of spirits, using the WSET Level 2 systematic approach to tasting

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

Successfully complete

  • a multiple choice paper of 50 questions

N.B. Teaching, study materials and examination in the English language

Included in the course fee: – study materials, spirits, Wine and Spirit Education Trust exam (recognised in over 80 countries worldwide), tuition and access to the study support site for the duration of the course

Knowledge required to access the course – None

N.B. if you are unsure, please contact us, so that we can help you choose the level of the course according to your needs and objectives.