Level 2 – WSET® Award in Wines – english – 12.08.2024 – Biel / Bienne – registration deadline 29.07.2024

CHF 990.00

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.

Course location: L’école du vin – Seeland

Mittelstrasse 14c,

2502 Biel / Bienne

10 in stock

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Level 2 – WSET® Award in Wines

Instruction, course material and examination in the English language

Monday, the 12th of August 2024
from 08:15 Welcome
08:30 Introduction to the course and the learning outcomes

WSET® Level 2 tasting technique

Food & wine pairing

10:30 Factors influencing the production of red wines

Pinot Noir, Zinfandel

12:00 Lunch break
13:00 Factors influencing the production of white, sweet and rosé wines

Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Sémillon, Furmint

16:30 Questions and end of the first course day
Monday, the 19th of August 2024
from 08:15 Welcome
08:30 Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Viognier, Albariño
10:30 Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah / Shiraz
12:00 Lunch break
13:00 Gamay, Grenache, Tempranillo, Carmenère, Malbec, Pinotage
16:30 Questions and end of the second course day
Monday, the 26th of August 2024
from 08:15 Welcome
08:30 Cortese, Garganega, Verdicchio, Fiano

Nebbiolo, Barbera, Corvina, Sangiovese, Montepulciano, Zinfandel/Primitivo

Revision tasting activity

10:30 Sparkling Wines

Fortified wines

12:00 Questions and Feedback
12:10 Lunch break
16:00 WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines – examination
16:30 End of course and of examination
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N.B. We accept payments by debit card and credit card through the SumUp system but you might prefer to pay by bank transfer. 

Financial assistance:

For those of you who are employed by, or are responsible for a restaurant, hotel, bar or nicht club in any of the following Cantons, there is a possibility of being subsidised for the course fee.

The Cantons we currently have an agreement with are:

  • Fribourg
  • Geneva – it is possible to apply for “a grant or a loan” from the Canton
  • Jura
  • Neuchâtel
  • Valais – ritzy further and continuing education

we are working on being able to assist candidates in other Cantons with the same level of assistance. As and when this is possible, we will inform you accordingly.

For the Cantons with which we have an agreement, contact us and we will assist you in the process. We look forward to welcoming you to the next course.