WSET Level 2 Award in Wines, Wednesday 13th to Friday 15th March 2024

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines, Wednesday 13th to Friday 15th March 2024

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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines, Wednesday 13th to Friday 15th March 2024


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This three-day course is a fun and informative way to complete the WSET Level 2 wine qualification. 

The WSET Level 2 Award in Wine is devised by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust. It is an internationally recognised course that is generally taken by those entering the wine and hospitality trades but can be comfortably achieved by those with little or no previous wine knowledge. A wide selection of wines will be tasted at each session to give you a broad introduction to the many wine styles of the world. You will also learn tasting techniques to help you build greater confidence in identifying the technical elements of wine.   

The syllabus will be covered over three days of tuition, culminating with an examination on the Friday afternoon. The examination is a 50-question, multiple-choice paper to be completed within one hour. 

Starting at 9am with tea and coffee, each session will include a delicious picnic lunch before resuming teaching for the afternoon. The course will finish each day at 4pm. Please note there will be additional revision exercises that you will be required to complete at home after each course day.   

The course cost covers WSET examination fees, WSET course materials, WSET accredited tuition, use of Berry Bros. & Rudd equipment, tasting samples, lunch and a post-examination Champagne reception. Course materials are sent to you in advance after registration and we recommend that you read them thoroughly before starting the course.  

Session 1, 2 and 3: Wednesday 13th March 2024  

Course induction  

Tasting technique   

Pairing wine and food   

Factors influencing the production of red wines   

Factors influencing the production of white, sweet and rosé wines   

Pinot Noir, Zinfandel/Primitivo   

Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Sémillon/Semillon, Furmint    

Session 4, 5 and 6: Thursday 14th March 2024  

Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris   

Gewurztraminer, Viognier, Albariño   

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah/Shiraz   

Gamay, Grenache/Garnacha, Tempranillo, Carmenère, Malbec, Pinotage    

Session 7, 8 and revision, followed by Examination: Friday 15th March 2024  

Cortese, Garganega, Verdicchio, Fiano   

Nebbiolo, Barbera, Corvina, Sangiovese, Montepulciano   

Sparkling wines  

Fortified wines  


Examination 5.00pm to 6.00pm: 50-question multiple-choice paper, followed by a glass of Champagne

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WSET Examination Courses London

WSET Examination Courses London

Berry Bros. & Rudd's examination courses are devised by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET). These formally and internationally recognised courses are followed by those entering the wine and hospitality trades, but are also ideal for those seeking official recognition of their achievements.
We’d like to assure you that we’re running our WSET courses in line with government advice, with social distancing and hygiene measures in place.

During the course, emphasis is on personal tuition and group discussion in our unique surroundings. As well as delicious lunches, refreshments are served during the day. The course ends with a celebratory glass of Champagne to toast your achievement.

The price covers WSET examination fees, course materials, accredited tuition, use of our equipment and our tasting samples. Course materials and mock papers are sent to you before the course begins, so you can start your studies before classes commence.