WSET Level 2 is the perfect course for those that are serious about deepening their passion for wine and understanding the art form, from industry professionals to wine enthusiasts.
You’ll learn all about grape types, from the principal grape varietals to the regionally significant grape varietals. Moreover you’ll learn what factors affect each region, from it’s terroir to it’s styles and it’s cultural significance.
Discover the factors that affect the style and quality of a whole host of wines and the different impacts these factors will have on the final flavours.
By the end of the course you’ll be able to describe the liquid you love with confidence and clarity.
With a rich combination of tastings, covering a range of different wines every day and exploring the theoretical frameworks that underlie wine production, you’ll be well on your way to wine expertise.
The Course Covers:
- 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 (e.g. Nebbiolo, Malbec and Viognier) produced in over 70 geographical indications (GIs) around the world
- How grape varieties and wine making 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