Wset Level 2 Award in Wine

Upcoming Courses

30 September– 02 October 2022

At Vinitaly International Academy’s headquarters – Exam 19 November 2022 (at 09:00 am)

11 – 13 November 2022

At Vinitaly International Academy’s headquarters – Exam 28 January 2023 (at 09:00 am)

THE CONTENTS OF THE COURSE

WSET Level 2 is a wine course taught in English, by a certified mother-tongue English speaking Educator, that offers a solid basic overview of production areas, styles and their valuation. Among the main contents: external factors that influence the style of a wine; characteristics of still wines, fortified wines, and sparkling wines; conservation and serving temperature of still, fortified and sparkling wines.

Teaching Material (Study Pack)
– Text Book (Wines:Looking behind the label)
– Workbook
– SAT: Systematic Approach to tasting Wine)

Duration: 3 days, from 9:00 to 17:00 with 17 hours of in-person lessons and tasting of 50 wines.

Total Qualification Time (TQT) and Guided Learning Hours (GLH)
TQT is an estimate of the total amount of time, measured in hours, that a learner would reasonably need to be able to show the level of achievement necessary for the award of a qualification. It is made up of GLH and private study time. GLH include all tutor-supervised learning and supervised assessments. The TQT for the Level 2 Award in Wines is 28 hours. This is made up of 17 GLH (of which 1 hour is for the examination) and 11 hours’ private study.

Before proceeding with enrollment, it is required that you contact us for any special educational needs to be taken into consideration during courses and exams and which may require “reasonable adjustments.” All information will be considered and treated as confidential between the student, Italian Wine Academy and WSET.

Attention: The courses will be held only and exclusively upon reaching a minimum number of 10 students.

 Net Price 524.59 
 VAT 22% 115.41
Price 640 €
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AT THE END OF THE COURSE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

1. understand the main factors (climate, soil, human intervention) that influence the style of a wine;
2. grasp the characteristics of the major international grape varieties used for the production of still wines; associate the wines produced with these grapes with a specific style and know how to identify the quality; geographically locate these varieties in their respective production countries and wine-growing regions of the world;
3. describe the style and quality of the main varieties of still wines produced from regionally important grapes; place other wines of regional importance in their relative wine production areas;
4. explain the production process of sparkling wines and describe the style for the main appellations of the world;
5. understand the production methods of sweet and fortified wines and describe the style for the main appellations of the world;
6. recognize aspects relating to the evolution of wine over time, its conservation and how it should be served;
7. write a technical description of the wine using the Systematic Approach to WSET Tasting.

Final Exam

The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines assessment is a closed-book examination of 60 minutes’ duration and consists of 50 multiple-choice questions

Results are graded as follows:
Mark of 85% and above: Pass with distinction
Mark of between 70% and 84%: Pass with merit
Mark of between 55% and 69%: Pass
Mark of between 45% and 54%: Fail
Mark of 44% and below: Fail unclassified

In the event of failing the test, it is possible to retake the examination upon payment of the corresponding fee

Resits

-Candidates may apply to resit the examination if they are unsuccessful. There is no limit on  the number of attempts that may be made. Until the study materials are updated.
– Candidates who have passed are not permitted to retake to improve their grade.

Before proceeding with the payment / registration, please read carefully the terms and conditions at this link for registration to the courses.

For more detailed information, see the WSET Level 2 Course Specifications. Please note: the courses will only be activated with a minimum of 10 participants.

PREVIOUS COURSES

17-19 June 2022

At Vinitaly International Academy’s headquarters

27-29 April 2022

At Ferrowine, Castelfranco Veneto

22 - 24 April 2022

At Vinitaly International Academy’s headquarters

23-25 March 2022

At Bologna Business School

4 – 6 February 2022

At Vinitaly International Academy’s headquarters

26 – 28 November 2021

At Vinitaly International Academy’s headquarters

27-29 October 2021

At Ferrowine, Castelfranco Veneto

25 – 27 June 2021

At Vinitaly International Academy’s headquarters

20 – 22 May 2021

At Bologna Business School

4 – 6 September 2020

At Vinitaly International Academy’s headquarters

31 January – 2 February 2020

At Vinitaly International Academy’s headquarters

14 – 16 January 2020

At Bologna Business School

15 – 17 November 2019

At Vinitaly International Academy’s headquarters

6 – 8 September 2019

At Vinitaly International Academy’s headquarters

7 – 9 June 2019

At Vinitaly International Academy’s headquarters