Wines and Spirits WSET Level 2 Award

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Course description

Wines and Spirits WSET Level 2 Award:

A three-day intensive course (with exam on the morning of the fourth day) delivering an introduction to the world of wines and spirits. This course is designed for those with a keen interest in wine and other beverages, who wish to gain employment in drinks- related industries.


  • How to taste wine;
  • The key grape varieties of the world; Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Grenache;
  • Other notable white and black varieties;
  • Wine law and understanding the label;
  • The principles of viticulture and winemaking;
  • Sparkling and fortified wines;
  • Spirits.

Additional entry requirements

Entry requirements are students' minimum age of 18. A note pad and pen will be required for the course. Photographic identification will be required for the exam.

Awarding body

Wine & Spirit Education Trust

Training for employers

This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.

Course reference: WNP001 (use this when contacting provider)

Course info


Lewes, BN7 3AE


3 days


Part-time day


Professional or Industry specific qualification


Beginner IntermediateAdvanced

per course

More info: 3 days plus a hour long assessment on 4th day

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