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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

R7,900

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The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is our most popular course. It will teach you about the key grape varieties grown around the world and the different styles of wine produced. It will also introduce the Systematic Approach to Wine Tasting which will be followed when tasting each wine.

This course is an ideal introduction to the world of international wines and wine law and is suitable for beginners as well as people who have already studied South African wines.

Who it is aimed at:

  • Wine enthusiasts who wish to acquire in-depth knowledge of wines and want to obtain an internationally recognised wine qualification.
  • People employed in the drinks and hospitality industries with little previous knowledge of alcoholic beverages in particular international wines.
  • People wishing to pursue a career as a sommelier and who want to learn more about international wines and wine styles before going onto accredited Sommelier qualifications.
The Course:
Each course comprises of a lesson dates and an exam date (see the "Course Dates" tab for details).

The lectures are normally run on two full days from 08h30 to 17h00. The exam lasts for one hour consists of 50 multiple choice questions and is usually held one to two weeks later (see the 'Exam' tab for details)

  • All tuition
  • All course materials including:
    • WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine card
    • 136 page Level 2 Work Book
    • 83 page Level 2 Course Book
  • Exam Fees
  • International Courier Costs (exams are marked in London)
  • Food and Wine Pairing
  • 4 x Branded ISO Tasting Glasses
  • Branded ISO Tasting Glass Bag
  • Tasting of approximately 40 international and local wines
  • Certificate with Lapel Pin when you pass.
  • Domestic courier costs for your certificate and lapel pin
Introduction to Wine Tasting, Pairing, Storage & Service
  • Learn to taste and describe wines using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting ®.
  • Discover the key considerations when pairing food and wine successfully.
  • Learn the processes and principles of wine storage and service.
Factors Affecting Wine Style & Quality
  • Learn how the environmental and winemaking factors influence the style and quality of the wine.
  • Learn the meaning of labelling terms related to vine age and grape-growing options.
Still Red Wine
  • Learn how the environmental and winemaking factors influence the principal and regionally important black grape varieties, how they influence the style and quality of the wines produced.
  • Learn the meaning of labelling terms indicating style and quality.
Still White Wine.
  • Learn how the environmental and winemaking factors influence the principal and regionally important white grape varieties, how they influence the style and quality of the wines produced.
  • Learn the meaning of labelling terms indicating style and quality.
Other Styles of Wine
  • Learn about the key grape varieties used to produce the principal styles of sparkling and fortified wines.
  • Learn the key wine making processes used to make sparkling and fortified wines.
  • Learn the meaning of labelling terms indicating style and quality.
Lesson Dates Exam Date Location Enrolment Deadline
08 Feb 2020
09 Feb 2020
22 Feb 2020 Dunkeld, Johannesburg 31 Jan 2020
22 Feb 2020
23 Feb 2020
14 Mar 2020 Cape Town 07 Feb 2020
14 Mar 2020
15 Mar 2020
04 Apr 2020 Somm Hospitality, Stellenbosch 28 Feb 2020
18 Apr 2020
19 Apr 2020
09 May 2020 Cape Town 03 Apr 2020
16 May 2020
17 May 2020
30 May 2020 Dunkeld, Johannesburg 08 May 2020
16 May 2020
17 May 2020
06 Jun 2020 Somm Hospitality, Stellenbosch 01 May 2020
20 Jun 2020
21 Jun 2020
11 Jul 2020 Cape Town 05 Jun 2020
22 Aug 2020
23 Aug 2020
05 Sep 2020 Dunkeld, Johannesburg 14 Aug 2020
07 Nov 2020
08 Nov 2020
21 Nov 2020 Dunkeld, Johannesburg 30 Oct 2020

You have one hour to complete the exam which comprises 50 multi-choice questions and a pass mark of 55%.

Below are the results you can attend and the marks required.

Pass with Distinction   85% and above
Pass with Merit Between 70% and 84%
Pass Between 55% and 69%
Fail Between 45% and 54%
Fail unclassified 44% and below

 

As with every WSET exam around the world, the exam papers are sent to WSET in London, UK to be marked to ensure global continuity with the results.

Results are know up to 3 weeks later when we will inform you by email. The certificate and metal lapel pin for successful candidates will follow from London approximately a week later.

If you are unsuccessful, you are able to retake the exam without having to retake the course if you do not wish to. The cost to resit the exam is currently R1,600. Please contact us for potential dates.

Duration: 2 days
Exam: 1 hour multiple choice questions
Award: Certificate and Metal Lapel Pin
Cost: R7,900