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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines


COURSE INFORMATION
  • Wines are carefully selected and tasted at each session to highlight learning objectives
  • Over 50 wines to be tasted from many countries and grape varieties
  • The course will cover the most important wine styles from main wine-producing regions
  • Understand the factors that influence wine style and quality
  • Practical guidance on wine tasting and objective wine quality assessment
  • 8 sessions (18 hours in total)
  • 1 hour closed-book exam consists of 50 multiple-choice questions
  • Conducted in English or Cantonese (with English materials)

An internationally recognised and comprehensive qualification wine course that covers the major grape varieties, the important wine regions as well as the styles of wines made. By completing this course, you will be able to describe and compare different styles, quality of wine and understand the factors that influence them. It will also cover key classifications and labelling terminology which will enhance wine knowledge for both professionals & enthusiasts. At each session there will be a lineup of wines to highlight the learning objectives, with over 50 wines to be tasted from many countries and grape varieties during the course.

There is no prerequisite to attend the Level 2 Award in Wines, although we recommend that students should have acquired some basic knowledge before attending the course (perhaps gained from Level 1 Award in Wines or attending some of our Tutored Tastings or Workshops).

Once you obtain the Level 2 Award in Wines qualification, you can apply to use the WSET Certified logo.

Sessions         Areas Covered Sessions          Areas Covered
1 Tasting Technique, Food & Wine Pairing 6

Gamay, Grenache/Garnacha, Tempranillo

Carménère, Malbec, Pinotage

2

Factors influencing the production of red wines

Pinot Noir, Zinfandel/Primitivo

7

Cortese, Garganega, Verdicchio, Fiano

Nebbiolo, Barbera, Corvina, Sangiovese, Montepulciano

3

Factors influencing the production of white, sweet and rosé wines     

Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Semillon, Furmint

8

Fortified Wines

Sparkling Wines

4

Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier

Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Albariño

 

 

5

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah/Shiraz

   

 

 

Examination:  A closed-book examination that consists of 50 multiple-choice questions worth one mark each
Exam Duration:  1 Hour
Passing Grade:  55%

 

Address: Room 1501 & 1503-08, 15/F, Kai Tak Commercial Building, 317-319 Des Voeux Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong (Entrance on Morrison Street)

$7,680 $14,960
2 Persons Discount
$7,480
Early Bird
$14,760
2 Persons Early Bird
(Paid 1 month before course starts)
Code Date Time Language Fee Examination Date Registration
I2110B Oct 27
Nov 3, 10, 17, 24
Dec 1, 8, 15
(Wed)
7:30pm - 9:45pm English HKD 7680 Jan 15 10:00am-11:00am Full
IC2110BSA
(Weekend Intensive)
Oct 30
Nov 6, 13, 20
(Sat)
1:00pm - 5:45pm Cantonese HKD 7680 Jan 15 10:00am-11:00am Enrol
I2110BSA
(Weekend Intensive)
Oct 31
Nov 7, 14, 21
(Sun)
1:00pm - 5:45pm English HKD 7680 Jan 15 10:00am-11:00am Enrol
IC2111 Nov 5, 12, 19, 26
Dec 3, 10, 17, 31
(Fri)
7:30pm - 9:45pm Cantonese HKD 7680 Feb 05 09:30am-10:30am Full
I2111SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Nov 6, 13, 20, 27
(Sat)
1:30pm - 6:15pm English HKD 7680 Jan 08 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2111WD Nov 8, 15, 22, 29
(Mon)
Daytime Intensive: 1:00PM - 5:45PM. Special Rate: HKD6,680 English HKD 6680 Dec 20 03:00pm-04:00pm Enrol
I2111 Nov 11, 18, 25
Dec 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
(Thu)
7:30pm - 9:45pm English HKD 7680 Feb 05 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
IC2111SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Nov 14, 21, 28
Dec 5
(Sun)
1:00pm - 5:45pm Cantonese HKD 7680 Jan 08 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2111B Nov 23, 30, 23
Dec 7, 14, 28
Jan 4, 11, 18
(Tue)
7:30pm - 9:45pm English HKD 7680 Feb 19 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2111BSA
(Weekend Intensive)
Nov 28
Dec 5, 12, 19
(Sun)
1:00pm - 5:45pm English HKD 7,480 Feb 05 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
IC2111B Nov 29
Dec 6, 13, 20
Jan 3, 10, 17, 24
(Mon)
7:30pm - 9:45pm Cantonese HKD 7,480 Feb 20 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
IC2112SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Dec 4, 11, 18
Jan 8
(Sat)
1:30pm - 6:15pm Cantonese HKD 7,480 Feb 19 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2112WD Dec 7, 9, 14, 16
(Tue, Thu)
Daytime Intensive: 1:00PM - 5:45PM. Special Rate: HKD6,680 English HKD 7,480 Jan 18 03:00pm-04:00pm Enrol
I2112 Dec 9, 16, 23, 30
Jan 6, 13, 20, 27
(Thu)
7:30pm - 9:45pm English HKD 7,480 Feb 26 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2112SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Dec 12, 19
Jan 2, 9
(Sun)
1:00pm - 5:45pm English HKD 7,480 Feb 19 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2112B Dec 22, 29
Jan 5, 12, 19, 26
Feb 9, 16
(Wed)
7:30pm - 9:45pm English HKD 7,480 Mar 19 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
IC2112 Dec 30
Jan 6, 13, 20, 27
Feb 10, 17, 24
(Thu)
7:30pm - 9:45pm Cantonese HKD 7,480 Mar 26 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
IC2201SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Jan 2, 9, 16, 23
(Sun)
1:00pm - 5:45pm Cantonese HKD 7,480 Feb 20 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
IC2201WD Jan 3, 10, 17, 24
(Mon)
Daytime Intensive: 1:00PM - 5:45PM. Special Rate: HKD6,680 Cantonese HKD 7,480 Feb 28 03:00pm-04:00pm Enrol
I2201 Jan 7, 14, 21, 28
Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
(Fri)
7:30pm - 9:45pm English HKD 7,480 Mar 26 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2201SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Jan 9, 16, 23, 30
(Sun)
1:00pm - 5:45pm English HKD 7,480 Feb 26 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2201B Jan 17, 24
Feb 7, 14, 21, 28
Mar 7, 14
(Mon)
7:30pm - 9:45pm English HKD 7,480 Apr 23 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2201BSA
(Weekend Intensive)
Jan 22, 29
Feb 5, 12
(Sat)
1:30pm - 6:15pm English HKD 7,480 Mar 19 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
IC2201 Jan 25
Feb 8, 15, 22
Mar 1, 8, 15, 22
(Tue)
7:30pm - 9:45pm Cantonese HKD 7,480 Apr 23 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2201R
(Consecutive Course)
Jan 28, 29, 30
(Fri, Sat, Sun)
10:00AM - 6:00PM (Day 1-2) 1:00PM - 5:45PM (Day 3) English HKD 7,480 Feb 26 09:30am-10:30am Enrol