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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
I2201B Jan 17, 24
Feb 7, 14, 21, 28
Mar 7, 14
(Mon)
7:30pm - 9:45pm English HKD 7680 Apr 23 09:30am-10:30am Course Expired
I2201BSA
(Weekend Intensive)
Jan 22, 29
Feb 5, 12
(Sat)
1:30pm - 6:15pm English HKD 7680 Mar 19 09:30am-10:30am Full
IC2201 Jan 25
Feb 8, 15, 22
Mar 1, 8, 15, 22
(Tue)
7:30pm - 9:45pm Cantonese HKD 7680 Apr 23 09:30am-10:30am Full
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 7680 Feb 26 09:30am-10:30am Full
IC2202 Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
Mar 4, 11, 18, 25
(Fri)
7:30pm - 9:45pm Cantonese HKD 7680 Apr 23 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2202SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Feb 6, 13, 20, 27
(Sun)
1:00pm - 5:45pm English HKD 7680 Mar 26 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2202WD Feb 7, 14, 21, 28
(Mon)
Daytime Intensive: 1:00PM - 5:45PM. Special Rate: HKD6,680 English HKD 6680 Mar 28 02:00pm-03:00pm Enrol
I2202 Feb 10, 17, 24
Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
(Thu)
7:30pm - 9:45pm English HKD 7680 May 07 09:30am-10:30am Full
IC2202B Feb 14, 21, 28
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4
(Mon)
7:30pm - 9:45pm Cantonese HKD 7680 May 07 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2202BSA
(Weekend Intensive)
Feb 19, 26
Mar 5, 12
(Sat)
1:30pm - 6:15pm English HKD 7,480 Apr 30 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
IC2202SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Feb 20, 27
Mar 6, 13
(Sun)
1:00pm - 5:45pm Cantonese HKD 7,480 Apr 30 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2202B Feb 23
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Apr 6, 13
(Wed)
7:30pm - 9:45pm English HKD 7,480 May 15 10:00am-11:00am Enrol
I2203 Mar 4, 11, 18, 25
Apr 1, 8, 22, 29
(Fri)
7:30pm - 9:45pm English HKD 7,480 Jun 12 10:00am-11:00am Enrol
IC2203 Mar 10, 17, 24, 31
Apr 7, 14, 21, 28
(Thu)
7:30pm - 9:45pm Cantonese HKD 7,480 May 28 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2203SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Mar 12, 19, 26
Apr 2
(Sat)
2:00pm - 6:45pm English HKD 7,480 May 07 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
IC2203SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Mar 20, 27
Apr 3, 10
(Sun)
1:00pm - 5:45pm Cantonese HKD 7,480 May 15 10:00am-11:00am Enrol
I2203B Mar 21, 28
Apr 4, 11, 25
May 16, 23, 30
(Mon)
7:30pm - 9:45pm English HKD 7,480 Jul 09 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
IC2203B Mar 25
Apr 1, 8, 22, 29
May 6, 13, 20
(Fri)
7:30pm - 9:45pm Cantonese HKD 7,480 Jun 18 09:00am-10:00am Enrol
IC2203BSA
(Weekend Intensive)
Mar 26
Apr 2, 9, 23
(Sat)
1:00pm - 5:45pm Cantonese HKD 7,480 May 21 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2203C Mar 29
Apr 12, 19, 26
May 3, 10, 17, 24
(Tue)
7:30pm - 9:45pm English HKD 7,480 Jun 25 09:00am-10:00am Enrol
I2204SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Apr 3, 10, 17, 24
(Sun)
1:00pm - 5:45pm English HKD 7,480 May 21 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2204WD Apr 4, 11, 25
May 16
(Mon)
Daytime Intensive: 1:00PM - 5:45PM. Special Rate: HKD6,680 English HKD 7,480 Jun 11 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2204 Apr 7, 14, 21, 28
May 5, 12, 19, 26
(Thu)
7:30pm - 9:45pm English HKD 7,480 Jun 25 09:00am-10:00am Enrol
I2204BSA
(Weekend Intensive)
Apr 9, 23, 30
May 7
(Sat)
1:00pm - 5:45pm English HKD 7,480 Jun 11 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
IC2204 Apr 11, 25
May 16, 23, 30
Jun 6, 13, 20
(Mon)
7:30pm - 9:45pm Cantonese HKD 7,480 Jul 23 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
IC2204R
(Consecutive Course)
Apr 15, 16, 17
(Fri, Sat, Sun)
11:00AM - 6:45PM (Day 1-2) 1:00PM - 5:45PM (Day 3) Cantonese HKD 7,480 May 21 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
I2204B Apr 20, 27
May 4, 11, 18, 25
Jun 1, 8
(Wed)
7:30pm - 9:45pm English HKD 7,480 Jul 09 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
IC2204SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Apr 24
May 1, 8, 15
(Sun)
1:00pm - 5:45pm Cantonese HKD 7,480 Jun 11 09:30am-10:30am Enrol
IC2204BSA
(Weekend Intensive)
Apr 30
May 7, 14, 21
(Sat)
01:30pm - 06:15pm Cantonese HKD 7,480 Jun 18 09:00am-10:00am Enrol