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Course description

The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines gives a broad overview of the world of wines. Each class focuses on specific subjects and always includes the opportunity to taste related wines. The course is taught over three days and upon completion of classes on the third day, students sit a one hour, 50 question multiple choice closed book exam. There is no tasting exam. 

Venue tbc
Day 1 Friday 30th September 2022
Day 2 Saturday 1st October 2022
Day 3  Sunday 2nd October 2022
Exam Sunday 2nd October 2022

NOTE : students must attend all three days. Class timings : 9.30am - 4.45pm 

The completed exams are sent back to WSET in London for marking and grading.  It is recommended that students put in at least 12 hours of their own private study prior to sitting the exam. 

Day One

  • Introduction to Course, Wine Tasting, Storage of Wine, Food & Wine Pairing
  • Factors Influencing the production of red wines
  • Zinfandel and Pinot Noir
  • Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

Day Two

  • Factors influencing the production of white, sweet and rose wines 
  • Syrah/Shiraz
  • Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Semillon/Semillon, Furmint
  • Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Viognier, Albarino
  • Sparkling wines

Day Three

  • Gamay, Grenache/Garnacha, Tempranillo, Carmenere, Malbec, Pinotage
  • Cortese, Garganega, Verdicchio, Fiano, Nebbiolo, Barbera, Corvina, Sangiovese, Montepulciano
  • Fortified wines
  • Exam
Enrol + pay course fee by 26th August $1150.00 
Enrol + pay course fee by 16th September $1295.00
enrolments close 16th September  

Course fee includes WSET course study materials, tuition, wines, and exam fee. Fee includes gst.