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NZ$1,150.00

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 Saturday 17th September 2022
Day 2 Sunday 18th September 2022
Day 3  Monday 19th September 2022
Exam Monday 19th September 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 5th August $1150.00 
Enrol + pay course fee by 29th August $1295.00
enrolments close 29th August  

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