WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits
DATES SPRING 2019
TUESDAYS – 26th Feb, 5th, 12th March
inclusive 10.30am to 5pm each day in Dublin city centre (venue to be confirmed).
Tindal Wine Merchants offer an exceptionally robust and informative programme with Harriet Tindal, an experienced tutor who brings life and energy to the classes.
Wines selected are carefully chosen to represent the best examples from round the world. This course offers the opportunity to try some examples from the top names in wine. We select our wines on quality and typicity not price.
The WSET Level 2 is a beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring wines and spirits for those working in the industry or wine and spirit enthusiasts.
For individuals seeking a core understanding of wines, this qualification explores the major grape varieties and important wine regions in which they are grown. You’ll learn about the styles of wines produced from these grapes as well as key classifications and labelling terminology. A basic overview of the key categories of spirits and liqueurs will also be provided. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.
What you’ll learn:
- How wine is made
- What factors influence wine style
- The key white and black grape varieties and their characteristics
- The important wine-producing regions of the world in which these grapes are grown
- The production of sparkling, sweet, and fortified wines
- Label terminology
- Food and wine pairing principles
- The principal categories of spirits and liqueurs, and how they are made
- How to describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
A one question paper with 50 multiple choice questions. The pass mark is 55%. The exam is held on the final day of the course.
Harriet Tindal has been teaching WSET courses since 2005 when she became a Programme Provider in East Anglia before returning to Ireland where she heads up Education at Tindal Wine Merchants. Having completed all the WSET qualifications including the Diploma in 2008, Harriet has just submitted the final part of her Master of Wine (MW) qualification with results due in September. Recognising the need to bring her subject alive, real life stories taken from her many trips to wine regions across the globe, are integrated into the courses.
COURSE COST: 450euro
For more info or to book, please contact the office on : 01 866 5680