WSET Level 2 - November 2017

Start Date: 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 10:00
End Date: 
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 17:00

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits


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)


Course Information


For more information and full details on the course requirements, please download the Specification below.




A one hour multiple choice question paper with 50 multiple choice questions. The pass mark is 55%. Exam is held on the final day of the course.


Course cost – €450.00 


Inclusive of wines, study pack, 6xISO glasses and the final exam.


Winter dates 2017 – courses are held at The Westbury Hotel, Dublin 2


3 x Tuesdays  - 7th, 14th and 21st November 2017

10.30am to 5.00pm


 To book or enquire about this course please contact the office on 01 866 5680 or



Please Register your interest at least *two weeks before the course starts.