WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
MONDAYS – 25th February, 3rd and 10th March
inclusive 10.30am to 5pm each day in Dublin city centre (venue to be confirmed).
Please note that SKILLSNET funding is now available for these courses in IRELAND.
Tindal Wine Merchants offer an exceptionally robust and informative programme with Harriet Tindal MW, an experienced tutor who brings life and energy to the classes.
Wines selected are carefully chosen to represent the most classic examples from round the world. This course offers the opportunity to try some examples from the top names in wine.
Newly updated to focus 100% on Wines, the WSET Level 2 is a beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring wines 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. 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
- 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 MW 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 is on of only 7 Masters of Wine in Ireland, an international qualification recognised globally as the most respected title in the world of wine. Harriet brings her subject alive, using real life stories taken from her many trips to wine regions across the globe, are integrated into the courses.
COURSE COST: €475
For more info or to book, please contact the office on : 01 866 5680