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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines - ONLINE

About The Online Course

Study for the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines online – the ideal course for beginners who want to learn about a wide range of wines. You’ll gain knowledge of the principal and regionally important grape varieties of the world, the regions in which they are grown, and the styles of wine they produce.

The Level 2 Award in Wines Online covers the same syllabus as the classroom course, but through a supported Online Classroom which allows you to study alongside your peers under the guidance of a dedicated educator. Please note* that the exam is completed in person, in Wine Way Center and NOT online.

As you work through the course you will be asked to share your learning experience with the rest of the course group, looking at what wine labels tell you about the contents of the bottle and sharing tasting notes. Tasting is an essential part of studying for this course, and you will need to taste a minimum of 8 wines (not provided, but you will be given guidance on the styles to taste).

Select Your Date

Start and finish date

  • 28 Sep 2020 – 1 Nov 2020    (Sign Up Deadline: 18 Sep 2020)
  • 19 Oct 2020 – 22 Nov 2020   (Sign Up Deadline: 9 Oct 2021)
  • 9 Nov 2020 – 13 Dec 2020    (Sign Up Deadline: 31 Oct 2020)
  • 16 Nov 2020 – 20 Dec 2020  (Sign Up Deadline: 6 Nov 2020)

Exam Date

To be confirmed. Please contact us.

What’s covered?

Through a combination of tasting and theory, you’ll explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.

-How to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine®(SAT)
-How environmental factors, grape-growing, winemaking and maturation options influence the style and quality of wines made from eight principal grape varieties:

  • Chardonnay
  • Pinot Grigio/Gris
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Riesling
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Merlot
  • Pinot Noir
  • Syrah/Shiraz

-The style and quality of wines:

  • made from 22 regionally important grape varieties
  • produced in over 70 geographical indications (GIs) around the world

-How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles of:

  • Sparkling wines
  • Fortified wines

-Key labelling terms used to indicate origin, style and quality
-Principles and processes involved in the storage and service of wine
-Principles of food and wine pairing

Do I need any prior knowledge?

This course is ideal for complete beginners – no prior knowledge is required and you don’t have to have completed any other qualification to enrol. If you are completely new to the world of wine, you may wish to study the Level 1 Award in Wines first, either in the classroom or online, but this is not essential.

The course is delivered online and in English therefore basic computer literacy, internet navigation skills and a good level of English are required.

Preparing for the course
You will be expected to have read the provided textbook prior to commencing the course – this will be sent to you upon booking.

What study options are available?

The course is delivered online over five weeks with a minimum of six hours study per week recommended to successfully complete the course. Regular access and participation in the online forums and activities is essential for you to get the most out of the course and to pass your exam confidently.

How much does it cost?

24.500 mkd (Mkd Students)                    430 euro (for International students)

The cost includes:

  • Access to our Online Classroom,
  • Study materials,
  • Online tuition,
  • Examination and postage.                  

Optional Free Tasting Tutorial

Wine Way offers you the opportunity to attend a free tasting tutorial to coincide with the first session of our classroom courses. This is an optional extra, but if you have a chance to be with us on the published dates, it is recommended. There is no charge, but we do require that you book your participation at least two weeks in advance, and we reserve the right to cancel tutorials up to one week before the date if we do not reach a minimum number of participants.

What Is Included 

Full 5-week Online Course

Week 1 – Factors Influencing Wine Style, Quality & Price, Sales & Service, Responsible Drinking
Week 2 – Key Grape Varieties
Week 3 – Regional, Quality & Stylistic Labeling Terms, Food & Wine Matching
Week 4 – Sparkling Wines, Sweet Wines, Fortified Wines
Week 5 – Review and Mock Exam

Interactive video guided tasting sessions

During the course students have access to video that guide them through an introduction on tasting wine as well as the pricipals of pairing wines with food.

Students are given a list of recommended wines to try and submitt their tasting notes to the online instructor for feedback.

Access to top highly trained and qualified expert instructors

You will work through the online modules under the watchful eye of our expert instructors that are available to answer your questions.

All course materials along with exam fees, frameable certificate and lapel pin (for those that pass the exam) are included in the enrollment fee.

Because your success is our priority, our students are welcomed to contact, call or e-mail our educator Petar – any time should they have any questions.

How It Works

1

STEP #1 

Choose the course date from the list above.

Please read the terms and conditions before making a booking.

2

STEP #2

Contact Us!

e-mail Ana:  ana@wineway.org  

talk to Petar:  +389 70 29 22 19

…or simply click on the Contact Us button below

3

STEP #3

We will book your course and send you log in details for the On-line platform 

Please Note* You will be expected to have read the provided textbook prior to commencing the course – this will be sent to you upon booking.

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STEP #4

The exam must be taken IN PERSON in Wine Way Center.

The exam dates (TBC) to be confirmed.

Additional information

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