WSET LEVEL 2 AWARD IN WINES

A Beginner - Intermediate
Level Qualification
690€

Become a Wine Professional or an Experienced Wine Enthusiast

WSET Level 2 courses take place over three days. You will discover the main wine regions around the world and the grape varieties that are grown there. 

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?

The WSET 2 is designed for beginners who aim to develop an expertise in wine. After three days of training, you will be able to work in the wine and spirits sector. This program is also intended for people who wish to undertake a professional reconversion.

What will I 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 grape varieties 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 a wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine ® (SAT)
  • How we produce wine, following biodynamic farming at Château de Pommard

At the end of your training, you will be able to recognize the different styles of wine produced from these grape varieties, read labels and understand the principles of food and wine pairings.

How do WSET Level 2 classes work?

WSET 2 includes 30 hours of study, including 18 hours in the classroom, delivered by certified trainers. Our three-day course takes place from 9 am – 12 pm and 2 pm – 5 pm, allowing spare time for studying. Study material will be given to you upon registration, to get you prepared for your session. The material contains the essential points covered during the training, as well as tasting grids and self-assessment exercises. 

You will taste 56 wines produced in the most notable vineyards of the planet, from France to Chile via the United States, Italy, Spain and Australia including six wines from the Burgundy region.

EVALUATION AND CERTIFICATION

At the end of the 18 hour course, you will be evaluated on the knowledge acquired during a closed book test. You will need to answer 50 multiple-choice questions in one hour. To graduate, you will have to answer 55% of the questions correctly and you will receive a WSET 2 certificate by post.

What are the requirements to enter the course?

There are no entry requirements for this qualification, but you must be over 18 years old.

The sessions are held in small groups of maximum 14 students. At least 12 hours of self-study is required to pass your exam successfully. All our courses are available in French and in English. 

NEXT SESSIONS
IN PARIS

January 15-17, 2020, 9am - 5pm (French)
February 19-21, 2020, 9am - 5pm (English)
March 30 - April 1, 2020, 9am - 5pm (French)
April 20-22, 2020, 9am - 5pm (English)
May 20-22, 2020, 9am - 5pm (French)
June 22-24, 2020, 9am - 5pm (English)
July 20-22, 2020, 9am - 5pm (French)
August 10-12, 2020, 9am - 5pm (English)

NEXT SESSIONS
IN POMMARD

December 9-11, 2019, 9am - 5pm (English)
January 27-29, 2020, 9am - 5pm (English)
February 24-26, 2020, 9am - 5pm (French)
March 23-25, 2020, 9am - 5pm (English)
April 27-29, 2020, 9am - 5pm (French)
May 25-27, 2020, 9am - 5pm (English)
June 29 - July 1, 2020, 9am - 5pm (French)
July 27-29, 2020, 9am - 5pm (English)

How can I get my WSET program financed?

École V is registered at RNCP. If you live in France, you can get your course financed by your CPF or by Pôle Emploi, depending on your professional status. To get more information, do not hesitate to contact us by email at education@chateaudepommard.com or by phone at +33 (0)3 80 22 07 99. If you want to receive a quotation, please forward us the following information by email: first name, last name, date and time of the session, birth date, postal address and phone number.

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