WSET LEVEL 2 Intensive

A Beginner - Intermediate
Level Qualification
620€

Intensive Wine Course

Do you struggle to find time to take your certification? We offer an intensive version of the WSET Level 2 Award in wines over a weekend. The WSET Level 2 Intensive courses take place over two days. You will discover the main wine regions around the world and the grape varieties that are grown there. The intensive format does not impact the quality of the program, and the tasting sessions maintain a friendly atmosphere.

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?

The WSET 2 is designed for beginners who aim to develop an expertise in wine. After two days of intensive 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 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 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 Intensive classes work?

WSET 2 includes 28 hours of study, including 18 hours in the classroom with certified trainers. Our two-day course takes place over the weekend with nine hours in class per day, including the exam. 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 course entry requirements?

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 18-19, 2020, 9am - 7pm (English)
February 22-23, 2020, 9am - 7pm (French)
March 28-29, 2020, 9am - 7pm (English)
April 25-26, 2020, 9am - 7pm (French)
May 23-24, 2020, 9am - 7pm (English)
June 20-21, 2020, 9am - 7pm (French)
July 18-19, 2020, 9am - 7pm (English)
August 15-16, 2020, 9am - 7pm (French)

NEXT SESSIONS
IN POMMARD

December 7-8, 2019, 9am - 7pm (French)
January 25-26, 2020, 9am - 7pm (French)
February 15-16, 2020, 9am - 7pm (English)
March 21-22, 2020, 9am - 7pm (French)
April 11-12, 2020, 9am - 7pm (English)
May 16-17, 2020, 9am - 7pm (French)
August 15-16, 2020, 9am - 7pm (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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