WSET Level 2 in Amsterdam Oud-West - Wine Course in English
The WSET Level 2 in Wine is an intermediate qualification suitable for students wishing to learn about a broad range of wine styles as well as for those seeking to consolidate the introductory knowledge gained with the WSET Level 1 in Wines.
The course is organized over 6 classes of 3 hours plus an extra day for the exam. The exam consists of 50 Multiple Choice Questions to be answered within 60 minutes. The minimum passing mark is 55%. Mark of between 55% and 69% is a "Pass"; mark of between 70% and 84% is a "Pass with Merit"; mark of 85% and above is a "Pass with Distinction".
Throughout the six lessons of three hours you’ll study the environmental influences and grape-growing options in the vineyard and how these will impact the style and quality of wine. You'll understand how winemaking and bottle ageing influence the style and quality of wine. You will explore and learn the principal and regionally important white and black grape varieties of the world. We will explore the most important wine regions in which they are grown, and the styles of wine they produce.
Our experienced educators will also teach you how to accurately recognize and describe these wines. In every session there will be at least six wines to taste. The wines will range in quality from acceptable to outstanding.
All wines that we use in our classes are officially approved by the WSET as a benchmark examples for the grape variety and/or region they represent.
What should I expect to learn?
- The characteristics of the international grape varieties and several regionally important grape varieties of the world, the different styles of wine they produce, and how to recognise them by the label.
- How wine grapes are grown, and the natural factors affecting the style of wines.
- Storage and service of wines
- Winemaking processes and the differences between the key sparkling, sweet and fortified wines.
- How to professionally describe wine and assess its quality using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
The price includes all the wines tasted, classes, study pack, exam, and if successfully completed, you will receive the official WSET certificate and lapel pin!
The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is suitable 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.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
It is recommended (not mandatory) that you hold the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
or can demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge.
It is recommended that the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines in Class specification document is read before the start of the course.
*Minimum 4 people to start the course
An extremely interesting and interactive experience done by people who enjoy the art of wine.
I am very satisfied. I took only part to the exam but I find everything likable. I recommend this school!
The teacher has very good teaching skills. 3 hours learning about wines feel like 10 minutes.
Top Class! The course is very interesting and interactive. I recommend!
I applied from Japan, was able to take all coursework online, and when I arrived in Amsterdam was able to go straight into my exam.
Fun, and gives a new perspective on wine.
Well structured, very professional, friendly, felt like I learned a lot.
Broaden my wine knowledge and strengthen my appreciation of wine (and its origin).
Thank you for the great course!!!
Nothing to change, everything is good!
Very well organized and good material.
It was fun and interesting.
Everything has been as good as I expected, I have learned a lot! The teacher, Vittoria is great. I'm looking forward to taking next level 2.
I really enjoyed Level 2 course. Didn't expect it to be so detailed and professional, very glad I chose this school for the course.