17th September 2024: WSET LEVEL 2 AWARD IN WINES – TRADE TRAINING

 

*Exclusive for members of Trade

Hosted by our WSET qualified tutors, the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is the perfect wine course for beginners wishing to learn about a wide range of grapes and styles. These fun and informative classes take place at Davy’s Wine Vaults on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm to 8.30pm over 8 consecutive Tuesdays. Internationally recognised, the Level 2 Award in Wines is one of the most popular qualifications for those entering the wine and hospitality trades, but is also a great option for those who would simply like to learn more.

During the course you’ll learn how to taste with over 40 samples from around the world, gaining enviable 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 requires 16 hours of tutored learning and 11 hours of personal study and revision.  A one hour, 50 multiple-choice question exam will take place at the end of the course, date to be confirmed in first class.

The Course:

Tuesday 17th September – 18:15 to 20:30
Session 1: Induction; Tasting Technique; Wine and Food Pairing.

Tuesday 24th September – 18:30 to 20:30
Session 2: Factors influencing the production of red wines; Pinot Noir, Zinfandel/Primitivo.

Tuesday 1st October – 18:30 to 20:30
Session 3: Factors influencing the production of white, sweet and rosé wines; Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Sémillon/Semillon, Furmint.

Tuesday 8th October – 18:30 to 20:30
Session 4: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris; Gewurztraminer, Viognier, Albariño.

Tuesday 15th October – 18:30 to 20:30
Session 5: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah/Shiraz.

Tuesday 22nd October – 18:30 to 20:30
Session 6: Gamay, Grenache/Garnacha, Tempranillo, Carmenère, Malbec, Pinotage.

Tuesday 29th October – 18:30 to 20:30
Session 7: Cortese, Garganega, Verdicchio, Fiano; Nebbiolo, Barbera, Corvina, Sangiovese, Montepulciano.

Tuesday 5th November – 18:30 to 20:30
Session 8: Sparkling wines; Fortified wines.

Exam – 60 minute, 50 multiple-choice question – date to be confirmed in first class

Included in the fee:

Over 40 tasting samples
6 ISO tasting glasses*
All study materials
End of course examination

*Please note you will need to bring these with you to each class – they cannot be stored on the premises.

Tuesday 17th September to Tuesday 5th November
18:30 to 20:30
Location: Davy’s Wine Vaults, 161 Greenwich High Rd, London SE10 8JA

REGISTER HERE