WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
Discover the amazing world of wine
This is the perfect course for all wine lovers because it is straightforward, educational, lots of fun and we have a 97% pass rate. There are no prerequisites but we do recommend starting with the Level 1 to ensure you have a solid foundation of knowledge.
Courses start approximately every two weeks. You can study at your own pace, and you have five weeks from the start date to complete the program. This is an outstanding online course, considered to be the gold standard in wine education. You will have access to an expert instructor online to answer all your questions. We have regular online exam dates to fit your schedule regardless of where you live.
Bonus offer: when you register for a WSET online course, you receive a FREE Fine Vintage online course (value of $99-299 depending on the course) plus FREE access to our extensive video library, and a list of 250 Fine Vintage proprietary exam practice questions. It’s an unbeatable deal – two online courses for the price of one.
There are six modules:
– Tasting and describing wines using the Systematic Approach to Tasting
– Wine and food pairing
– Serving & storing wine
– The Growing Environment
– Winemaking Practices
– Labeling Terms
–Principal White Grape Varieties, Styles & Regions
– Principal Red Grape Varieties, Styles & Regions
– Sparkling & Fortified Wines
– Practice Exam & Feedback
Price & Payments
The WSET Level 2 online course costs US$599, all-inclusive. The cost includes access to the online course, your study guide, a dedicated expert instructor, and your exam fees, certificate, and lapel pin.
You will need to purchase your own wine samples, if you desire. It is not a requirement to buy any wine to complete this course, but it is beneficial to taste a selection of wines to get the most out of it. After registration, we provide you with a list of recommended wines that are widely available.
Full payment is charged at the time of registration. Your payment is non-refundable and non-transferable.
Don’t forget: when you register for a WSET online course, you receive a FREE Fine Vintage online course (value of $99-299 depending on the course) plus FREE access to our extensive video library, and a list of 250 Fine Vintage proprietary exam practice questions.
You can choose from multiple start dates, with courses commencing approximately every two weeks. You will have five weeks from the course start date to complete the six modules. You can do these six modules at your own pace, be it all in a few days or spread over five weeks. The course material should take about 30 hours in total to complete, plus revision time. You will have access to a certified wine educator through the online portal, and can ask questions throughout the course.
Your WSET Level 2 exam is completed fully online using remote invigilation. Fine Vintage offers the exam every week on Tuesdays at 5pm Greenwich Mean Time (UK time) and Sundays at 8pm Greenwich Mean Time (UK time). You can pick your exam date and time online immediately after you register for the course, or at a later date. You have one year to complete the course and exam.
The exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions. A grade of 55% or higher is required to pass. You will receive your results within 4 weeks by email, and if successful your WSET certificate and lapel pin will be mailed to you within 8 weeks anywhere around the world. Fine Vintage has a 97% pass rate at the WSET Level 2.
We require 18 business days of notice to register you for the WSET Level 2 exam. There is a US$125 fee to change your exam date after it is scheduled or to resit the exam, if required.
You should have a reasonable degree of technical ability to use the examination software. You will receive detailed set-up instructions after you register.
The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is a formal qualification in wine with international recognition. Many students frame their WSET certificates.
The perfect online course to start your wine education
97% Pass Rate!
Get your WSET certification online
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Important: You must register for the WSET Online Courses at least 6 business days before the course begins.
TERMS: Full payment is charged at the time of registration. Your payment is non-refundable and non-transferable. This course is administered out of London, UK and does not fall under PTIB authority.
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Who takes this course?
Everyone! We have a large number of general interest wine enthusiasts as well as people working in the hospitality industry and wine trade. If you want to have a very good understanding of the world’s wines, then this is the course for you.
We will email you access codes to the study guide within two business days of your registration.
Fine Vintage will also email you a list of 250 practice exam questions to help you thoroughly prepare. And don’t stress about the exam as we have a 97% pass rate.
When I decided to begin my wine education journey Fine Vintage Ltd. was my first choice. James Cluer MW and his team provided a first class experience which propelled my love and curiosity for wine into a lifetime quest to further my knowledge. I would highly recommend the WSET Level 1 course with Fine Vintage to any student who desires to learn from outstanding teachers who inspire you with their wealth of knowledge while exposing you to a benchmark selection of quality wines.
BYANCA GODWIN – LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
I’ve completed WSET 1 & 2 through Fine Vintage’s weekend courses, and I cannot recommend them enough. Particularly for those who work full time such as myself, the weekend courses are a great way to pursue an education in wine while juggling a busy schedule. The programs are well structured and paced, and the instructors are enthusiastic and personable – creating an enjoyable and manageable learning environment.
ELIZABETH TATARA – NEW YROK CITY
Having taken both WSET 1 and WSET 2 Fine Vintage definitely executes the classes at an exceptional level. The instructors were outstanding and taught the class with great passion providing high quality wine with many different varieties to taste! Not only did I learn much more about wine, but also after taking WSET level 2 from Fine Vintage it increased my interest and passion for wine exponentially. I highly recommend taking courses from Fine Vintage!
JORDAN SU – VANCOUVER
Fine Vintage WSET 1 training was more than I expected. The instructor was incredibly knowledgeable and brought the education to life through sampling many different wines from a variety of regions while taking us on a tour of the basic fundamentals of wine. Whether you are a novice or starting your career in wine, I would highly recommend Fine Vintage, Ltd.
MEL EITEL – NEW YORK CITY
I’ve taken wine courses with various providers over the years and can unequivocally say that Fine Vintage stands in a league of its own. The quality of wine alone sets the company apart but its real advantage is its instructors. Every FV instructor I’ve had has brought as much enthusiasm to the classroom as they’ve brought experience, drawing on both to bring the world of wine to life. You can’t get that kind of education from a textbook.
YULE SCHMIDT – TORONTO
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