Charm City Wine School

Level 2 Award in Wines

Level 2 Award in Wines Qualification Aims

WSET’s Level 2 Award in Wines is a beginner- to intermediate-level qualification exploring wines, suitable for industry professionals and wine enthusiasts.

This qualification is intended for beginners wishing to learn about a wide range of wines or those seeking to build on the introductory knowledge gained with the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines. You’ll gain 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. Through a combination of tasting and theory, you’ll explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.

What You Will Learn
   How to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine®(SAT)
   How environmental factors, grape-growing, winemaking, and maturation options influence the style and quality of wines
   made from eight principal grape varieties: Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon,
   Pinot Noir, Syrah
   Sparkling & Fortified Wines
   The style and quality of wines
   How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles of: 
   Key labeling terms used to indicate origin, style, and quality
   Principles and processes involved in the storage and service of a wine
   Principles of food and wine pairing

The TQT for the Level 2 Award in Wines is 28 hours. This is made up of 17 GLH (of which 1 hour is for the examination) and 11 hours’ private study. This is a 7-day course that culminates in a 1-hour exam. Candidates that successfully pass this challenging exam can proudly use the post-nominal WSET Level 2 Wine Certified in their email signatures and be recognized as wine professionals in the wine industry.

WSET L2 Awards in Wine Class Schedule starting Thursday, September 21st, 2023
   Thursdays, September 21st, 28th, October 5th, 19th, 26th, & November 2nd, 9th
   All Times: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
   Final Exam following a review Thursday, November 9th

All classes are held at the
Charm City Wine School
6505 York Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21212

The cost for this class is $749

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For more information
Tim O’Hare  443-392-6067

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