WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
Discover a world of knowledge

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.


  • 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:
    Pinot Grigio/Gris
    Sauvignon Blanc
    Cabernet Sauvignon
    Pinot Noir
  • The style and quality of wines:
    made from 22 regionally important grape varieties
    produced in over 70 geographical indications (GIs) around the world
  • How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles of:
    Sparkling wines
    Fortified wines
  • Key labelling terms used to indicate origin, style and quality
  • Principles and processes involved in the storage and service of wine
  • Principles of food and wine pairing
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines - Alexandre MA
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines - Alexandre MA


  • At least 28 hours of study time required by WSET, we deliver 3 days at least 18 hours of classroom study time
  • 11 hours of personal study and revision
  • A 1-hour examination



A one-hour closed-book examination comprised of 50 multiple-choice questions.

On successful completion of the examination, you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.


Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You must be of legal drinking age in the country where you are attending the course to participate in any alcohol tasting. However, this is not a barrier to successfully completing the qualification. Requirements may vary by course provider.


1. For more information and full details on the course requirements, please download the Specification:
Click HERE to download

2. WSET Level 2 Award in wines – The Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine.
Click HERE to download

3. The registration time is based on the time the school posted the registration link.

4. Please read the WSET Course Booking Terms and Conditionsbefore registering for this course. If there is a refund or extension before class, please apply to the terms and conditions.

5. Before paying the tuition fee, please contact the course consultant Amiao or send a consultation email to require the booking form. The registration information will only be used for WSET course and examination and will not be used for other commercial purposes or third-party platforms. The registration will take effect only upon receipt of our registration confirmation. The school does not reserve seats in advance. Thank you for your understanding.

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines - Alexandre MA
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines - Alexandre MA

How to book a course

Go to the Course Calander and book a course directly online

If you have any questions, please scan the WeChat QR code and get in touch with our course Assistant