WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
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The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) is the largest global provider of wine, spirits and sake qualifications. Trusted by the world’s most recognised drinks organisations, WSET has led the design and delivery of wine and spirit education for five decades. With four progressive levels of study offered through a network of course providers in more than 70 countries and translated into multiple languages, WSET qualifications inspire and empower drinks professionals and enthusiasts.

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

Course Objective
This qualification is intended for beginners wishing to learn about a wide range of wines or those seeking to build on the introductory knowledge. 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.

Pass Rate

The pass rate for the Level 2 Award in Wines was 93%. We are pleased with the speed with which APPs have familiarised themselves with the new Specification and the enthusiastic feedback we have received on the new materials and strong pass rate suggests this has been a positive transition for students. On the whole candidates are performing well across the syllabus of Level 2 Wines. Those who study the course materials in depth across the full range of Learning Outcomes have every chance of success.

In the period of 2020 to 2021, AMA Education is proud to manage a pass rate of 100%!


  • 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

course materials


  • At least 28 hours of study time required by WSET, we deliver 3 days at least 18 hours of classroom study time
  • The classroom study requires full attendance of 3 days, we provide ONLY successional day course
  • 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.

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




COURSE capacity

8 to 16 People


the venue

AMA Education52 Avenue Marcel Dassault
Transport: Tram C, Quarante Journaux
Parking: Free parking on the street of Marcel Dassault
Building accessible for handicapped


Book a course

Please go to  AMA Education Course Calendar
Choose the session you would like to attend and register online



1. 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.

2. The registration of each session is opened until 20 days prior the course, the registration will be automatically closed when the number of candidates reached 16. 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

contact us

Should you have any questions, please contact our Course assistant by WeChat (WeChat ID: grapes_bordeaux, or you can scan the QR code), or Email to