There is no prerequisite to register for this course.
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits focuses on the main categories of wines with an emphasis on production methods, styles and the local and global wine markets. The course also has a spirits session at the end that covers the main styles of spirits, their styles and their production methods.
The course consists of 13 classroom hours and a one-hour examination of 50 multiple choice questions at the end. The passing score for the examination is 55%. There is a guided tasting of more than 40 wines within the classroom time.
This course is offered at a special TEXSOM price of $595 plus shipping vs the regular price of $795.
Tuition fee is inclusive of all course materials, instruction, wines and spirits to be tasted and the examination fees. Once you register for the course, your materials will be shipped to you before the start of the first class. To register for the course, please scroll to the bottom of the page and use the “Add to Cart” button.
Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas
4150 North MacArthur Boulevard
Irving, TX 75038
Thursday August 11, 2016
09:00 am – 09:15 am Enrollment
09:15 am – 11:30 am Introduction and Tasting Technique
12:00 pm – 01:00 pm Factors Affecting Style, Quality and Price, labeling Laws
02:00 pm – 03:00 pm Factors Affecting Style, Quality and Price, labeling Laws Cont’d (Tasting)
03:30 pm – 05:30 pm Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
Friday August 12, 2016
09:00 am – 11:00 am Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc
11:30 am – 01:30 pm Syrah, Grenache and Riesling
02:30 pm – 05:30 pm Other White and Black Grapes
Saturday August 13, 2016
09:00 am – 11:00 am Sparkling Sweet and Fortified Wines
11:30am – 12:30pm Spirits
01:30 pm – 02:45 pm EXAMINATION