WSET Level 2 Wines Course
This course has 8 classes covering the world’s major grape varieties and major types of wine. You’ll taste nearly 50 wines and learn to taste wine using a systematic, professional approach. No prior experience necessary.
All students are required to show proof of vaccination.
Class Registration Deadline is January 3, 2023
At least 21 years of age
High School, College, or Post-Graduate diploma or transcript;
Letter of reference from a wine or spirits trade professional on company letterhead stating:
- That the prospective student is known to him/her personally,
- That he/she is aware of the student’s knowledge of and interest in wine; and
- That he/she believes the student is qualified to pursue structured study of wine and spirits.
Be sure to register early. Availability is first come first serve.
Complete Enrollment Agreement
- Select and complete the corresponding Enrollment Agreement for your course – Sign three times on second page.
- This must be completed. You will need to upload it during the registration process.
Registration Fee: $60.00
Study Kit: $103
Discounted fees are available to Teaching Assistants. These positions are limited in number and are granted at the discretion of the International Wine Center.
Exam Date & Time
Exam Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Time: 6:00PM – 7:00PM
Format: 50 multiple choice questions
Exam Rescheduling Deadline: February 15, 2023
Detailed Course Schedule
Date:Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Topic:Introduction, Wine Tasting Technique, Pairing Wine & Food
Date:Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Topic:Factors Influencing the Production of Red Wines + Pinot Noir, Zinfandel/Primitivo
Date:Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Topic:Factors Influencing the Production of White, Sweet and Rose Wines - focus on Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Semillon and Furmint
Date:Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Topic:Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Viognier and Albarino
Date:Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Topic:Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah/Shiraz
Date:Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Topic:Gamay, Grenache/Garnacha, Tempranillo, Carmenere, Malbec, Pinotage
Date:Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Topic:Cortese, Garganega, Verdicchio, Fiano, Nebbiolo, Barbera, Corvina, Sangiovese, Montepulciano
Date:Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Topic:Sparkling Wines, Fortified Wines
Date:Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Thursday, March 8, 2023 @ 6PM
Arrive 15 min prior
Bring a valid PHOTO ID and Proof of Vaccination
Date:Thursday, January 1, 1970
Study pack contents:
- Textbook: Wines: Looking Behind the Label
- Student Workbook
- Laminated SAT Card
Refund Policy & Student Disclosure
Please download the Student Disclosure document from the link below. This is an official document for all students registered in Private Career Schools licensed by the NYS Department of Education.
If your study plans are suddenly interrupted, you may seek a refund. When withdrawing from a class, please be aware that you must submit a written notice of withdrawal from the registered class and a written request for a refund. More details can be found by clicking the Refund Policy link.Refund PolicyStudent DisclosureIWC Catalog
Meet the Instructor
Julie Margolis, DipWSET
A teacher at heart, Julie Margolis is a wine educator who believes that learning about wine can be just as enjoyable as drinking it. As owner of Glass…Learn More