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.
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.
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: $52.00
Study Kit: $103.43
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
Time: 6:00PM – 7:00PM
Format: 50 multiple choice questions
Opt-Out Date: 12/19/2019
Detailed Course Schedule
Date:Thursday, November 14, 2019
Topic:Introduction, Wine Tasting Technique, Pairing Wine & Food
Date:Thursday, November 21, 2019
Topic:Factors Influencing the Production of Red Wines + Pinot Noir, Zinfandel/Primitivo
Date:Thursday, December 5, 2019
Topic:Factors Influencing the Production of White, Sweet and Rose Wines - focus on Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Semillon and Furmint
Date:Thursday, December 12, 2019
Topic:Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Viognier and Albarino
Date:Thursday, December 19, 2019
Topic:Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah/Shiraz
Date:Thursday, January 9, 2020
Topic:Gamay, Grenache/Garnacha, Tempranillo, Carmenere, Malbec, Pinotage
Date:Thursday, January 16, 2020
Topic:Cortese, Garganega, Verdicchio, Fiano, Nebbiolo, Barbera, Corvina, Sangiovese, Montepulciano
Date:Thursday, January 23, 2020
Topic:Sparkling Wines, Fortified Wines
Date:Thursday, January 30, 2020
Arrive 15 min prior
Bring PHOTO ID
No class on November 28, December 26 and January 2.
Dates and topics subject to change.
All sessions include tasting. Please do not wear scent.
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
May Matta-Aliah, DipWSET
May Matta-Aliah is a New York based wine educator and president of In the Grape. She is a seasoned presenter, an accredited educator, and brings ove…Learn More