WSET Level 2 Wines Course
IC 420 WINES
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.
Please note: Please note: IWC has suspended all classes for two weeks, from Monday March 16 through March 27 at the earliest. Students will be notified of new class dates as soon as circumstances permit.
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
Date: 4/2/2020 – Temporarily postponed
Time: 6:00PM – 7:00PM
Format: 50 multiple choice questions
Opt-Out Date: 3/10/2020
Detailed Course Schedule
Date:Thursday, February 6, 2020
Topic:Introduction, Wine Tasting Technique, Pairing Wine & Food
Date:Thursday, February 13, 2020
Topic:Factors affecting wine style, quality and price, and labeling
Section 1: 3 & 4
Date:Thursday, February 20, 2020
Topic:Pinot Noir and Chardonnay
Section 2: 7 & 8
Date:Thursday, February 27, 2020
Topic:Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc
Section 2: 9 & 10
Date:Thursday, March 5, 2020
Topic:Syrah, Grenache and Riesling
Section 2: 11 & 12
Date:Thursday, March 12, 2020
Topic:Other Red and White Grapes
Section 3: 13 & 14
Date:Thursday, March 19, 2020
Topic:Cortese, Garganega, Verdicchio, Fiano, Nebbiolo, Barbera, Corvina, Sangiovese, Montepulciano
Date:Thursday, March 26, 2020
Topic:Sparkling and Sweet Wines
Section 3: 15 & 16
Date:Thursday, April 2, 2020
Arrive 15 min prior
Bring PHOTO ID
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