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.
This is a live, in-classroom course, with limited attendance to enable safe distancing.
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: $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
Exam Date: Thursday, August 5, 2021
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30PM
Format: 50 multiple choice questions
Exam Deferment Deadline: July 8, 2021
Detailed Course Schedule
Date:Thursday, June 10, 2021
Topic:Introduction, Wine Tasting Technique, Pairing Wine & Food
Date:Thursday, June 17, 2021
Topic:Factors Influencing the Production of Red Wines + Pinot Noir, Zinfandel/Primitivo
Date:Thursday, June 24, 2021
Topic:Factors Influencing the Production of White, Sweet and Rose Wines - focus on Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Semillon and Furmint
Date:Thursday, July 1, 2021
Topic:Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Viognier and Albarino
Date:Thursday, July 8, 2021
Topic:Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah/Shiraz
Date:Thursday, July 15, 2021
Topic:Gamay, Grenache/Garnacha, Tempranillo, Carmenere, Malbec, Pinotage
Date:Thursday, July 22, 2021
Topic:Cortese, Garganega, Verdicchio, Fiano, Nebbiolo, Barbera, Corvina, Sangiovese, Montepulciano
Date:Thursday, July 29, 2021
Topic:Sparkling Wines, Fortified Wines
Date:Thursday, August 5, 2021
Thursday, August 5, 2021 @ 5:30PM
Arrive 15 min prior
Bring PHOTO ID
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
Kathleen Hall Smith, DipWSET
In 2006, after spending ten years in the NYC financial industry, Kathleen was looking for a new adventure and signed up for a WSET class at In…Learn More