WSET Level 2 Intermediate 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
- 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: 6/13/2019
Detailed Course Schedule
Date:Monday, April 29, 2019
Topic:Introduction and Wine Tasting
Section 1: 1, 2, 5 & 6
Date:Monday, May 6, 2019
Topic:Factors affecting wine style, quality and price, and labeling
Section 1: 3 & 4
Date:Monday, May 13, 2019
Topic:Pinot Noir and Chardonnay
Section 2: 7 & 8
Date:Monday, May 20, 2019
Topic:Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc
Section 2: 9 & 10
Date:Monday, June 3, 2019
Topic:Syrah, Grenache and Riesling
Section 2: 11 & 12
Date:Monday, June 10, 2019
Topic:Other Red and White Grapes
Section 3: 13 & 14
Date:Monday, June 17, 2019
Topic:Fortified Wine and Spirits
Section 3: 17-20 & Spirits Video
Date:Monday, June 24, 2019
Topic:Sparkling and Sweet Wines
Section 3: 15 & 16
Date:Monday, July 1, 2019
Topic:Exam 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: Wine & Spirits – 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
Jim Hutchinson, DipWSET
Jim Hutchinson is a partner in Kings County Wines, a boutique retailer in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. KCW was founded in 2015 and has grown steadily to bec…Learn More