The third qualification in the series, this is aimed at people who work within the trade in some capacity and who therefore have some previous knowledge. This course covers the same wine and spirit areas as the certificate but in more depth. It also covers the subjects of UK and EU legislation and social responsibility and the commercial application of such knowledge. The course consists of 15 two hour lectures (6-8.30pm) with wine tasting and finishes with an exam which takes the form of written and tasting papers.
Accredited by: WSET (Wines and Spirit Education Trust)
Part time evening class, January to May over 15 weeks.
WSET Level 2
Sufficiently good prior knowledge, to be established via consultation with the course leader
Identify the characteristics of the principal wines of the world
Still wines of the world
Sparkling wines of the world
Liqueur wines of the world
Spirits and liqueurs
Information and advice for customers and staff
Identify and assess the quality and commercial value of wine
Legal and social responsibility in relation to the sale of alcohol in retail outlets
The qualification provides a comprehensive coverage of the wines and spirits of the world. It develops food and wine matching skills and tasting techniques, introduces the student to wine fault identification and social issues related to the provision of alcoholic beverages.
Course aimed at:
All, over the age of 18
Caroline Ritchie AIWS Reader in Hospitality
Contact: To enrol please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 029 2041 6424