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WSET® Level 2 (Intermediate) Award - Weekend Option


Sat 17 Oct 2015, 9:00am–2:30pm

Where: New Zealand School of Food and Wine, Level 3, 104 Customs Street West, Viaduct, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: R18

This intensive two week course explores the wines & spirits of the world. It is perfect for people who are passionate about wine as well as those working in the industry who wish to gain more knowledge and a well respected international qualification.

You will learn about the major wine growing regions from around the world, understand their grape varieties and styles of wine as well as interpret their labels. This course also covers how to apply the principles of food and wine matching, give basic guidance on appropriate selection, storage and service of wines and spirits and understand the principles of wine tasting and evaluation.
Each class includes a tasting session.

The course programme covers:
How wine is made and other factors influencing the style of wine
Key white grape varieties
Key black grape varieties
Wine-producing regions of the world
Sparkling wines
Sweet wines and fortified wines
Spirits and liqueurs
Label terminology
Food and wine pairing
The WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine

This course requires an additional 30 hours of self study and concludes with a WSET® multiple choice examination of 50 questions. Graduates receive the WSET® Intermediate Award in Wine and Spirits. View full course outline at

Entry Requirements
Aged 18 or over
Attend an interview
Upper intermediate level of English

What Qualifications Will I Gain?
WSET® Level 2 (Intermediate) Award in Wines and Spirits

Programme Start Dates
2 Weekends: Saturdays & Sundays 9am - 4pm
17, 18 October & 31 October, 1 November

Course Fees
(Includes WSET® fees and texts)

Please ring us with any questions or enquiries on 09 3777 961 or email us at

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