WSET Level 2 in Wines & Spirits - CROMWELL

WSET Level 2 in Wines & Spirits - CROMWELL

BOOKING FORMS REQUIRED BY 20th May

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • How wine is made

  • What factors influence wine style

  • The key white and black grape varieties and their characteristics

  • The important wine-producing regions of the world in which these grapes are grown

  • The production of sparkling, sweet, and fortified wines

  • Label terminology

  • Food and wine pairing principles

  • The principal categories of spirits and liqueurs, and how they are made

  • How to describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)

COURSE DELIVERY

This qualification has a minimum requirement of 28 hours of study time, including 16 hours of classroom time.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment is by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You must be of legal drinking age in the country where you are attending the course to participate in any alcohol tasting.

COURSE INFORMATION

The course will run over three Mondays with the exam held on the final Monday.

For more information and full details on the course requirements, please download the Specification below.

WSET Level 2 in Wines and Spirits - Waiheke Island

WSET Level 2 in Wines and Spirits - Waiheke Island

WSET LEVEL 2 IN WINES AND SPIRITS

 

LOCATION: WAIHEKE ISLAND

From: 16th July - 23rd July 2019

BOOKING FORMS REQUIRED BY 10TH JUNE

 

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • How wine is made

  • What factors influence wine style

  • The key white and black grape varieties and their characteristics

  • The important wine-producing regions of the world in which these grapes are grown

  • The production of sparkling, sweet, and fortified wines

  • Label terminology

  • Food and wine pairing principles

  • The principal categories of spirits and liqueurs, and how they are made

  • How to describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)

COURSE DELIVERY

This qualification has a minimum requirement of 28 hours of study time, including 16 hours of classroom time.

The course will run over 3 days, Tuesday 16th, Wednesday 17th and Tuesday 23rd of July. 9am till 5pm.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment is by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You must be of legal drinking age in the country where you are attending the course to participate in any alcohol tasting.

WSET Level 3 in Wine, Waiheke Island

  • Location: Waiheke Island - venue TBC

  • Duration: 6 full days, over 2 weeks

  • Days: Sunday - Tuesday (11/12/13 & 18/19/20)

  • Times: 9am - 5pm

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 

This qualification is open to students who hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits. It is mandatory that students complete the Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits before progressing to the Level 3 Award.

 

HOW WILL YOU BENEFIT? 

The aim of this course is to provide detailed analysis of the principal wines of the world. Students will also benefit from in-depth tastings where they will learn to identify product style and quality. 

(Successful students will receive a certificate and WSET Level 3 Award in Wine lapel pin)

 

PROGRAMME OUTLINE 

Unit 1 – Wines of the World

  • Production of Wine (location, viticulture, vinification, maturation and bottling, labelling regulations)

  • France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Central and South Eastern Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, North America, South and Central America

  • Sparkling Wines

  • Fortified Wines

  • Information and Advice for Customers and Staff

  • This unit is evaluated by a multiple choice paper of 50 questions and a question paper requiring short written answers

  Unit 2 – Tasting and Evaluating Wines of the World

  • WSET Level 3 - Systematic guide to tasting. How to taste wines and evaluate the quality, style and price.

  • This unit is assessed by a blind tasting paper of two wines

WSET Level 1, Introduction to wine - Waiheke Adult Learning

WSET Level 1, Introduction to wine - Waiheke Adult Learning

Waiheke Adult Learning (map)

  • Venue: Waiheke Adult Learning

  • Dates: September 4th 2019 until October 2nd

  • Days: Every Wednesday

  • Time: 6.30pm until 8.30pm 

 

Running over 5 weeks, this introductory course in designed to give you the knowledge and confidence to uncork the world of wine!

 

Learn about the major grape varieties, the worlds most important wine styles and see first hand how wine is made.

 

Gain confidence in pairing food with wine and learn how to taste wine like a professional.

 

Gain an internationally recognised qualification in wine from the WSET (level 1) at the end of the course.

 

 

Deciphering the Wine Label

Deciphering the Wine Label

Have you ever been out to dinner or searched through the array of wines in offer at a wine store and been perplexed and daunted by some of the labels?

This short course looks at some of the common terminology found on labels from around the world to help you understand what style of wine it is and how it will taste.

Price: $25 per person - includes tasting of 5 different wines.

Venue - Scott Base Vineyard, McNabb Rd, Cromwell

Time: 5.30pm till 7.30pm

All attending but be aged 18 or over.

Please contact info@thewineacademy.co.nz to book.

WSET Level 3 in Wine, Cromwell

WSET Level 3 in Wine, Cromwell

  • Location: Cromwell, Central Otago- venue TBC

  • Duration: 6 full days, over 3 weeks

  • Days: Thursday and Friday (10th & 11th, 17th & 18th, 24th & 25th)

  • Times: 9am - 5pm

  • BOOKING FORMS REQUIRED BY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2019

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 

This qualification is open to students who hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits. It is mandatory that students complete the Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits before progressing to the Level 3 Award.

 

HOW WILL YOU BENEFIT? 

The aim of this course is to provide detailed analysis of the principal wines of the world. Students will also benefit from in-depth tastings where they will learn to identify product style and quality. 

(Successful students will receive a certificate and WSET Level 3 Award in Wine lapel pin)

 

PROGRAMME OUTLINE 

Unit 1 – Wines of the World

  • Production of Wine (location, viticulture, vinification, maturation and bottling, labelling regulations)

  • France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Central and South Eastern Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, North America, South and Central America

  • Sparkling Wines

  • Fortified Wines

  • Information and Advice for Customers and Staff

  • This unit is evaluated by a multiple choice paper of 50 questions and a question paper requiring short written answers

  Unit 2 – Tasting and Evaluating Wines of the World

  • WSET Level 3 - Systematic guide to tasting. How to taste wines and evaluate the quality, style and price.

  • This unit is assessed by a blind tasting paper of two wines