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WSET LEVEL 2 Award in Wines & Spirits

From February 2019 Trafford College are proud to be offering the WSET LEVEL 2 Award in Wines & Spirits qualification. The course will run for 2 hours every Wednesday evening for 9 weeks. This course is for individuals seeking a core understanding of wines; this qualification explores the major grape varieties and important wine regions in which they are grown. You’ll learn about the styles of wines produced from these grapes as well as key classifications and labelling terminology. A basic overview of the key categories of spirits and liqueurs will also be provided. The course is priced at £350 and includes workbooks and exam fees. Please contact for more information. 

What you will learn:


  • How wine is made

  • What factors influence wine style

  • The key white and black grape varieties and their characteristics

  • Label terminology

  • The production of sparkling, sweet and fortified wines

  • Food and wine principles

  • The principle 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)