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Remarks: WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits exam fee included; Total 18 hours course time, around 30 tasting samples

WSET® Level 2 Award in Spirits

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Course Introduction

WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits is an intermediate-level qualification exploring spirits and aromatised wines for those working in the industry or spirits enthusiasts.

This qualification is intended for beginners wishing to learn about a wide range of spirits or those seeking to build on the introductory knowledge gained with the WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits. You’ll learn about the fundamental production methods and principal raw materials, discovering how they are used to make the key spirit styles. You’ll also explore the key practices and principles of serving spirits and the use of spirits in cocktails. Upon achievement you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

What you'll learn

  • How to taste and describe spirits using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits ® (SAT)
  • The techniques used during the four stages of spirits production: processing the raw material, alcoholic fermentation; distillation; and post-distillation operations
  • How techniques used during the four stages of production determine the style of a spirit
  • How aromatised wines are made
  • How a balanced cocktail is made and examples in four notable cocktail families (the spirit-forward, the short sour, the highball and the long sour)
  • How local production traditions, coupled with local laws, are used to create different styles of spirits

WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® (SAT):Download here

WSET Level 2 in Spirits:Download here


 Semester Time / Venue Tutor

13 Jul -  3 Aug 2024 

4 Sessions (Every Sat)

14:00 - 18:30

WA503 - Rm 503, 5/F, Mary Building, 71-77 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Davy Leung


 Date Time Last Enrollment Date

28 Jul 2024 (Sun)

12:15 - 13:15

11 Jul 2024

11 Aug 2024 (Sun)

12:15 - 13:15

25 Jul 2024

21 Sep 2024 (Sat)

12:15 - 13:15

30 Aug 2024

12 Oct 2024 (Sat)

12:15 - 13:15

20 Sep 2024

Tuition Discount

 Details Terms

Early Bird Discount
- HK$400

Successful enrolment at least 2 weeks before class commence

Group Discount
9% off

3 or more registered for the same course together (Add 3 quantity of the course and enter discount code: GROUP9%OFF during checkout)

1+2 Discount
- HK$600

One applicant to enroll both WSET Spirits L1 & L2 course at the same time to enjoy a -HK$600 discount
(Enter discount code: WSETSPIRITS_1+2 during check out)
**Group Discount & 1+2 Discount offers may not be used at the same time.


Refund Policy

All fee and expenses are not refundable after order confirmation. If you need to refund for a specific reason before course commence, please provide relevant proof and contact us by email at

Adverse Weather Policy

If Typhoon Signal No. 8 or Black Rainstorm Warning is in force after 7:00 a.m. - the morning events that starts before 2:00 p.m. will be cancelled 11:00 a.m. - the afternoon event that starts between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. will be cancelled. 4:00 p.m. - the event that starts from 6:00 p.m. will be cancelled. The academy will re-schedule the event. If participants cannot join the event on the re-scheduled date, event fee will be refunded. When Typhoon Signal No.8 or above is hoisted during the event, the event must be terminated immediately and the Academy will arrange all participants to leave the venue. When Black Rainstorm Warning is in force, all participants of the event are advised to stay where they are until the warning signal is lowered.

Who are your instructors?

All our WSET® course lecturers had undergone the WSET® Educator Training Program, and only Certified WSET® Educators will teach courses above the Foundation level. Guided tasting courses are led by tutors with specific experience.

What is the class size?

Our maximum class size:

Level 1:22 人

Level 2: 14 人

Level 3: 14 人

Absent Arrangement

We will try to arrange you to fit into another class of the same course to make up for the absent class. However according to the class size, wine tasting samples may be allocated at last priority. For better preparation, please let us know your absent arrangement as soon as possible.

Why Hong Kong Wine Academy?

Quality, Independent, and Commitment is our motto.

Hong Kong Wine Academy is independent from wine trade and committed to offer high quality wine courses at reasonable price. All our WSET® course lecturers had undergone the WSET® Educator Training Program, and only Certified WSET® Educators will teach courses above the Foundation level. A single lecturer is assigned to follow the whole course for consistency. Also wine samples are carefully selected to reflect specific requirements of different courses.

What is the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET® )?

WSET® was founded in UK in 1969 to promote, provide and develop high quality education and training in wine and spirit industry. Since then, WSET® has grown into the foremost international awarding body in the field of wines and spirits. Recently, there are increasing number of consumers and enthusiasts attending the WSET® courses with the desire to enhance their knowledge. Hong Kong Wine Academy is a WSET® Approved Program Provider and is authorized to offer WSET® courses.

Are there any prerequisites for taking the WSET® courses?

No. However, we recommend those who intend to take the Intermediate Certificate course should have basic knowledge in wine and spirit, and those who intend to take the Advanced Certificate course should have good knowledge in wine and spirit.

Can the courses be taught in other languages?

Yes. In addition to Cantonese, we also teach courses in English and Mandarin on ad hoc based.

Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business.