WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines
WSET's Level 2 Award in Wines is a beginner- to intermediate-level qualification exploring wines, suitable for industry professionals and wine enthusiasts.
This qualification is intended for beginners wishing to learn about a wide range of wines or those seeking to build on the introductory knowledge gained with the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines. You’ll gain knowledge of the principal and regionally important grape varieties of the world, the regions in which they are grown, and the styles of wine they produce. Through a combination of tasting and theory, you’ll explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.
What you'll learn
- How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
- How environmental factors, grape-growing, winemaking and maturation options influence the style and quality of wines made from eight principal grape varieties
- The style and quality of wines made from 22 regionally important grape varieties
- The style and quality of wines produced in over 70 geographical indications (GIs) around the world
- How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles of Sparkling Wines & Fortified Wines.
- Key labelling terms used to indicate origin, style and quality
- Principles and processes involved in the storage and service of wine
- Principles of food and wine pairing
WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)：Download here
WSET Level 2 in Wine：Download here
Semester Time / Venue Tutor
22 Oct 2022 - 19 Nov 2022
5 Sessions (Every Sat)
13:30 - 18:00
9 Nov 2022 - 21 Dec 2022
7 Sessions (Every Wed)
19:00 - 22:00
*This course will be conducted in Cantonese, with English study materials and exam.
Date Time Last Enrolment Date
1 Oct 2022 (Sat)
11:00 - 12:15
9 Sep 2022
16 Oct 2022 (Sun)
11:00 - 12:15
24 Sep 2022
5 Nov 2022 (Sat)
11:00 - 12:15
15 Oct 2022
20 Nov 2022 (Sun)
11:00 - 12:15
29 Oct 2022
11 Dec 2022 (Sun)
11:00 - 12:15
19 Nov 2022
Early Bird Discount
Successful enrolment at least 2 weeks before class commence
- 3 or more registered for the same course together
(Add 3 quantity of the course to enjoy automatic discount)
All fee and expenses are not refundable after commencement of the course.。If you need to refund before course starts, please email us via email@example.com。
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
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.