New Zealand School of Wines and Spirits

Christchurch: Level 2

3 day course
20th and 27 June held at Eliza's Manor Hotel
4th July 2016 held at New North Brighton Community Centre
Enrolments close 22nd May 2016


The WSET Level 2 gives a broad overview of the world of wines and spirits and each class focuses on specific subjects and always includes the opportunity to taste related wines. The course is a 3 day course and students must attend all 3 days. Upon completion of classes on the third day, students are given time to revise prior to sitting a one hour, 50 question multiple choice exam. It is recommended that students put in at least 12 hours of their own private study prior to sitting the exam. 
The completed exams are sent back to WSET in London for marking and grading.  
NOTE: Students must attend all three days 

Day One
- Introduction to Course, Wine Tasting, Storage of Wine, Food & Wine Pairing
- Factors Influencing the Style, Quality and Price of Wine & Understanding the Label
- Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

Day Two
- Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc
- Syrah, Grenache and Riesling
- Other Grape Varieties

Day Three
- Sparkling and Sweet Wines
- Fortified Wines and Spirits & Liqueurs
- Examination

2015 Course Fee : $945 inc GST  plus credit card booking fee where applicable
(includes WSET course study materials, tuition, wines, and exam fee). The course is held over 3 days, with the examination on the third day.