WSET® Level 2 Intermediate Course

Who It’s For:

Consumers who have a serious interest in wine and also professionals working in the wine and hospitality industries who want to expand their knowledge beyond the basics. No previous study required.

What You’ll Learn:

The characteristics of all the major, and several minor, grape varieties of the world, the styles of wine they produce and how to recognize them by the label. You’ll also learn how wine grapes are grown, how wine is made and the differences between the key sparkling, sweet and fortified wines and spirits of the world. And you will taste! You’ll learn proper tasting technique and practice with six wines each session.

Class Format:

16 hours of class time and a one-hour exam consisting of 50 multiple-choice questions.

What You’ll Achieve:

  • The ability to interpret labels of the major wines and spirits of the world.
  • An understanding of the principles of wine tasting and evaluating.
  • The knowledge to provide basic guidance on appropriate wine selection and service.
  • Successful candidates receive the WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits.

Entrance Requirements:

1. At least 21 years of age AND
2. High School, College, or Post-Graduate diploma or transcript; OR
3. Letter of reference from a wine or spirits trade professional on company letterhead stating:
(1) That the prospective student is known to him/her personally, (2) That he/she is aware of the student’s knowledge of and interest in wine; and (3) That he/she believes the student is qualified to pursue structured study of wine and spirits.

Pricing for the WSET® Level 2 Intermediate Course in Wines and Spirits:

Registration Fee: $52.00
Exam: $185.00
Study Kit: $103.43
Tuition: $522.00
Total: $862.43

Discounted fees are available to Teaching Assistants. These positions are limited in number and are granted at the discretion of the International Wine Center. To apply, fill out the application and email it to operations@internationalwinecenter.com

The WSET® Level 2 Intermediate Course in Wines and Spirits adheres to the Quarter-Based Refund Policy. For details see our policy.

Following are current in-session and upcoming classes. If you don’t see a class that fits your schedule, check back soon; new classes are constantly being added!

Classes fill up quickly! Please be sure to sign up early. It is best to have a second course date in mind when signing up, in case your number one choice is full.

Current Course Offerings

  • WSET Level 2 Intermediate Course IC 1418 AM    Starts 10/24/2018

    Starts: 10/24/2018
    Schedule: Wednesdays, October 24th - January 16th, 10am - 12pm
    Location: 350 7th Ave. (b/w 29th and 30th Street), Suite 1201
    Exam: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Wednesday, January 16th. If you are unable to take the exam January 16th, you may withdraw without penalty by December 17th. After December 17th, a fee will apply to reschedule. You have 12 months from the course start date to sit the exam.
    Availability: Class Full

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    No class on November 7th, 2018.

    Dates and topics subject to change.

  • WSET Level 2 Intermediate Course IC 1518    Starts 10/23/2018

    Starts: 10/23/2018
    Schedule: Tuesdays, October 23rd - December 18th, 6pm - 8:00pm
    Location: 350 7th Ave. (b/w 29th and 30th Street), Suite 1201
    Exam: 6:00 - 7:00 PM, Tuesday, December 18th. If you are unable to take the exam December 18th, you may withdraw without penalty by November 29th. After November 29th, a fee will apply to reschedule. You have 12 months from the course start date to sit the exam.
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  • WSET Level 2 Intermediate Course IC 1618    Starts 11/29/2018

    Starts: 11/29/2018
    Schedule: Thursdays, November 29th – January 31st, 6pm - 8pm
    Location: 350 7th Ave. (b/w 29th and 30th Street), Suite 1201
    Exam: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Thursday, January 31st. If you are unable to take the exam January 31st, you may withdraw without penalty by January 7th. After January 7th, a fee will apply to reschedule. You have 12 months from the course start date to sit the exam.
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    No class on December 27th, 2018.

    Dates and topics subject to change.

  • WSET Level 2 Intermediate Course IC 1918 INT    Starts 11/30/2018

    Starts: 11/30/2018
    Schedule: Friday, November 30th - Sunday, December 2nd, 10am - 5:30pm
    Location: 350 7th Ave. (b/w 29th and 30th Street), Suite 1201
    Exam: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Sunday, December 2nd. If you are unable to take the exam December 2nd, you may withdraw without penalty by November 13th. After November 13th, a fee will apply to reschedule. You have 12 months from the course start date to sit the exam.
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  • WSET Level 2 Intermediate Course IC 2018    Starts 10/24/2018

    Starts: 10/24/2018
    Schedule: Wednesdays, October 24th - January 9th, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Location: 350 7th Ave. (b/w 29th and 30th Street), Suite 1201
    Exam: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Wednesday, January 9th. If you are unable to take the exam January 9th, you may withdraw without penalty by December 7th. After December 7th, a fee will apply to reschedule. You have 12 months from the course start date to sit the exam.
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    No class on November 21st, 2018.

    Dates and topics subject to change

  • WSET Level 2 Intermediate Course IC 119 INT    Starts 01/16/2019

    Starts: 01/16/2019
    Schedule: Wednesday, January 16th - Friday, January 18th, 10:00am-5:30pm
    Location: 350 7th Ave. (b/w 29th and 30th Street), Suite 1201
    Exam: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Friday, January 18th, 2019. If you are unable to take the exam January 18th, you may withdraw without penalty by January 2nd. After January 2nd, a fee will apply to reschedule. You have 12 months from the course start date to sit the exam.
    Availability: Open for Registration

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  • WSET Level 2 Intermediate Course IC 219    Starts 02/07/2019

    Starts: 02/07/2019
    Schedule: Thursdays, February 7th - April 4th, 6pm - 8pm
    Location: 350 7th Ave. (b/w 29th and 30th Street), Suite 1201
    Exam: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Thursday, April 4th. If you are unable to take the exam April 4th, you may withdraw without penalty by March 12th. After March 12th, a fee will apply to reschedule. You have 12 months from the course start date to sit the exam.
    Availability: Open for Registration

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    Dates and topics subject to change.