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: $175.00
Study Kit: $92.54
Tuition: $522.00
Total: $841.54

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 817    Starts 06/26/2017

    Starts: 06/26/2017
    Schedule: Mondays, June 26th - August 21st, 6pm - 8pm
    Location: 350 7th Ave. (b/w 29th and 30th Street), Suite 1201
    Exam: 6:00 - 7:00 PM, Monday, Sept 11. If you are unable to take the exam Sept 11, you may withdraw without penalty by Aug 23. After Aug 23, 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 classes on July 3th, August 28th and September 4th

  • WSET Level 2 Intermediate Course IC 1017    Starts 08/15/2017

    Starts: 08/15/2017
    Schedule: Tuesdays, August 15th - October 17th, 6pm - 8pm
    Location: 350 7th Ave. (b/w 29th and 30th Street), Suite 1201
    Exam: 6:00 - 7:00 PM, Tuesday, October 17th. If you are unable to take the exam October 17th, you may withdraw without penalty by September 29th. After September 29th, 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 August 29thth.

  • WSET Level 2 Intermediate Course IC 1217    Starts 09/11/2017

    Starts: 09/11/2017
    Schedule: Mondays, September 11th - November 13th, 6pm - 8pm
    Location: 350 7th Ave. (b/w 29th and 30th Street), Suite 1201
    Exam: 6:00 - 7:00 PM, Monday, November 13th. If you are unable to take the exam November 13th, you may withdraw without penalty by October 24th. After October 24th, 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 Monday, October 9th

  • WSET Level 2 Intermediate Course IC 1317 AM    Starts 10/11/2017

    Starts: 10/11/2017
    Schedule: Wednesdays, October 11th - December 20th, 10am - 12pm
    Location: 350 7th Ave. (b/w 29th and 30th Street), Suite 1201
    Exam: 10:00 - 11:00 AM, Wednesday, December 20th. If you are unable to take the exam December 20th, you may withdraw without penalty by December 4th. After December 4th, 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 8th or November 22nd

  • WSET Level 2 Intermediate Course IC 1417    Starts 11/16/2017

    Starts: 11/16/2017
    Schedule: Thursdays, November 16th - January 25th, 6pm - 8pm
    Location: 350 7th Ave. (b/w 29th and 30th Street), Suite 1201
    Exam: 6:00 - 7:00 PM, Thursday, January 25th. If you are unable to take the exam January 25th, you may withdraw without penalty by January 9th. After January 9th, 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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    No Class on Thursday, November 23rd or December 28th