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Next course dates: June 12th, 13th, and 19th 2024; full-days

Registration deadline: June 4th

Kamloops Edition
Intermediate Level

WSET
Level 2
in Wines

WSET is Recognized in over 70 countries and is THE Industry Leader in Wine courses

in-person courses in Kamloops, Canada

Price: $1199

Looking to take the Level 1 wine course in Whistler? Click here

Are you looking to take a WSET wine course online??  Click here

No prerequisites !
Graduates receive A WSET certificate and A pin

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WSET Level 2 in Wines

Intermediate Level

We'll cover 22 grape varieties and 70 European wines. Get ready to dive deep into the world of wine!

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Learn food + wine pairing

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Registration Deadline: Tuesday, June 4th, 2024
3-Full-day classes:
Wednesday, June 12th;
Thursday, June 13th
Thursday, June 19th
Examination Date: at the end of the day on Thursday, June 19th from 3:45-5:45


Where: The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce
615 Victoria St

Cost: $1199 CAD


You'll receive an ebook a few days after you pay! Then START STUDYING right away! WSET recommends 11 hours of study to prepare. Although many of my students report needing more!

If you would like to purchase the Ultimate Guide to WSET Level 2 in Wines, you'll be offered a 45% discount at checkout. The Ultimate Guide to WSET Level 2 in Wines is a mobile-friendly guide that has flashcards, over 700 multiple choice and drag+drop questions and more!

Coming to Kamloops This Summer!!

WSET Wine Courses

Hi, I’m Joanne – a Kamloops native. Well, actually I live in Whistler now. But I’m a certified wine pro and I’m coming back to my hometown to share some wine fun with you. Wanna join me?!

More about me here.

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Who WSET Level 2 in Wines is For

Get ready to conquer this course! We’ll explore regions and wines that may be entirely new to you! Level II is perfect for those who’ve completed Level 1 WSET wine course or have a solid wine foundation they’re eager to enhance.

WSET Level 2 in Wines is tailored for individuals in the wine industry seeking career advancement, as well as passionate enthusiasts looking to broaden their wine horizons!

Curriculum

Wednesday, June 12th;

  • Introduction
  • tasting technique with 5 wines, recognizing wine faults
  • pairing wine with food
  • storage and service of wine
  • factors influencing the style of wine
  • grape growing and climate factors that influence the flavour of the wine
  • international labelling laws and terms
  • French wine labelling
  • French International Stars! Sauvignon Blanc
  • Burgundy:  Pinot Noir + Chardonnay and everywhere else they grow
  • Red winemaking options and how they influence the flavour of the wine
  • Tasting of 8 wines

Thursday, June 13th

  • How the region, grape variety, winemaking and bottle ageing affect the style and quality of white, sweet and rosé wine.
  • The German Star White: Riesling
  • Although it’s originally French, this grape is most famous in Italy! Pinot Grigio/ Pinot Gris
  • 2 French and 1 Spanish White: Gewurztraminer, Viognier, and Albariño
  • More French White and the Exotic Hungarian! Chenin Blanc, Sémillon and Furmint
  • Tasting of 6 wines
  • The French Reds: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah/ Shiraz, Gamay
  • Carmenère, Malbec and Pinotage
  • The Spanish Reds: Grenache/ Garnacha, Tempranillo
  • Tasting of 8 wines

Wednesday, June 19th

  • Oh the Italian Reds! Sangiovese, Montepulciano
  • Nebbiolo, Barbera, Cortese
  • More Italian: Corvina, Garganega, Verdicchio and Fiano and Zinfandel/ Primitivo
  • Tasting of 5 wines
  • The sparklers: Champagne, Cava, Asti and Prosecco
  • The finishers: Sherry + Port
  • Tasting of 6 wines
  • Review
  • Exam

Curious to discover the precise content you’ll be mastering? Simply hit the ‘Download’ button to access a comprehensive WSET-guide detailing all the relevant terms and concepts awaiting exploration through your intermediate wine course.

*Check your inbox within 2 days for important info!

Your Level 2 Exam

You’ll be writing your exam on the last day of class. But don’t worry, we’ll prepare with active learning throughout our classes, a practice test and some time for individual study before the exam.

Exam : from 3:45-4:45 at the end of the day on June 19th

  • you have 1 hour to write the exam
  • 50 multiple-choice questions
  • you must get 55% in order to pass
  • 70-84% Pass with Merit    
  • 85% or higher – Pass with Distinction      

You must bring a government-issued photo ID to the exam

Celebrate your wine mastery with pride as you receive your coveted blue lapel pin, a symbol of triumph and proof of passing your wine exam. You’ll also get a certificate signed by our WSET president upon passing!

Pliny the Elder, Rome

In wine there is truth
"In Vino Veritas"

Kind words from kind humans...

I wouldn’t be a success without hardworking students such as these fine humans…

I have more confidence in my workplace and enjoy drinking wine even more now!
I now feel more confident about wine and able to classify all the information in my mind. I'm pleased with how much I've learned in such a short period
[After taking a WSET with Joanne], I started drinking a lot of wine and I'm able to tell the differences between them to serve my guests better.
I now have more knowledge about grapes, terroir and winemaking processes and I'm confident to explain wine!

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Have any questions? Reach out to Joanne now!

joanne@sommwine.com