The intermediate Wine Course in Your wine journey

WSET Level 2 Online Wine Course

Based in London, England
Recognized in over 70 countries

$699 CAD

Who is WSET Level 2 in Wines For?

Who is WSET Level 2 Online Wine Course for?

No matter your previous experience, anyone can start at the WSET Level 2 Online Wine Course. Just prepare that this is more than a basic wine course where you’ll dive deep into the world of wine!
 
WSET was originally designed for people wanting to advance their career in wine. But they are also great for those just wanting to take a course to learn about wine styles.
 
Would you rather just get your toes wet and start with our most basic wine course – the Level 1 Online Wine Course? Click here.

Curriculum

  • Set aside 30 hours for working through 6 modules in the online classroom and to hand in assignments. I recommend you add an additional 10 or more hours for study and revision.
  • that’s 6-8 hours per week for 5 weeks!
  • Learn French wine labelling
  • French varieties: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Syrah, Gamay Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Viognier, Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and famous regions that grow them
  • Classic wine names such as Burgundy, Bordeaux, and Chablis
  • Italian varieties of Sangiovese and classic names such as Chianti Classico and Brunello di Montalcino
  • The German grape, Riesling
  • winemaking: white, red, rosé, sparkling
  • Cava, Champagne, Prosecco
  • Gewurztraminer, Viognier, Carmenére, Malbec, Primitivo, Zinfandel
  • proper glassware and serving temperatures
  • introduction to food pairing and wine pairing
  • wine tasting technique
  • how to serve wine and properly store wine
  • fortified wines of Port and Sherry
  • famous sweet dessert wines such as Sauternes, Tokaji, Port and Sherry
  • and much much more!

Curriculum

Included in your Enrolment:

- 5-week access to all videos and exercises you can do at home
with a recommended list of wines for you to purchase.

- your WSET digital textbook
a full-year access to explore its valuable content at your leisure

- your exam
Flexibility is key! Enjoy the freedom to schedule your exam
at your convenience within 1 year of finishing the online wine course.


- BONUS 50% discount on SommWine's Ultimate Guide

Supercharge your learning journey with our Ultimate Guide—a mobile-friendly database featuring over 700 questions designed to ensure you achieve that coveted Distinction grade!
Sure, it's an optional resource; you can successfully pass the course without it. But, if your schedule is packed and time is of the essence, this guide will save you valuable hours, making your wine education more efficient and effective.

** Price does not include wines

The Steps
for WSET online

The Steps or How to's...

  1. Register and pay for the class you want (classes start pretty much every 2 weeks). You’ll be required to choose and email address and password. Keep this password in a safe place if you intend to purchase our Ultimate Guide at a great rate!
  2. Then, e off a 50% discount to our Ultimate Guide – that’s over 750 questions for just $39 CAD!
  3. I’ll email you within 2 days with some information to fill out the enrolment form.
  4. Then, WSET will invite you to join Canvas through a link. This is where you’ll communicate with your instructor, attend the online classroom and watch videos. I’ll also send you an access code to view your e-book through this link
  5. Go wine shopping! We’ll send you a ‘recommended wines to buy’ list in Canvas. Need help buying wines? Reach out to joanne@sommwine.com
  6. As you get to the end of your online wine course, I’ll reach out to see when you want to book your exam.
  7. We’ll book another time together for an online meeting. Here we’ll discuss and practice wine tasting technique or go over best studying practices. I’ll also be available to you whenever you need me!
  8. 10 days before your exam, you’ll be asked to do a systems check to ensure that everything runs smoothly on the day of your exam
  9.  

Need to purchase Proper Wine Tasting Glasses?

You can order the correct glasses through Amazon
or

USA click here

Canada here

UK here

Your WSET Level 2 Online Wine course Exam

You’ll have 5 weeks to watch all videos,  to complete the exercises and for revision and notes. Then…

    • you have 1 hour
    • to do 50 multiple choice questions
    • you must get 55% in order to pass the exam
    • 70-84% Pass with Merit    
    • 85% or more Pass with Distinction  
    • there is no wine tasting in your Level 2 online wine course exam

during the exam, you’ll have access to an online chat function. This will connect you to an examiner who will help you to troubleshoot any issues

Exams may take anywhere from 3-8 weeks to get your results.

 

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. Wear it with pride!
You’ll also get a wine tasting certificate signed by our WSET president!

Your WSET Level 2 Online Wine Course Exam

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

TESTIMONIALS

Kind words from kind humans...

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

Joanne is amazing! She overprepared us for our exam. The online practice quizzes were so helpful for studying.
I'd highly reccommend Joanne! Incredibly knowledgable, engaging and very passionate which made it super fun. Also, she absolutely wants you to succeed!
I really loved pairing the food with wine with food!
I have more confidence in my workplace and enjoy drinking wine even more now!

C o n t a c t

Have any questions? Reach out to Joanne now!

joanne@sommwine.com

Sir Robert Scott Caywood

"Compromises are for relationships...

not wine."

How to set up
your room
for a Remote Invigilation exam for online wine courses

Technology Requirements

Here's a snapshot of all the systems you'll use for your wine course

System 1 - Canvas; the WSET learning management system

  • In Canvas, you can message your instructor, watch videos and complete wine tasting exercises.
  • Keep the email invitation sent by WSET as it’s your best way to access your account. Otherwise, use this link.
  • Of course, you can access Canvas with your mobile device too! Download the Canvas Student app from google play store or apple store.
  • You are granted access to the online classroom on the first day of your course.

System 2 - ebooks sign in

  • I’ll send you an access code to view your ebook
  • They can be accessed through this link or https://ebooks.wsetglobal.com/#!/ from your browser.
  • From your smart phone? Heck, YES! For google, download the WSET e-books app here. For iphone or mac, download this app.

You have 1 year access to your ebook and workbook.

System 3 - your RI (remote invigilation exam) through ProctorExam

  • You’ll need 2 devices to take your exam online; as in one laptop and 1 smart phone. For your laptop or primary device, you will need Windows 8 or higher or Mac OS X or previous releases, or Linux 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04+, Debian 8+, openSUSE 13.3+, or Fedora Linux 24+
  • For your smart phone or secondary device, you will need Android 5.1 or higher or IOS 10.0 or higher.
  • We’ll work out all the kinks with a systems check 10 days before your exam to make sure all is smooth on the day!

**Secondary devices not supported during your exam are the Google Pixel series, Huawei P30 series, Huawei Y9S and the Samsung Galaxy A3.

System 4 - The Ultimate Guide to WSET Level 2 in Wies through this website

  • If you purchase the Ultimate Guide, you’ll sign in on this website with the login button at the top right of this page. I created this guide for my busy students who need to make the most of their study time!

C o n t a c t

Have any questions? Reach out to Joanne now!

joanne@sommwine.com