WSET Level 2 - Intensive course - Château de Pommard - Château De Pommard

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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Intensive

A Beginner - Intermediate Level Qualification

590-620€

Intensive Wine Course

Do you struggle to find the time to take your WSET course in wine and develop your wine knowledge? We offer an intensive version of the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines that can be completed over a weekend. You will discover the main wine regions around the world and their grape varieties. After this course, you will have a strong knowledge base to start a career in the wine industry.

To register for a session in French, please change the language at the bottom of the page.

For personal bookings without external financing, École V offers a reduction of 10% per-person for bookings of 2 or more people joining the same WSET Level 2 session. Please contact us at education@vivant.eco to benefit from this offer.

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Your WSET Level 2 in Wines at A Glance

You Will Taste

44 Wines

The Course Lasts

18 Hours

The Pass Rate at École V

96% in 2021

How can I get my WSET program financed?

If you live in France and want to finance your course with an OPCO, Pôle Emploi or your company, please contact us by email at education@vivant.eco or by phone at +33 (0)3 80 22 07 99. To get a quote, please email us the following information: first name, last name, date and time of session, birth date, postal address and phone number. 

This course is not eligible for CPF funding in 2022. For more information, please contact us at education@vivant.eco.

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?

The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is designed for those who already have some basic knowledge of wine and wish to acquire a solid foundation in wine tasting and reinforce their understanding of wine styles around the world. It is suitable for wine lovers and those who wish to start a career in wine.

What will I learn?

  • How wine is made

  • What factors influence wine style

  • The key white and black grape varieties and their characteristics

  • The important wine-producing regions where these grapes are grown

  • The production of sparkling, sweet and fortified wines

  • Label terminology

  • Food and wine pairing principles

  • How to describe a wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)

  • How we produce wine using biodynamic farming at Château de Pommard

  • At the end of your training, you will be able to recognize the different styles of wine produced from these grape varieties, read labels and understand the principles of food and wine pairings.

For more information, please download the WSET Specifications as well as our program.

The Course Organisation

The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines consists of 30 hours of study, including 18 hours of training by one of our WSET-certified educators. The program takes place over 2 consecutive days, with classes from 9 am to 7 pm with lunch breaks, study time and exam included.

With 9 hours of training given by a WSET-certified educator each day, the class will use presentations, discussions and tastings to tackle the key points presented in the teaching material. During the course, you will taste 44 wines from the main wine-producing regions of France, Europe and the New World.

Sessions are limited to 14 students. (A packed lunch is included in Pommard for both days.)

The teaching resources

Once your registration for a session is validated, you'll receive your course material, containing a textbook, study guide, self-assessment exercises, and summary sheet of the Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine®. The program includes presentations, discussions and visual aids, as well as guided tastings and self-assessment exercises. The educator will answer your questions and encourage dynamic and interactive exchanges.

Evaluation And Certification

The exam takes place during the last hour of the course. To obtain your certification, you will have to correctly answer 55% of the 50 multiple-choice questions. You will receive your result by email about 8 weeks after your exam date. Your certificate and pin will then be mailed to you. You can retake the exam if you do not pass for a fee of 80 euros. Pass rate at École V in 2020: 97%

What are the course entry requirements?

This course is intended for anyone over 18 years old. It is recommended that students have some prior wine knowledge (You can review sample questions for the WSET Level 2 exam in the Specifications).

Sessions are offered both in Pommard and Paris, in French, in English and in Simplified Chinese.

Registrations close 17 days prior to the start date of the session or when maximum capacity is reached.

How to prepare for your WSET Level 2 Award in Wines?

Preparation for the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines requires at least 12 hours of advance study. You need to read the textbook and go through the practice questions in the Study Guide prior to the start of the training. It is important to keep in mind the delivery time of your teaching material (sent within 3 business days after registration) and the required study time when registering for a session.

To see all classes offered in Pommard and Paris, please download our calendar.

NEXT SESSIONS IN

Paris

french courses
January 22 and 23, 2022
9am - 7pm
May 21 and 22, 2022
9am - 7pm
October 1 and 2, 2022
9am - 7pm
english sessions
February 12 and 13, 2022
9am - 7pm
September 10 and 11, 2022
9am - 7pm
December 3 and 4, 2022
9am - 7pm

NEXT SESSIONS IN

Pommard

french sessions
February 12 and 13, 2022
9am - 7pm
April 16 and 17, 2022
9am - 7pm
June 18 and 19, 2022
9am - 7pm
August 13 and 14, 2022
9am - 7pm
October 29 and 30, 2022
9am - 7pm
english sessions
March 5 and 6, 2022
9am - 7pm
May 21 and 22, 2022
9am - 7pm
July 30 and 31, 2022
9am - 7pm
September 17 and 18, 2022
9am - 7pm
November 19 and 20, 2022
9am - 7pm

Discover Our Courses

  • 3 days course
  • 18 hours class
  • 44 wines to taste

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Globally recognized certification

650-690 €

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  • 32 hours class
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WSET Level 3

Globally recognized certification

1090-1290 €

Our anti-discrimination and equal opportunity policy

At École V we are committed to equal opportunities and aim to create a space for learning and discovery for everyone. Our programs are accessible to people with disabilities. If you have a disability or require special accommodations, please contact us at +33 (0)3 80 22 07 99 or education@vivant.eco. We will work with you to find a solution.

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