WSET Level 2 in Wines & Spirits Online

WSET Online

Description and Learning Objectives

The Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits is available as a 5-week WSET online program of study. Each week consists of a series of online activities, often based on group discussion, with an online tutor allocated to guide the students’ studies. A timed feedback test is provided at the end of each week for students to practice for the exam and assess their understanding of that week’s topics. Group tasting activities are also offered to familiarize students with the Systematic Approach to Tasting at Level 2.

All courses are tutored by WSET Certified Educators who are both knowledgeable and experienced wine and spirit Educators and will hold the WSET Diploma as a minimum qualification. Alessandra Esteves, our Director of Wine Education, is available by phone or email during this period, should you have any questions.

Price includes Study Pack, WSET Online Program, and Exam.

Entry Requirements

It will be assumed that students have basic computer literacy, internet navigation skills and a good level of English.

Study Program

The course is based on a 5-week structured online program of 6 hours study per week. However, the course has no fixed study times, so students may plan their studies to suit themselves.

Method of Study

The course utilizes social media to allow students to study alongside their peers under the guidance of a WSET tutor. Each week includes a series of online group activities to help students look at the label and recognize the styles produced by the main grape varieties and in the key regions.

Duration of Course

28 hours of online study over a period of up to 5 weeks plus 1-hour examination.

Recommended Private Study

Students are advised to schedule a minimum of 6 hours for their study each week. Regular access and participation in the course online activities is essential for this mode of study.


Students are advised to taste a range of wines during their studies. A list of 8 general styles will be issued at the beginning of the course which students will need to taste as part of their online activities.

For more information on WSET Level 2 click here. You can find the course specification here.