A beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring spirits and liqueurs for those working in the industry or spirits enthusiasts.

For individuals wishing to develop their expertise in spirits and liqueurs, you’ll learn about the fundamental production methods and principal raw materials discovering how they are used to make the key spirit styles. You’ll also explore the key practices and principles of serving spirits and the use of spirits in cocktails. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.

What you’ll learn

    • How production methods affect the characteristics of spirits and liqueurs
    • The characteristics of the principal international spirits and liqueurs
    • How to describe spirits using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® (SAT)

Find out more about the learning objectives here: WSET Level 2 in Spirits Specification (2022).


Assessment is by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions.

Beginning on June 1, 2020, students enrolled in the WSET Level 2 in Spirits will be able to take their exams online at home via Remote Invigilation.  The candidates will take the exam on a computer in a secure environment from their home where they are monitored via webcam, screen sharing technology and a secondary recording device (cell phone).  Students will still need to register for their exams through Florida Wine Academy, and will be taken at a pre-determined date and time.

 Contact us for your exam date.

Printed Materials

Printed Materials

All students will be sent printed study materials to the mailing address provided upon course registration and will receive tracking information when the materials have been shipped. We recommend adding the email address ‘info@floridawineacademy.com’ to your safe sender list, in order to prevent any relevant communication going to spam. It is the responsibility of the student to liaise with USPS regarding any issue relating to the delivery of these materials. Florida Wine Academy is unable to replace printed study materials free of charge in the case that an issue arises with delivery. Kindly note that in the situation where a student wishes to cancel their course registration, the cost of the printed study materials is non-refundable.

What happens after I register for an online course?

After receiving your order, Florida Wine Academy will register you with WSET for the online course dates selected. You will receive an email with further information regarding the online course once you have been successfully registered. Please note that this can take up to two business days.

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