Upcoming WSET level 2 award courses

The world of wines is growing fast. If you’re working in the hospitality you will experience your customers know more and more about wine. But maybe you are simply a wine lover like we are and want to pour this into an official, international recognition. Either way, with the WSET level 2 taking place in Portugal, you elevate in the world of wine.

What you will learn during WSET Level 2:

How environment, grape-growing, wine making and maturing options influence the style and quality of wines. We do this by studying eight principal grape varieties:

  • Chardonnay
  • Pinot Grigio/Gris 
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Riesling
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Merlot 
  • Pinot Noir
  • Syrah/Shiraz
Next to the above, we will also learn about: 
  • Style and quality of wines of 22 regionally important grape varieties that are produced in over 70 geographical locations around the world. 
  • How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence the key styles of sparkling and fortified wines
  • Key labeling terms used to indicate origin, style and quality. 
  • Principles and processes involved in the storate and service of wine. 
  • The principles of food and wine pairing
If you want to know more details and the exact curriculum of this WSET course, you can download the specifications here

WSET level 3 in Portugal - understanding the world of wines

Official WSET certified teachers

All of our teachers are renomated industry professionals.

Official recognition by WSET in London – WSET level 2 award

Being thought by the best teachers in Portugal, who also happen to be experts in the international wine industry, our exam passing rates are high. The exam for the level 2 certification consists of 50 multiple choice questions. You can prepare for this exam already before taking the course with the workbook that we have provided you. With a positive result, you will receive your WSET Certification and -pin from London.

About WSET

WSET stands for Wine, Spirit Education trust. With a certificate from this internationally recognized institution, you’ll get a head-start in your career. With a WSET certificate you enroll in a world of wines that’s along the highest standards in the industry – taught by the internationally recognized teachers of Plansel International Wineschool.

Entry requirements for your WSET Level 2 in Portugal

There are no entry requirements to enter this WSET level 2 course in Portugal. Although you do have an advantage when you did complete the WSET Level 1 course. When you want to participate in the tasting of alcoholic beverages, you must have reached the minimum age for drinking alcohol. However, if this is not an obstacle to obtain the qualification in itself. 

If you also want to do your Level 1 WSET course, you can book the WSET Level 1 and WSET Level 2 combined course. This not only saves you time, we will also give you a discount.


After finishing your WSET level 2 certification

You will know all about the major grape varieties and important wine regions they are grown. You will know the key classifications and the proper terms for labeling different sets of wines. After you have completed your WSET level 2 in Portugal, you can continue your wine-educational journey with a WSET level 3 award.