WSET Level 2 in Spirits

Wed. Aug 31, 2022 at 6:00pm - Wed. Sep 21, 2022 at 8:30pm EDT
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56 days away
Price: $695.00
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56 days away
Price: $695.00
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WSET Level 2 in Spirits

WSET Level 2 in Spirits Award (Updated Curriculum!)

Class Dates: Wednesday Evenings from 6:00 - 8:30 PM running from August 31 - Sept. 21

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, Aug. 30 5PM

This multi-week course takes place weekly on Wednesdays from 6:00-8:30 pm. On the last day of the course you will take your exam. 

This is a robust course great for collectors, hobbyists and industry professionals alike.

The WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits is intended to provide a comprehensive level of focused product knowledge required to underpin job skills and competencies – for example, in bar service, and for staff requiring focused
product knowledge in retail and wholesaling businesses.

Successful candidates will be able to give information on the characteristics of the principal spirits and aromatised wines as well as their methods of production. They will confidently provide guidance on the use and service of spirits and make informed recommendations to customers when selecting spirits and liqueurs to meet their taste and price requirements.

More About WSET Level 2 in Spirits

This qualification is intended for beginner to intermediate students exploring spirits and liqueurs for those working in the industry or spirits enthusiasts.

The materials follow the same overall structure but they have been completely re-designed and a number of important updates have been made. The study pack will continue to be made up of a textbook, workbook and SAT card.

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)


Please take some time to review the class specification to prepare you for this course. 


*All students must be 21 years of age or older to take this class.

**All students must provide a valid ID confirming their age and identity. 


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WSET Level 2 in Spirits $695.00
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Palate Partners School of Wine & Spirits 3401 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15201