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Course Programme for WSET Level 2 Intermediate Certificate in Wines, Spirits and other Alcoholic Beverages

 

Vinyard in RhoneCourse Code CI27, Commencing Wednesday 21st January 2009 Conference Room, Temple House, Raglan Street, Harrogate

Lectures will be held at in Temple House, Raglan Street, Harrogate. Study materials will be issued on the first morning and students should read the study text after each day of lectures and read ahead prior to the next day of lectures. Please arrive promptly to begin 9.30a.m. we will finish by 4.00p.m. Tasting glasses will be provided. Students need only bring a notebook and pen.

 

Day 1  Monday 4th May 2009

Session 1
Introduction to Wine Tasting
Storage and Service
Food and Wine Matching

 

Session 2
Factors Influencing the Style of Wine
Jargon Busting
Common Faults

 

Session 3
Grape Varieties
Chardonnay
Pinot Noir
Gamay
Pinotage

Regional Focus: Burgundy, Australia, New Zealand, USA, South America and South Africa

 

Day 1  Monday 11th May 2009

Session 4
Cabernet Sauvignon
Sauvignon Blanc
Carmenere, Malbec, Chenin Blanc, Semillon, Muscadet, Torrontes

Regional Focus: Bordeaux, Loire, Bulgaria, California, South America, Australia,  New Zealand, South Africa

 

Session 5
Syrah, Shiraz, Grenache
Riesling and Pinot Gris
Rhone, Australia, Germany, Alsace

Regional Focus: Rhone, Australia, Germany, Alsace

 

Session 6
Italy
Spain
Portugal

 

Day 1  Monday 18th May 2009

Session 7
Sparkling Wines
Sweet Wines

 

Session 8
Fortified wines
Sherry
Port
Spirits and Liqueurs

 

Session 9
Revision and Exam Technique

 

Exam

3:00p.m. – 4:00p.m.

Results will be issued approximately 3-4 weeks after the exam.

 

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