The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits courses have been offered by our wine department since 2013.  Please see below for the upcoming dates for 2020. In addition to Level 2, we are also offering Level 3.  Please click here to see the Level 3 schedule for 2020.

This course is the perfect introduction for beginners and professionals alike and requires no previous wine knowledge or tasting experience.

Learn more about grape varieties and wine styles from around the world, covering both theory and practical components. Visit for more detailed information about course content.


Please see the 2020 schedule below: 

Please note, due to current restrictions resulting from COVID-19, we have postponed all WSET Level 2 and Level 3 courses until further notice. At this stage we’re unsure when we’ll be able to resume classes, but will update this page as more information comes to hand. In the meantime, if you’d like to be emailed once we have confirmed new dates, simply click the link below and we’ll notify you as soon as we can.

Take care,
Gabrielle, Jeremy & Bengt

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WSET Level 2 Award in Wine COURSE 3 – Jun/Jul/Aug 2020

Week 1 – Monday 29 June ~ Course induction ~ Tasting technique ~ Pairing wine & food

Week 2 – Monday 6 July ~ Factors influencing the production of red wines~ Pinot Noir, Zinfandel/Primitivo

Week 3 – Monday 13 July ~ Factors influencing the production of white, sweet and rosé wines
~ Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Sémillon/Semillon, Furmint

Week 4 – Monday 20 July ~ Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris
~ Gewurztraminer, Viognier, Albariño

Week 5 – Monday 27 July ~ Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah/Shiraz

Week 6 – Monday 3 August ~ Gamay, Grenache/Garnacha, Tempranillo, Carmenère, Malbec, Pinotage

Week 7Monday 10 August ~ Cortese, Garganega, Verdicchio, Fiano
~ Nebbiolo, Barbera, Corvina, Sangiovese, Montepulciano

Week 8 – Monday 17 August – Sparkling Wines ~ Fortified Wines 

Monday 24 August – EXAM

Cost: $930 per person
Date: Monday 29 June – Monday 24 August (Exam)
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Salon de Thé, first floor, 46 Hardware Lane, Melbourne 3000

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WSET Level 2 Award in Wine Intensive COURSE 2 – August 2020

Cost: $930 per person
Date: Two Sundays – 2 & 16 August, Monday 24 August (Exam)
Time: Intensive Days – 9am-6pm, Exam – 7.30-8.30pm
Location: Tea Room – Level 1, 161 Spring Street, Melbourne 3000

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