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The Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits is offered by the Wines and Spirits Education Trust (WSET). The Trust has a well founded reputation across both the hospitality industries and the wine trade for offering a variety of courses in wines and spirits. They vary from the foundation qualification at level 1 to the Honours Diploma at level 5 which provides a comprehensive understanding of wines and spirits.
This award at level 2 is aimed at employees with little experience of the broad range of wines and spirits. It offers broad coverage of all product categories in the field of alcoholic drinks, together with the theory of tasting techniques. The award will enable to learners to interpret the labels of the major wines and spirits of the world and give basic guidance on appropriate selection and service, as well as understand the principles of wine tasting and evaluation.