WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits – Castello Monaci, Puglia

Improve your wine knowledge with an internationally recognised qualification as WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits. Join as at a charming winery-castle in Puglia, Italy, and relax while you learn! 


WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits provides an all-around wine knowledge and an internationally recognised qualification. This qualification, taught in English, is perfect for enologists, sommelier and professionals working in the wine industry and hospitality business, and very suitable for wine enthusiasts.

WSET Level 2 course focuses on key grape varieties, wine regions of the world and the basics of spirits production. Advanced preparation with course text is required. This qualification also helps students to develop their “Wine English” communication skills, vital for professionals working with international markets.

Program outline

  1. How wine is made and other factors influencing the style of wine
  2. Key grape varieties
  3. Wine-producing regions of the world
  4. Sparkling wines
  5. Sweet and fortified wines
  6. Spirits and liqueurs
  7. Label terminology
  8. The WSET® Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine

To gain the qualification students need to successfully pass a multiple-choice paper of 50 questions. Successful students will receive an official certificate and a lapel pin.

Students should enrol early to receive the course materials and prepare themselves in advanced for the course. We will taste around 45 premium wines, many of which unavailable in Italy.

No previous wine knowledge – or WSET 1 – is needed to enrol. For more information, download the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits specifications.

Would you prefer a one-day, beginners wine qualification? Check our WSET 1 course in Puglia, always at the charming Castello Monaci winery.

WSET 2 Course details

  • Date: September 2019
  • Venue: Castello Monaci – Puglia, Italy
  • Course length: 3 days, from 09.30 – 17.00
  • Healthy and delicious lunch included everyday at the winery
  • Price € 679 (includes course, exam fee, lunch, books and IVA)
  • Phone: +39 334 9536710
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Get the perfect wine experience with Castello Monaci

Wine Academy Italia students get exclusive prices on accommodation at B&B Le Scuderie, the brand new wine resort of the castle-winery Castello Monaci, just 1 minute walk from the course venue.

B&B Le Scuderie
B&B Le Scuderie
B&B Le Scuderie

Relax in the middle of the countryside, while you study for your WSET examination, and enjoy a tasty breakfast before everyday session. What about treating yourself to the jacuzzi and Turkish bath of the private spa? Or getting a nice tan at the swimming pool before your course ends?

You can also enrich your experience by attending cooking classes, taking extra wine tours and having dinner by the pool: contact us to create your perfect wine experience at Castello Monaci while getting your WSET 2 qualification!

For bookings and info on accommodation: +39 0831 666071

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About WSET® and Wine Academy Italia

WSET coursesThe WSET® is the world’s foremost provider of wine education with internationally recognised courses offered in over 70 countries.

WSET courses offer students and professionals the opportunity to study the world of wine, gain valuable international qualifications and enhance both their communication and tasting skills.

Wine Academy Italia tutors are highly experienced educators. In order to give students the best classroom experience we carefully choose our venues, limit class sizes to 12 and use only high-quality wines.

Natalia Pezzone, Wine Educator and WSET 3, is the responsible for WSET courses with Wine Academy Italia in Puglia.

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