Explore the amazing world of wine,
and enjoy guided tastings of wines. 

This is the perfect course for all wine lovers because it is straightforward, educational, lots of fun.

There are no prerequisites but we do recommend starting with the Level 1 to ensure you have a solid foundation of knowledge.

Don’t forget: when you register for an in-person course, you receive a FREE Vinoscenti – Canada online course (valued between $99-299 depending on the free course we offer at the time ) 

Chinese – $1295
English – $1095


This is an excellent course because we go into detail about wine tasting, terroir and winemaking, the classic grapes, and all the major regions of production. You will learn about:

  • The art of tasting in detail
  • Growing grapes & terroir
  • Making & maturing all types of wine
  • Classic & regionally important grape varieties
  • Major regions in France & Italy
  • Key regions in Germany & Spain
  • New World wine regions
  • Sparkling & Fortified wines
  • The art of food & wine pairing


Vinoscenti Canada is well known for their expert instruction.


At the end of the course there is a 50 question multiple choice exam with a pass mark of 55%.  Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate which is a formal qualification in wine with international recognition, and a beautiful lapel pin. 


TERMS: Full payment is charged at the time of registration. Your payment is non-refundable but you can transfer it once to another person or to a future course of the same type, if you contact us 14 days or more before the start date. In the rare event Vinoscenti Canada  has to cancel a course you will receive a 100% refund.

Course Format

Course Length: 3 Days


  • Class 1: Wine – from Vine to Table
    Course Outline, Study Packs, Glasses, Exam Format
    Tasting and Evaluating Wine
    Pairing Wine with Food
    Storage & Service of Wine
  • Class 2: The Classic Varieties
    Sauvignon Blanc
    Gewurztraminer, Viognier & Albariño
    Chenin Blanc, Semillon & Furmint
    Pinot Noir
    Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon
    Syrah/Shiraz & Grenache/Garnacha
  • Class 3: Signature Varieties, Sparkling, &
    Fortified Wines
    Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris
    Italian Varieties & Labels
    Tempranillo & Spanish Labels
    Other Red Varieties
    Sparkling Wines
    Sherry & Port


At the end of the course you will:

  • Display an understanding of the influences on
    the style, quality and price of wines.
  • Understand wine label terminology
  • Name the important grape varieties and
    describe their character and the style of wine
  • Produce basic descriptions of wines using the
    Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting
  • Give basic advice on storage, service of wine,
    and food and wine matching
Study Guide

Upon registration, students will be provided with material for Level 2.


The examination is restricted to information contained
within the material.
At the end of the last day of the course, students will be
provided 60 minutes to answer 50 multiple-choice
The exams are then couriered to WSET head office for
marking. Results are released approximately 6 – 8
weeks after the exam.
Students are required to achieve a grade of 55% to pass
the Level 2 certification