WSET level - 2 

award in wines by


Sonal Holland Wine Academy


Course Date:  8th, 9th, 10th May 2024         

Exam Date: 31st May 2024

Location: Zoom Link

Registration Deadline:  6th May 2024 



Course Date: 29th, 30th, 31st May 2024        

Exam Date: 31st May 2024

Location: Sonal Holland Wine Academy

Registration Deadline: 10th May 2024    


Course Date: 26th, 27th, 28th June 2024

Exam Date: 28th June 2024

Location: Sonal Holland Wine Academy

Registration Deadline: 3rd June 2024        




Course Date:  To be announced

Exam Date: To be announced

Location: To be announced

Registration Deadline: To be annonced      

Who should join the course:

This qualification is intended for beginners wishing to learn about a wide range of wines or those seeking to build on the introductory knowledge gained with the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines. You’ll gain knowledge of the principal and regionally important grape varieties of the world, the regions in which they are grown, and the styles of wine they produce. Through a combination of tasting and theory, you’ll explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.

What you'll learn:

  • How to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine®(SAT)
  • How environmental factors, grape-growing, winemaking and maturation options influence the style and quality of wines made from eight principal grape varieties:
    • Chardonnay
    • Pinot Grigio/Gris
    • Sauvignon Blanc
    • Riesling
    • Cabernet Sauvignon
    • Merlot
    • Pinot Noir
    • Syrah/Shiraz
  • The style and quality of wines: made from 22 regionally important grape varieties produced in over 70 geographical indications (GIs) around the world
  • How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles of:
    • Sparkling wines
    • Fortified wines
  • Key labelling terms used to indicate origin, style and quality
  • Principles and processes involved in the storage and service of wine
  • Principles of food and wine pairing

Course Delivery

This qualification has a minimum requirement of 28 hours* of study time:

  • 16 hours* of delivery time with a WSET course provider 
  • 11 hours of personal study and revision 
  • A 1-hour examination 
  • The course is delivered in English 
  • The course will be conducted in-classroom by our educator for our offline course and via Zoom/Google Meet in our online course


A one-hour closed-book examination comprised of 50 multiple-choice questions. On successful completion of the examination, you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo. Assessment will be carried online. Please read the document on Remote Invigilation.

Course Fees

Entry requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You must be of legal drinking age in the country where you are attending the course to participate in any alcohol tasting. However, this is not a barrier to successfully completing the qualification.

WSET Level-II Calendar for Academic Year 2024/25 by SHWA
Course Date Exam Date Registration Deadline Location
27th, 28th, 29th March 2024
12th April 2024
12th April
Zoom Link
3rd, 4th, 5th 
April 2024
April 2024
8th March
Sonal Holland Wine Academy, Worli, Mumbai
24th, 25th, 26th April
26th April 2024
8th April
Embassy Lake Terrace, Hebbal, Bangalore
8th, 9th, 10th May 202431st May 2024
6th May
Zoom Link
29th, 30th, 31st May 202431st May 2024
10th May
Sonal Holland Wine Academy, Worli, Mumbai
26th, 27th, 28th June 202428th June 2024
3rd June
Sonal Holland Wine Academy, Worli, Mumbai

Please go through The Policy Documents carefully.

Incase of insufficient batch size, courses are subjective to cancellation, your seat will be reserved for the next batch.

*Course duration is at the discretion of SHWA