WSET (UK) Intermediate Certificate in Wines




WSET's Intermediate Certificate in Wines is a beginner- to intermediate-level qualification exploring wines, suitable for industry professionals and wine enthusiasts.

This qualification is intended for beginners wishing to learn about a wide range of 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 will 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:
    •         Pinot Grigio/Gris
    •         Chardonnay
    •         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:
        Key labelling terms used to indicate origin, style and quality
    •         Sparkling wines
    •         Fortified wines

  •     Principles and processes involved in the storage and service of wine

  •     Principles of food and wine pairing



Minimum of 17 years of age



7 sessions of 4 hours each 


Upcoming Course Dates 

Lectures starting at 5pm.

April 13, 20, 27

May  4, 11, 18, 25

Examination 8th June


Assessment Method

Participants are to sit for an examination at the end of the course.


Course Fee

The fee includes Course Tuition, Examination and a Study Pack in English

Applicants could be eligible for the 'Investing in Skills Scheme'. For further information one could visit the Jobsplus website. 



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Please note that in all modular courses the amount of sessions and hours does not include the session for examination or practical assessment.  

In all instances ITS may decide to refrain from organising a particular course mentioned above in case the number of applicants is low or for any other reason it deems necessary. 


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