WSET® Level 2 Wine

The most efficient set of WSET ® Level 2 flashcards created by top wine experts.

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The most powerful study tool for WSET ® Level 2.

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The WSET ® Level 2 exam tests a dizzying amount of content that takes most students several months to study. If your goal is to pass the second tier of this prestigious wine education program (and pass with distinction), Brainscape is the answer.

With a panel of certified wine experts and educators, Brainscape condensed the entire WSET ® Level 2 curriculum into a collection of question-and-answer flashcard pairs. These are delivered via our adaptive learning platform for web and mobile, making them the perfect study tool to help you learn more efficiently and take on this knowledge-intensive exam!

Popping the cork on the world of wine!

Are you a beginner-to-intermediate wine professional or enthusiast looking to expand your knowledge of the different grape varietals, styles, and production methods in the world’s most lauded wine regions? Or are you studying for the WSET ® 2 Wine exam and want guidance on what facts you need to know, while also saving yourself hours of time on making your own flashcards?

This full-perspective, comprehensive class covers the basics you need, the specifics you crave, and everything you need to know to ace the WSET ® Level 2 Wine exam.

Master mountains of wine knowledge, easily and efficiently

In the absence of any real helpful study tools for the WSET ® Level 2, Brainscape gathered together a dream team of wine experts led by Sarah Looper, an experienced wine educator, certified sommelier, Master of Wine candidate, and brand ambassador. Together, they compiled a comprehensive collection of flashcards that cover all the essential facts in the WSET ® Level 2 Wine textbook.

Brainscape’s wine team spent weeks poring over the current Level 2 textbook edition and its recommended reading list, breaking down the content into the most convenient and digestible form possible. The product of this is a collection of flashcards that you can use anytime, anywhere via any device to do valuable studying.

We help the material stick

This WSET ® Level 2 course contains nearly 800 flashcards that provide an in-depth review of all major subject areas in the world of wine, including viticulture, winemaking, and most important grapes across the globe. Designed with the WSET ® 2 Wine exam in mind, you’ll also learn about labeling terms, wine styles, the differences between Champagne and other sparkling wines, how best to serve and store wine, and so much more.

By using this class we can help you study WSET ® Level 2 topics more efficiently so that you RETAIN the most information and have QUICKER RECALL.

Brainscape helps you learn faster and remember for longer

The brain is hardwired to learn and remember information a certain way. The Brainscape™ flashcard app was born out of the question: what if we leveraged this hardwiring to help students learn more efficiently? Fueled by curiosity, our team of cognitive scientists from Columbia and Yale spent years developing a scientifically optimized learning platform to boost your learning.

Our "secret sauce" is a learning algorithm that delivers information to your brain in a way that optimizes its ability to retain that information. And it’s the spaced repetition of WSET ® Level 2 content at precisely the right interval for YOUR brain that makes Brainscape so effective for remembering the facts.

With Brainscape’s WSET ® Level 2 Wine course, you get:

  • Nearly 800 cards with in-depth coverage of the most important grapes, the regions in which they’re grown, wine storage and service, and winemaking.
  • Explanations of wine laws, labeling terms, aging requirements, and classifications so you have a thorough understanding of each topic covered.
  • A practice exam you can receive as soon as you start studying this class.
  • Links to videos and online resources for deep-dive learning.
  • Ongoing feedback, statistics, and visualization tools to help you track your progress.
  • A carefully tailored curriculum that builds on previous concepts and guides you from grape to glass.
  • In-sync studying across Brainscape’s website and all your iOS and Android devices.
  • Additional guides for your wine studies.

Now go crush the WSET ® Level 2 Wine exam!

Decks in this class (29)

Tasting + Assessing Wine
How to evaluate wine: sight, nose, palate, quality.
23  cards
Wine and Food Pairing
How to match up food and wine characteristics to optimize flavor in both.
17  cards
Storage, Service & Faults
Learn the optimal ways to store and serve wine, plus common wine faults.
28  cards
Grape Growing, Viticulture & Terminology
Anatomy of the vine, vine species, grape species, vineyard management, and diseases.
49  cards
Climate & Climatic Influences
Learn climate classifications, climate drivers, and weather hazards.
27  cards
Winemaking: White, Red, Rosé & Sweet Wines
Steps of winemaking are broken down into detail for white, red, and rosé production.
63  cards
GIs, Labeling Terms & Wine Law
An overview of the purpose of wine laws as well as the umbrella frameworks in Europe and the US.
18  cards
Pinot Noir
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Pinot Noir.
30  cards
Zinfandel/Primitivo
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Zinfandel and Primitivo.
12  cards
Riesling
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Riesling, in addition to Germany's prädikat categories.
42  cards
Chenin Blanc
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Chenin Blanc.
17  cards
Sémillon/Semillon
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Sémillon/Semillon.
18  cards
Furmint
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Furmint.
12  cards
Chardonnay
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Chardonnay.
51  cards
Sauvignon Blanc
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Sauvignon Blanc.
32  cards
Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio.
22  cards
Aromatic Whites: Gewurztraminer, Viognier, Albariño
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Gewurztraminer, Viognier, and Albariño.
16  cards
Merlot
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Merlot, in addition to Left and Right Bank differences.
28  cards
Cabernet Sauvignon
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Cabernet Sauvignon, in addition to Bordeaux labeling.
36  cards
Syrah/Shiraz
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Syrah/Shiraz.
30  cards
Gamay
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Gamay.
11  cards
Grenache/Garnacha
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Grenache/Garnacha, in addition to labeling in the Rhône Valley.
22  cards
Tempranillo
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Tempranillo, in addition to Rioja styles.
18  cards
Carmenère, Malbec, Pinotage
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Carmenère, Malbec, and Pinotage.
17  cards
Important Italian White Grapes
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Cortese, Verdicchio, Fiano, and Garganega.
17  cards
Nebbiolo, Barbera, Corvina
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Nebbiolo, Barbera, and Corvina
20  cards
Sangiovese, Montepulciano
Learn characteristics, winemaking/maturation, and important regions of Sangiovese and Montepulciano, in addition to Chianti labeling terms.
18  cards
Sparkling Wines
Learn how to sparkling wine is made from grape to glass, the difference between bottle-fermented and tank-fermented wines, and important regions for both styles.
50  cards
Fortified Wines: Port and Sherry
Learn about production methods for Port and Sherry, styles for both, and the characteristics of each style.
42  cards

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