Ok, in all honesty it’s been official for a while. But in September I had the privilege of taking the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 certification. It is one of the few internationally recognized Wine/Sommelier formation courses. So now, after an exam, three days of class and countless tastings, I’m:
And with Distinction!
The course, which is titled “Looking Behind the Label,” focuses on they key grape varieties and wine-producing regions around the world. It also looks at a variety of styles – sweet whites, fortified, sparkling, etc – and the production of spirits. Now I’m looking forward to the more in depth look of Level 3 ‘Exploring the World of Wine and Spirits.”