Sommelier Step 2

Sommelier step 2 is intended for those who want to continue their career as sommeliers

Sommelier Step 2 is intended for everyone who want to continue their career as sommeliers. The course includes a practical and theoretical part about wine (WSET Level 2 Award in Wines) and a practical part related to wine service. During the course, students gain knowledge and skills in wine evaluation, wine service, climate impact, vinification and various grape varieties on the quality and style of wine, both domestic and wine around the world. The course also includes learning about sparkling and fortified wines. This level provides the opportunity for professional development for all those already in the wine business in order to expand and improve their knowledge and skills. During the training, students learn how to evaluate wines through tasting them.

The course is open for all wine lovers and it does not require any previous knowledge about wine. It is intended for all those who wish to truly master the wine basics including wine tasting and wine evaluation.


  • Basic principles of the sommelier
  • Learning about wine production and factors affecting wine style and quality
  • Wine evaluation with WSET Level 2 systematic approach to wine tasting
  • Main white and red grape varieties
  • Learning about characteristics and styles of wine produced from the most famous grape varieties
  • Wine regions of the world
  • Sparkling wines and champagne
  • Sweet and fortified wines
  • Reading wine labels
  • Wine tasting and evaluation – a practical part that is applied throughout every class
  • Wine service – practical part

The course is in English as well as the course material and the exam.

All Sommelier Step 2 students also get one lecture about the basics of spirits for free! 

410 EUR

The price includes: literature (textbook and workbook), lectures, wines, exams, equipment necessary for wine service and a tour of a vinery and vineyard in the vicinity after the completion of the course. In order to get a certificate, it is necessary to successfully pass the Level 2 Award in Wines exam which consists of 50 questions as well as the practical part about wine service. 

Upon successful completion of the exam, each student receives the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines certificate recognized throughout the world!


Next Sommelier Step 2 course begins on the 17th of September 2020. The course duration is six days:

  • September 17th 2020. (5-8 p.m.)
  • September 18th 2020.  (5-8 p.m.)
  • September 19th 2020.  (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
  • September 21st 2020.  (5-8 p.m.)
  • September 22nd 2020.  (5-8 p.m.)
  • September 23rd 2020. (5-8 p.m.)

The exam will take place on September 25th from 5p.m. to 6p.m.

The course is in English as well as the course material and the exam.

In case that you fail the exam, each additional attempt costs 70 EUR.

The course is held at the Institute for Viticulture in Sremski Karlovci (Karlovačkih Đaka Street). For more details and the exact location please click here.

Cancellation is accepted until 20 days before the start of the course. An administrative fee of 4500,00 dinars will be rejected, and the rest of the course fee will be returned to the participant (minus the cost of the study material whose value depends on the level of the course). Transfer of the confirmed date for attending the course can be made to another participant or another course, 20 working days before the start of the reserved course, with a compensation of 4500,00, which is deducted from the already paid amount as well as the costs of additional study material. Transfer cannot be made at the next date of the course. All transfers are subject to availability. If a participant has cancelled a confirmed course reservation within 20 working days prior to starting the course or at any time after the beginning of the course, there is no refund. The course fee will be refunded in full if the Wine Academy of Serbia changes the start date of the course or cancel the course due to insufficient number of applicants. The notice will be sent 10 working days before the scheduled start date of the course. When registering for a course, it is important that the student provide the correct data and the address for the delivery of the study material (necessary books for the appropriate course) and will assure us that someone will be at the specified address to receive the package within the prescribed time limit. If the study material returns to the distribution center, as it has not been successfully received by the contracting authority, it will automatically lead to additional costs of returning the study material to the cost of the orderer, ie the course’s attendant.

President of the Wine Academy of Serbia

Ljubica Radan


All courses are held in Sremski Karlovci at the Institute for Viticulture and Enology

Vinska Akademija Srbije

Janka Čmelika 18

21000 Novi Sad


+381 63 8633122

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