WSET Level2 D Class: teacher change notification

Due to unavoidable circumstances, the teacher for the Level 2 D Class, Ettore Donadeo, will be substituted by Sarasa Suzuki. Sessions 3 and 4 will be taught by Thomas Figoni.
※Lessons dates and time will not change.

We are sorry for the inconvenience and we appreciate your understanding.

WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines

This course covers the major grape varieties and where they are grown around the world. Students are taught how to taste wine professionally using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting. The program follows the U.K. based WSET course textbook used in 60 countries worldwide and includes 5-6 wine tastings every lesson. You are sure to have a splendid time enjoying learning about a variety of high quality wines.



Course Induction, tasting technique, pairing wine with food


From grapes to wine: factors influencing the production of red wines
Pinot Noir, Zinfandel/Primitivo


From grapes to wine: factors influencing the production of white, sweet and rosé wines
Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Sémillon/Semillon, Furmint


Main white grape varieties of the World
Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris
Gewurztraminer, Viognier, Albariño


Main red grape varieties of the World ①
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah/Shiraz


Main red grape varieties of the World ②
Gamay, Grenache/Garnacha, Tempranillo, Carmenère, Malbec, Pinotage


Grape varieties of Italy
Cortese, Garganega, Verdicchio, Fiano
Nebbiolo, Barbera, Corvina, Sangiovese, Montepulciano


Sparkling wines, fortified wines


Seating Capacity

24 people


PASONA SQUARE. 16F, 3-1-30, Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo


96,800 yen <Price excluding tax: 88,000 yen>

To be paid within three days after course application.

Includes wines, textbook and examination fee

Students attending for the first time a course at CAPLAN Wine Academy need to pay 5,500 yen for registration, tax included.

How to pay

Bank transfer or Credit card

Please transfer the fee to the bank account below or we can accept the credit card.

Mitsubishi UFJ Bank
Tokyo Eigyoubu Branch
Account Number : Futsu 1812074
Subscriber : Pasona HR Solution

Please note that we cannot refund the fee once you pay.
Please make sure bear the bank remitting charges concerned with yourself.

Schedule / Entry

2024/4 ~ 2024/9

E Class
Sarasa Suzuki

Mon 19:00~21:00

  • See the Schedule

    Session 1:4/22
    Session 2:5/13
    Session 3:5/27※
    Session 4:6/10※
    Session 5:6/24
    Session 6:7/8
    Session 7:7/22
    Session 8:8/5
    Session 9:Examination 9/24(Tue, evening)or 9/28(Sat)or 9/29(Sun)or 10/6(Sun)

    ★Session 1 will be 2 hours and 15 minutes long.

    Substitute teacher: Thomas Figoni

Previous semester schedules

D Class
Thomas Figoni

Wed 19:00~21:00

Session 1:11/1
Session 2:11/15
Session 3:11/29
Session 4:12/13
Session 5:1/10
Session 6:1/24
Session 7:2/7
Session 8:2/21
Session 9:Examination 3/25(Mon)or 3/30(Sat)or 4/7(Sun)

★Session 1 will be 2 hours and 15 minutes long.

E Class
Nicholas Gardiner

Sat 13:30~15:30

Session 1:10/21
Session 2:11/11
Session 3:11/25
Session 4:12/9
Session 5:12/23
Session 6:1/13
Session 7:2/3
Session 8:2/17
Session 9:Examination 3/25(Mon)or 3/30(Sat)or 4/7(Sun)

★Session 1 will be 2 hours and 15 minutes long.