Binny's is teaming up with American Wine School to offer you the same intensive wine education that the pros take. WSET - that's the Wine & Spirits Education Trust – has been around for 46 years. The organization was created to educate wine and spirits professionals and enthusiasts all over the world.

As a WSET Approved Program Provider of 15 years, American Wine School offers this internationally recognized program of study across seven states, including Illinois. We are excited to host a series of American Wine School WSET classes at our Lincoln Park store.

Level 2

WSET® Level 2 - July 2021

Course Dates: June 23rd Zoom Launch | In-person classes July 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug 3rd. | 6pm – 8pm
Exam Date: Aug 14, 2021 | 11am

Binny's Lincoln Park

This course and exam will take place in in-person in Chicago at Binny’s Beverage Depot in Lincoln Park. Students will receive their study materials as soon as they register for the course. Once the materials have arrived, please start reading the book and taking notes, making flash cards etc. You need to come to class prepared having read the book.

Level 1

WSET® Level 1 - August 2021

Course Dates: Aug. 10 & Aug 12, 2021 | 6pm – 8pm In Person Class
Exam Date: Aug. 17, 2021 | 6pm – 7pm in person

Binny's Lincoln Park

This entry level course provides basic information on basic grape varieties, introduction to wine tasting, food and wine pairing as well as basic service knowledge. Perfect for people new to the world of wine, this course results in a WSET Level 1 certificate and is a great starting point for most novice consumers. No experience required.

This course is taught by a live instructor during an in-person class. The class is delivered over two weeks. Once you register, study materials will be sent to you via regular mail.

Cost: $225.00

Level 2

WSET® Level 2 - September 2021

Course Dates: Sept 1st Zoom Launch | Sept 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct 5, 2021 in person classes 6pm
Exam Date: Oct 7, 2021 | 6pm

Binny's Lincoln Park

This course and exam will take place in in-person in Chicago at Binny’s Beverage Depot in Lincoln Park. Students will receive their study materials as soon as they register for the course. Once the materials have arrived, please start reading the book and taking notes, making flash cards etc. You need to come to class prepared having read the book.

Cost: $655.00