WSET LEVEL 4 (Diploma) EXAM DATES

Please see our currently available Level 4 (Diploma) Wine exam dates below.

Please Note:  We highly recommend confirming your in-person course/exam date before making travel arrangements, as spots are limited.  The status of the WSET Level 4  exam delivery can change due to the COVID-19 pandemic and it is strongly recommend that students purchase travel insurance if traveling is required to attend this exam.

 

  • JANUARY 18, 2023 in Napa
  • MARCH 8, 2023 (9:30 – 11:00AM) in Napa (D1 resits available)
  • JUNE 7, 2023 in Napa
  • AUGUST 6, 2023 (9:30 – 11:00AM) in Napa
  • OCTOBER 24, 2023 in Napa (D1 resits available)
  • DECEMBER 3, 2023 in Napa
  • JANUARY 18, 2023 (11:30 -12:30 PM) in Napa
  • MARCH 8, 2023 (11:30 AM- 12:30 PM) in Napa
  • JUNE 7, 2023 (11:30 AM- 12:30 PM) in Napa
  • OCTOBER 24, 2023 (11:30 AM- 12:30 PM) in Napa
  • JANUARY 24, 2024(11:30 AM – 12:30 PM) in Napa
  • MARCH 6, 2024 (11:30 AM- 12:30 PM) in Napa

MAY 9-10, 2023 

  • Theory: May 9, 2023  (11:00am – 3:20pm) in Napa
  • Tasting: May 10, 2023 (10:30am – 2:30pm) in Napa

October 25-26, 2023

  • Theory: October 25, 2023  (11:00am – 3:20pm) in Napa
  • Tasting: October 26, 2023 (10:30am – 2:30pm) in Napa
  • JANUARY 18, 2023 (1:30 – 3:00 PM) IN NAPA
  • JUNE 7, 2023 (1:30 – 3:00 PM) IN NAPA
  • October 24, 2023 (1:30 – 3:00 PM) IN NAPA
  • JANUARY 24, 2024 (1:30 PM- 3:00 PM) IN NAPA
  • JANUARY 18, 2023 (3:30 – 5:00 PM) IN NAPA
  • JUNE 7, 2023 (3:30 – 5:00 PM) IN NAPA
  • OCTOBER 24, 2023 (3:30 – 5:00 PM) IN NAPA
  • JANUARY 24, 2024  (3:30 – 5:00 PM) IN NAPA
  • TOPIC #1 on closures Due: January 31, 2023
  • TOPIC #2 on Bordeaux Due: July 31, 2023

* Two new topics will be announced on August 1 , 2023

NOTE:  WSET Level 4 (Diploma) exams are ordered 30 days before the Level 4 exam date, as per the WSET rules, and a transfer fee must be paid to change the date once that order has been placed with the WSET.  Exam results take 3-4 Months to be processed and released by the WSET.  For any questions or concerns about this time frame for the release of your results, please contact WSET at:

Frequently asked questions and online exam tips:

Can I take the Exam Online?

No. The Level 4 (Diploma) Exams are only available in person in Napa due to the blind tasting portion of Units D3, D4, and D5. Units D1 and D2 are not offered online at this time by the WSET.

How do I register for the Exam?

See the Exam Registration module in the Introductory module of your Online Course for link and instructions on how to register. Only 20-30 seats are available per in-person exam.

Can I change the date of my Exam?

There is a $50 exam transfer fee to transfer your exam date, if changed BEFORE 30 days of the exam date. You cannot submit the registration form more than once. Within the 30 day window, exams must be reordered with the WSET and a larger fee of $200 is incurred. Purchase links and information are found in your Online Course Exam Registration module, as well as your Exam Confirmation emails.

Will I receive a confirmation email?

Yes! Upon exam registration, you will receive a confirmation email from exams@napavalleywineacademy.com with further instructions and information, and subsequent reminders as your exam date approaches.

How is NVWA handling Covid-19 safety protocols while taking the exam?

See policy here which applies to exam procedures.

When will I receive my exam results?

WSET London confirms that your exam results will be released in approximately 3-4 Months after your exam date. All exam results will be emailed to you the day we receive the Gradelist from WSET. Level 4 Pin and Certificate will arrive in 4 weeks after you receive your results from your final unit.

Are my exam results released yet?

Exam DateExpected Release Date
October 24, 2023January 5, 2023
December 4, 2023March 29, 2023
March 8, 2023May 17, 2023
June 7, 2023August 16, 2023
August 6, 2023January 1, 2024
October 24, 2023January 1, 2024
December 3, 2023April 3, 2024
Exam DateExpected Release Date
October 24, 2023March 29, 2023
January 18, 2023March 29, 2023
March 8, 2023May 17, 2023
June 7, 2023August 16, 2023
October 24, 2023January 1, 2024
January 24, 2024April 3, 2024
Exam DateExpected Release Date
October 25, 2022January 18, 2023
May 9, 2023August 2, 2023
October 25, 2023January 18, 2024
May 14, 2024August 7, 2024
Exam Date Expected Release Date
October 24, 2022 January 5, 2023
January 18, 2023 March 29, 2023
June 7, 2023 August 16, 2023
October 24, 2023 January 5, 2024
January 24, 2024 April 3, 2024
Exam Date Expected Release Date
October 24, 2022 January 5, 2023
January 18, 2023 March 29, 2023
June 7, 2023 August 16, 2023
October 24, 2023 January 5, 2024
January 24, 2024 April 3, 2024
Exam Date Expected Release Date
January 31, 2023 April 25, 2023
July 31, 2023 October 23, 2023
January 31, 2024 April 24, 2024

When will my certificate and pin arrive?

The WSET is delayed in producing certificates due to Covid. They will be released 12 weeks or more from the exam date.

I have more questions. How do I contact someone?

As always, you can email support@napavalleywineacademy.com, utilize the chat function on this site, or call us at (855) 88119

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