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WSET Level 4 Diploma D1 Wine Production


$1,345.00$1,600.00

Your Diploma journey begins with D1 – Wine Production 

Students undertake a detailed theoretical study of grape growing, winemaking, and finishing techniques for the production of wine of varying styles, quality levels, and prices. This unit is the first unit that new Diploma candidates take, as it builds a foundational level of theory knowledge needed for the study of future units. After completion of the course, students will be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of:

  • Factors that influence the production of wine
  • Processes used in viticulture, vinification, maturation, treatment, and packaging of wine
  • Options available at each stage of the wine production process from vineyard to preparation for sale
  • How each process and option can affect the style, quality, and commercial value of wine

Prerequisites: WSET Level 3 Award in Wines (or Wine & Spirits)

WSET Level 4 Diploma D1 Wine Production Class

WSET Diploma New Candidate Registration

The WSET requires all new Level 4 students to register for Diploma Candidacy when enrolling in their first unit, D1 Wine Production. This initial candidate registration enrolls the student as an official WSET Diploma Candidate for a period of 3 years, in which they must complete all 6 units.

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Description

Course Format

In-Person: 2 full days of intensive classroom instruction (8 hours each day), which is a combination of lecture, group discussion, and individual activities. Outside of these classroom days students will self-study using the provided course materials.

Online: The WSET’s online classroom contains weekly reading assignments, forum discussions, and individual & group activities. The instructor for the course will be the WSET’s own Certified Educator and students will be in a cohort of other Diploma candidates from the NVWA as well as other wine schools across the globe. Student’s may log-in at any time of day & complete their coursework at their own pace for the duration of the course.

Combo: Students will participate in the online course and attend the in-class sessions in Napa.

Course Duration

Students will begin their course of study once they register for the unit and receive their course materials. Students should expect to study for a minimum of 120 hours over a period of about 3 months.

Course Materials

Upon registration students will receive access to the WSET’s digital study guide, which will be the main source of study material for this unit. Students will also have access to the WSET’s Online Global Campus and Feedback Testing Classroom where students can access supplemental learning material & mock exams. NVWA also provides supplemental learning materials such as videos, mock questions, and guided reading questions.

Exam

D1 Wine Production is assessed by means of a 90-minute written exam consisting of multiple-part open-response style questions. THE EXAM MUST BE TAKEN IN NAPA, CA ON THE EXAM DATE ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR ENROLLED COURSE.

Additional information

Certification

WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust)

Course Date

September 7-8, 2019

Course Format

In-Person

Course Type

Professional

Knowledge Level

Advanced

Location

WSET Level 4 Diploma D1 Wine Production Class

Certification

WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust)

Knowledge Level

Advanced

Course Format

Combo – In-Person & Online, In-Person, Online Course

Course Date

January 6 – February 16, 2020, Feb. 15-16, 2020 In-Person Class + Jan. 6 – Feb. 16, 2020 Online Course, February 15-16, 2020, June 1 – July 12, 2020, June 27-28, 2020, Jun 27-28, 2020 In-Person Class + Jun 1-Jul 12, 2020 Online Class

Course Type

Professional

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