WSET Level 4 Diploma D1 Wine Production

Detailed study of grape growing, winemaking, and finishing techniques

Diploma D1

WSET Level 4 Diploma D1 Wine Production

Unit 1 of WSET Diploma Certification

Diploma D1

WSET Level 4 Diploma D1 Wine Production

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ADVANCED

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8 WEEKS

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16 CLASSROOM HOURS

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ONLINE

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Prerequisite: WSET Level 3 certification

Does this sound like you?

You want to speak with confidence about the textures, styles and regions of wine.
You’re ready to dip your toes into the world of wine, but don’t want to feel totally overwhelmed.
You need practical guidance on tasting and pairing that you can actually use.

Then It's Time To

Level Up Your Wine IQ

WSET Level 4 Diploma D1 Wine Production

$1,600.00$1,749.00

WSET LEVEL 4 WINE PRODUCTION COURSE

Your Diploma journey begins with D1 – Wine Production 

D1 Wine Production kicks off the WSET Diploma program, and builds a foundation of theory knowledge for future units. This detailed examination of production demonstrates how key decisions in the vineyard and cellar combine to impact a wine’s style, quality and price.

Prerequisites: A passing score for WSET Level 3 Award in Wines (or Wine & Spirits)

NEXT D1 COURSE:

Course Dates: September 26, 2022-December 3, 2022
Exam Date: December 4, 2022
Registration Deadline: September 25, 2022
Webinar Time: 5-7pm PST on Thursdays
Webinar Dates: 9/29/22, 10/6/22, 10/13/22, 10/20/22, 10/27/22, 11/3/22, 11/10/22, 11/17/22

$1,150 without wine kit
$1,299 with wine kit 

Bundled with $450 WSET New Diploma Candidate Registration

Price includes all study materials, exam fee and tuition

For future course and exam dates please see the Course & Exam Dates section below.

 

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.

$450.00

WHY STUDY WITH US?

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TASTE & TALK ABOUT WINE LIKE A PRO

Module 1

Introduction To Wine

Module 2

The Influence Of Site, Grape Type, & Techniques

Module 3

Principle Wine Regions Of The World

Module 4

Tasting, Serving, Storing & Pairing

WHY ONLINE & WHY WITH US?

EASILY ACCESS GUIDED WEBINARS + EXPERTS TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS

Wine 101 includes 8 hours of training, divided into 20 appetizer-sized videos, plus a tasting toolkit.

Get access to live webinars, plus a video library to further hone your skills and expand your knowledge.

Ask questions and get answers with NVWA certified experts. Plus, engage with our +4,000 community.

INTRODUCING

YOUR WINE GUIDE(S) FOR

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DIRECT ACCESS TO WINE INDUSTRY EXPERTS

• 5 Master of Wine Instructors
• 2 Master Sommeliers
• 4 Diploma student-only support staff
• 12 Wine Industry Specialists
• 1 dedicated mentor per student

You’re ready to dip your toes into the world of wine, but don’t want to feel totally overwhelmed.
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DIRECT ACCESS TO WINE INDUSTRY EXPERTS

• 5 Master of Wine Instructors
• 2 Master Sommeliers
• 4 Diploma student-only support staff
• 12 Wine Industry Specialists
• 1 dedicated mentor per student

You’re ready to dip your toes into the world of wine, but don’t want to feel totally overwhelmed.

JUST 3 SIMPLE STEPS TO

LEVEL UP YOUR WINE EXPERTISE LIKE A PRO

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BUY THE COURSE

You’ll receive a Welcome Email with everything you need to access our proprietary learning platform, community and course materials.

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WATCH THE MODULES

Dive right into your materials, interact with our community, and engage with your expert instructors–100% online and at your own pace.

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LEVEL UP LIKE A PRO

Celebrate finally having a clear path to certification, or simply savor being able to impress friends and family with your elevated wine knowledge.

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Want to know if this program is right for you?

Schedule a call to speak with one of our WSET diploma series experts.

Course Format

  • 8 instructor-led webinars (2 hours each) held via Zoom
  • Online classroom containing worksheets, vocab lists and other study support resources
  • All webinars are recorded and posted in the online classroom on the next business day
  • Optional 12-bottle wine kit (100 ml each)
  • Instructor-led tasting to illustrate winemaking techniques (for learning purposes only; no tasting portion on D1 exam)

Exam Format

  • 90-minute written exam with multi-part, open response style questions
  • Must be taken in person in Napa, CA on the date associated with your course
  • Results issued via email approximately 3 months after exam (graded at WSET London headquarters)

Course & Exam Dates

Course Dates: May 30, 2022-August 6, 2022
Exam Date: August 7, 2022
Registration Deadline:  May 29, 2022
Webinar Time: 5-7pm PST on Thursdays
Webinar Dates: 6/2/22, 6/9/22, 6/16/22, 6/23/22, 6/30/22, 7/7/22, 7/14/22, 7/21/22 

 

Course Dates: September 26, 2022-December 3, 2022
Exam Date: December 4, 2022
Registration Deadline: September 25, 2022
Webinar Time: 5-7pm PST on Thursdays
Webinar Dates: 9/29/22, 10/6/22, 10/13/22, 10/20/22, 10/27/22, 11/3/22, 11/10/22, 11/17/22

 

Course Dates: January 2, 2023-March 7,2023
Exam Date: March 8, 2023
Registration Deadline:  January 1, 2023
Webinar Time: 5-7pm PST on Thursdays
Webinar Dates: 1/5/23, 1/12/23, 1/19/23, 1/26/23, 2/2/23, 2/9/23, 2/16/23, 2/23/23

 

Course Dates: May 29, 2023-August 5, 2023
Exam Date: August 6, 2023
Registration Deadline:  May 28, 2023
Webinar Time: 5-7pm PST on Thursdays
Webinar Dates: 6/1/23, 6/8/23, 6/15/23, 6/22/23, 6/29/23, 7/6/23, 7/13/23, 7/20/23

Subject

Wine

Knowledge Level

Advanced

Certification

WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust)

Level

Level 4

Course Format

Hybrid, In-Person, Online Course

Course Type

Professional

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WSET Level 4 Diploma D1 Wine Production Class

Certification

WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust)

Knowledge Level

Advanced

Course Type

Professional

Course Date

September 26, 2022, January 2, 2023, May 29, 2023

Wine Kit Option

No Wine Kit, With Wine Kit

How We’re Different

We’re Premier, not Pretentious

We design our programs for students, not snobs. We know wines are complex, but believe wine education should be approachable and fun.
(There’s a reason our unique approach is winning awards.)
WSET Educator of the Year 2016

AWARD WINNING

WSET Educator of the Year 2019
Helping enthusiasts and professionals become confident wine authorities.

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