WSET Level 4 Diploma D1 Wine Production

Detailed study of grape growing, winemaking, and finishing techniques. Your WSET Diploma journey begins here!

Diploma D1

WSET Level 4 Diploma D1 Wine Production

Unit 1 of WSET Diploma Certification

WSET Level 4 Diploma D1 Wine Production

$1,647.00$1,775.00

WSET LEVEL 4 D1 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: May 20, 2024- August 3, 2024
Exam Date: August 4, 2024 (December 8, 2024 and 2025 exams available with prior notice)

Registration Deadline:  May 19, 2024
Webinar Time: 5-7pm PST on Thursdays
Webinar Dates: 5/23/2024, 5/30/24, 6/6/24, 6/13/24, 6/20/24, 6/27/24, 7/11/24, 7/18/24

$1,197 without wine kit
$1,325 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.

We are able to have wine kits shipped to the following states ONLY: AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MA, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NH, NV, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, WY, and Wash DC.

NO SHIP LOCATIONS: International, AK, AR, CT, DE, HI, MS, NJ, RI, SD, UT, VT, and WV.

 

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

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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: January 1, 2024- March 5, 2024
Exam Date: March 6, 2024 (August 4, 2024 and December 8, 2024 available with prior notice)

Registration Deadline:  December 31, 2023
Webinar Time: 5-7pm PST on Thursdays
Webinar Dates: 1/4/2024, 1/11/24, 1/18/24, 1/25/24, 2/1/24, 2/8/24, 2/15/24, 2/22/24

Course Dates: May 20, 2024- August 3, 2024
Exam Date: August 4, 2024 (December 8, 2024 and 2025 exams available with prior notice)

Registration Deadline:  May 19, 2024
Webinar Time: 5-7pm PST on Thursdays
Webinar Dates: 5/23/2024, 5/30/24, 6/6/24, 6/13/24, 6/20/24, 6/27/24, 7/11/24, 7/18/24

Course Dates: September 23. 2024 – December 7, 2024
Exam Date: December 8, 2024 (2025 exams available with prior notice)

Registration Deadline:  September 22, 2024
Webinar Time: 5-7pm PST on Thursdays
Webinar Dates: 9/26/2024, 10/3/24, 10/10/24, 10/17/24, 10/24/24, 11/7/24, 11/14/24, 11/21/24

WSET Level 4 Diploma D1 Wine Production Class

Certification

WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust)

Knowledge Level

Advanced

Course Date

May 20, 2024, September 23, 2024

Course Type

Professional

Wine Kit Option

Add Wine Kit, No 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.