WSET Level 4, Wine Production, D1
Please note: During the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person classes are suspended and IWC staff are working remotely. Many classes are continuing in a participatory Zoom webinar format. Please check you class page for schedule details. New webinar options are being offered regularly.
This 8-evening course digs deep into grape-growing and wine-making techniques as a foundation for subsequent Level 4 studies. Students will develop a professional-level understanding of the vineyard and winery.
Course registration deadline is May 14, 2020
Registration Deadline: May 14, 2020
- At least 21 years of age AND
- A passing grade in the WSET Level 3 Advanced Course in Wines, or WSET Level 3 Advanced Course in Wines & Spirits
Complete Enrollment Agreement
- Select and complete the corresponding Enrollment Agreement for your course – Sign three times on second page.
- This must be completed. You will need to upload it during the registration process.
Registration Fee: $68.00
Study Kit: $303.90
Discounted fees are available to Teaching Assistants. These positions are limited in number and are granted at the discretion of International Wine Center.
Exam Date & Time
Date: September 3, 2020
Time: 6:00PM – 7:30PM
Format: Written open-response questions, 90 minutes
Exam Opt-Out Date: August 10, 2020.
Detailed Course Schedule
Date:Thursday, May 28, 2020
Topic:Induction and Natural factors in the vineyard
Date:Thursday, June 4, 2020
Topic:Grape-growing options and how they influence style, quality and price of wines
Date:Thursday, June 11, 2020
Topic:General winemaking options
Date:Thursday, June 18, 2020
Topic:White winemaking options
Date:Thursday, June 25, 2020
Topic:Red and rosé winemaking options
Date:Thursday, August 6, 2020
Topic:Mock examination with debriefing via ZOOM
Date:Thursday, August 27, 2020
Date:Thursday, September 3, 2020
Topic:D1 Exam - 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Date:Thursday, September 10, 2020
Topic:Tasting technique - White wines
Date:Thursday, September 17, 2020
Topic:Tasting technique - Red and rose wines
Online Study materials: WSET Level 4, Wine Production, D1 (200 pages)
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If your study plans are suddenly interrupted, you may seek a refund. When withdrawing from a class, please be aware that you must submit a written notice of withdrawal from the registered class and a written request for a refund. More details can be found by clicking the Refund Policy link.Student DisclosureIWC Catalog