WSET Level 4, Fortified Wines, D5
Port, Sherry, Madeira and other types of fortified wines are the focus of this specialist-level course for Level 4 students who have succeeded at Wine Production, D1/Unit 2. Also, WSET requires that students have studied Level 4, D2 Wine Business, before registering for this Unit.
This is a live, in-classroom course with limited attendance.
Starting January 1, all students are required to show proof of vaccination every time they enter the school. No exceptions.
NOTE: Course registration deadline is August 16, 2022
Registration Deadline: August 16, 2022
- At least 21 years of age AND
- A passing grade in the WSET® Level 4 Wine Production Unit 2 Course.
- WSET requires that students have studied Level 4, Wine Business, before registering for this Unit.
Complete Enrollment Agreement
- Select and complete the corresponding Enrollment Agreement for your course – Sign two times on second page.
- This must be completed. You will need to upload it during the registration process.
Registration Fee: $63.00
Discounted fees are available to Teaching Assistants. These positions are limited in number and are granted at the discretion of the International Wine Center.
Exam Date & Time
Exam Date: October 25, 2022
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Format: Blind Tasting exam – three wines and Theory exam – Written open-response questions, in 90 minutes.
Exam deferment deadline: August 18, 2022
Detailed Course Schedule
Date:Friday, September 23, 2022
Topic:Fortified Tasting Technique
Fortification and maturation options
Vin Doux Naturel
Date:Saturday, September 24, 2022
Fortified Business workshop
Date:Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Topic:D5 Fortified Exam: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Online Study Guide: WSET Level 4, Fortified Wines, D5 (55 pages)
Refund Policy & Student Disclosure
Please download the Student Disclosure document from the link below. This is an official document for all students registered in Private Career Schools licensed by the NYS Department of Education.
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
Meet the Instructor
Mary Baumann, DipWSET
Mary began her career in the fragrance industry with Estee Lauder’s affiliate in Stockholm. She then returned to New York to embark on a career in g…Learn More