About the Course

This course covers, at a specialist level, information relating to the growing of wine grapes around the world and the processes for converting grapes into wines of various styles and quality levels.

Upon completion, students will be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of the factors that influence the production of wine, the processes used in production and how processes and options throughout production can affect the style, quality and commercial value of wine.

The Level 4 WSET Wine Production Unit 2 Course is a 24-hour course with 22.5 instructional hours and a 90-minute examination, which involves 100 multiple-choice questions.

It is required that students wishing to take any Level 4 WSET course in Wines & Spirits enroll in Wine Production, Unit 2 as their initial Level 4 program, and pass the exam.

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Registration Requirements

  • At least 21 years of age AND
  • A passing grade in the WSET Level 3 Advanced Course in Wines & Spirits

About the Exam

Exam Format: A 100 multiple-choice-question exam to be completed in 90 minutes.

Exam Rescheduling Information

Course Materials

Study Guide: Unit 2 Wine Production

Highly recommended: The book Vines and Vinification by Sally Easton MW is available separately for purchase from IWC for $44.73. This book is published by WSET with the intention of supporting Unit 2 students.

Course Materials

How Much Does It Cost?

Registration Fee: $78.00

Study Kit: $137.18

Exam: $468.00

Tuition: $788.00

Total: $1471.18

Discounted fees are available to Teaching Assistants. These positions are limited in number and are granted at the discretion of the International Wine Center.

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  1. Choose a class date that works for you. You can View Dates by clicking the button to the right, or browse available dates and times by going to the Registration section.
  2. After choosing the date that’s best for you, complete the required Enrollment Agreement, to streamline your registration process.
  3. Click the Register button. (If you have not yet completed the Enrollment Agreement, you can complete it during the registration process.)

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