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Online & live series (class recordings available*) with wine samples included
Includes WSET’s 3 year registration fee; access to all Diploma study materials in the WSET Online Classroom; the four week course, wine samples, and the Unit D1 Examination at Capital Wine School.
This 4-week course will be taught by winemaker and technical director for RdV Vineyards, Joshua Grainer on Zoom on June 8, 15, 22, and 29 with the final exam on July 6. Classes will meet online from 6:30pm – 9:30pm, and the July 6 exam will be held in-person from 6:00pm – 7:30pm at the Capital Wine School.
This unit focuses on viticulture, vinification, maturation, and bottling. You will learn what the vine requires to produce grapes for wine production, grape growing, winemaking, and post-fermentation options and how this influences style, quality, and price. This unit must be taken before attempting any other Diploma course. This course provides the foundation needed for taking D3, D4, and D5. This unit is assessed by a 90-minute multiple-part open-response exam.
You must have passed the WSET Level 3 exam before registering for the Diploma Program.
Wine samples are included in the course and available for pickup curbside by appointment at the Capital Wine School on Tuesday, June 7 between 12:00pm – 5pm. Please make a note of the wine sample/study guide pickup date mentioned in the schedule above, as it will not appear on your registration confirmation. We cannot accommodate requests for wine sample pickups in advance of the date/times mentioned above. Students who are unable to come to the school to pick up their wine samples and study guide may have their materials shipped to them for an additional shipping fee – please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Requests for shipping must be received at least 7 business days before the first scheduled class. Finally, wine samples for those who request and pay for shipping will ship to arrive the day of the first scheduled class, and we cannot accommodate requests for earlier arrival.