Unit D3: Wines of the World (21 weeks of guided study)

Understand how the growing environment, viticulture and winemaking options, wine law and
regulation and wine business influence the style, quality and price of the wines of the world. This
includes describing, explaining and evaluating the various options in relation to the key wines of the
world and how these influence the style, quality and price.

Before registering for Unit D3, you must have completed Unit D1 (formerly Unit #2). It is also recommended that you take Unit D2 (formerly Unit #1) prior to taking Unit D3.

Intended for distance students where regular class attendance is not possible. Includes online tuition, all online study materials, multiple feedback theory test questions and feedback tasting tests, a full day virtual tasting tutorial at the Capital Wine School on August 29, 2020 from 9:00am – 5:00pm with wine samples available for curbside pickup on August 28 between 12pm – 5pm, and the exam on October 28 & 29, 2020.

***When registering for this course, existing Diploma students should use the email address on file with the WSET.

***The registration deadline for this course is October 20, 2019 and there are no refunds or rescheduling after this date. Requests for late registrations will be considered on a case by case basis and will incur a $50 late registration fee.

***The WSET does not permit candidates to enroll in concurrent online courses (courses with overlapping start or end dates).

***Students will require access to a computer (recommended) and/or HTML5 compatible mobile or tablet with the following minimum requirements: Internet Explorer 10, Firefox 25.0, Safari 6, Chrome 30.0 or other HTML5 compatible; web browser with Javascript and cookies** enabled; Adobe Reader XI or equivalent; Internet access (broadband recommended)

Theory Exam begins at 11:00am on October 28, check-in begins at 10:30am
Tasting Exam begins at 10:30am on October 29, check-in begins at 10:00am

  • Virtual Tasting Tutorial
    August 29, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Exam: Theory
    October 28, 2020
    11:00 am - 3:20 pm
  • Exam: Tasting
    October 29, 2020
    10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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