1-day course plus exam, $899

This full-day intensive course will be held at Capital Wine School on September 28, 2019 October 20, 2019 from 9am – 5pm, with the exam on October 28 at 3:30pm.

This course covers tasting technique, Port, Sherry, Madeira, fortified Grenache and Muscat, and other fortified wines of the world. Students will gain an understanding of how grape growing, winemaking, maturation, wine law and wine business influences the style, quality and price of the principal fortified wines of the world. The exam is 90 minutes and consists of an assessment of 3 wines tasted blind, and multiple-part open response theory questions.

The course fee includes the full-day intensive course, and the Unit D5 Examination at Capital Wine School.

Registration deadline for students wishing to take the exam on October 28 is August 19, 2019, and there are no refunds or rescheduling after this date.
Students who take the October 28 exam and do not pass will not be eligible to re-sit the exam in January 2020 due to the timing of the results issuance; the first opportunity to re-sit will be June 2020.

  • October 20, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • EXAM
    October 28, 2019
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Venue Phone: 202-792-5020

5207 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite #7, Third Floor, Washington, District of Columbia, 20015, United States