Unit D5: Fortified Wines (5 weeks of guided study) – $700

Understand how the growing environment, viticulture and winemaking options, industry associations, labelling terms and wine business influence the style, quality and price of the principal fortified wines. This includes describing, comparing and explaining how these factors influence the style, quality and price of these wine styles

Includes online tuition and study materials, feedback theory & tasting tests, tasting tutorial at the Capital Wine School on December 14, 2019* and the exam at the Capital Wine School on January 22, 2020. The exam is 90 minutes and consists of an assessment of 3 wines tasted blind, and multiple-part open response theory questions.

*Please note that the tasting tutorial on December 14 is contingent upon a minimum number of student registrations for this course, and that students may be asked to attend part or all (depending on what works best for them) of the day-long Unit D5 Intensive Course on January 4, 2020 in lieu of the currently-scheduled tasting tutorial if we do not arrive at the minimum number of registrations.

Other Important Information

***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.

***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)



  • Start Date:
    November 4, 2019
    8:00 am
  • Finish Date:
    December 8, 2019
    5:00 pm
  • Feedback Test:
    December 8, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • In-class Tasting Tutorial:
    December 14, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Exam Date:
    January 22, 2020
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Details Price Qty
Unit D5: Fortified Wines - Online Course & Examshow details + $700.00 (USD)  
Date Time Instructor Tickets Remaining
Start Date:
November 4, 2019
8:00 am Kirstyn 24
Finish Date:
December 8, 2019
5:00 pm Kirstyn 24
Feedback Test:
December 8, 2019
8:00 am to 5:00 pm Kirstyn 24
In-class Tasting Tutorial:
December 14, 2019
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Kirstyn 24
Exam Date:
January 22, 2020
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm Kirstyn 24