Unit D3: Light Wines of the World (22 weeks of guided study)


Acquire specialist product knowledge and commercial understanding for the major light wine producing regions. Split into 4 elements studied at different points during the course.

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.

The on-line version of Unit D3 is split into 4 sections:

Element #1 – Northern France & Germany

Element #2 – Southern France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Central & Southeast Europe

Element #3 – Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia

Element #4 – The Americas /USA, Canada, Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay

Each Element takes 7 weeks to complete. The entire Unit # 3 course requires 28 weeks.

Intended for distance students where regular class attendance is not possible. Includes online tuition – Elements 1,2,3,4 (28 weeks), online study materials, 10 feedback theory test questions & 4 feedback tasting tests, full day tasting tutorial at the Capital Wine School on May 2  (Lunch not included), and the full 2-day final exam on May 13 & 14, 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.

***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 May 13, check-in begins at 10:30am
Tasting Exam begins at 10:30am on May 14, check-in begins at 10:00am

  • Start Date:
    November 4, 2019
    8:00 am
  • Finish Date:
    April 26, 2020
    5:00 pm
  • In-class Tasting Tutorial
    May 2, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Exam: Theory
    May 13, 2020
    11:00 am - 3:20 pm
  • Exam: Tasting
    May 14, 2020
    10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Details Price Qty
Unit D3: Light Wines of the World ONLINEshow details + $2,400.00 (USD)  
Date Time Instructor Tickets Remaining
Start Date:
November 4, 2019
8:00 am Rachel 23
Finish Date:
April 26, 2020
5:00 pm Rachel 23
In-class Tasting Tutorial
May 2, 2020
9:00 am to 4:00 pm Rachel 23
Exam: Theory
May 13, 2020
11:00 am to 3:20 pm Rachel 23
Exam: Tasting
May 14, 2020
10:30 am to 2:30 pm Rachel 23