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WSET level 4 Diploma in Wines

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WSET level 4 Diploma in Wines

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WSET level 4 Diploma in Wines

The WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines is an expert-level qualification covering all aspects of wine. An immersive programme into the industry thanks to numerous and varied visits to the vineyard and trade in addition to the taught classes in Bordeaux.

The Diploma deepens your understanding of how and why wine production and business factors influence the style, quality, and price of wines. Your expertise is built both theoretically, through comprehensive study of a large number of wine regions, and practically, by developing your wine tasting skills to an expert level. You’ll acquire exceptional analytical skills and proficiency in evaluative wine tasting. Should you wish to progress to the Master of Wine programme, you will be well-prepared.

 

In Bordeaux we propose an immersive programme combining taught classes with visits to varied operators of the industry such as prestigious Grands Crus, small producers or big scale operators. You’ll also meet major actors from the Bordeaux trade or local institution with international renown.

The Diploma is delivered in six mandatory units covering a broad range of topics including wine production, wine business, and still, sparkling and fortified wines of the world.


D1- Wine Production:

  • Vine requirements
  • Anatomy of the vine and grape
  • Grape growing options, explaining and evaluating the different approaches and how these options affect grape yields, quality and the final wine produced
  • Natural factors in the vineyard and how they influence the vine’s ability to produce grapes for wines of different styles, quality levels and price
  • Winemaking and post-fermentation options and how they influence the style, quality and price of wines


D2 – Wine Business

  • ï – The types of businesses engaged in wine production and the options for getting wine to the point of sale
  • – Factors that contribute to the price of wine
  • – Key considerations in wine marketing


D3-Wines of the world / D4 Sparkling wines / D5 – Fortified wines

In each of these Units you will learn:

  • How grape-growing, winemaking, maturation, wine law and wine business influence the style, quality and price of the principal still wines (D3), sparkling wines (D4) and fortified wines (D5) of the world.
  • How to taste and evaluate still wines (D3), sparkling wines (D4) and fortified wines (D5) using the WSET Level 4 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine®(SAT)


D6 – Independent Research Assignment

  • How to research a specified wine-related subject

Upon registration at WSET Level 4 Diploma in wines programme, you’ll receive an access to an online platform with all resources available to students. It includes:

  • The e-book made of 5 parts corresponding to the 5 units covered in the programme. This complete and extensive book is available electronically only.
  • Some documents to help in your exam preparation such as “Theory & Tasting exam guidance” or the list of wines tasted in past exams.

In addition, for each examination, WiSP gives you a personal access to one online mock exam marked by WSET examiners and for which you’ll get and individual feedback.

D1 – Wine Production

  • Duration : 1h30
  • Type : Open-response questions

D2 – Wine Business

  • Duration : 1h
  • Type : Open-response questions

D3 – Wines of the world

Theory :

  • Duration : 3h20
  • Type : Open-response questions

Tasting :

  • Duration : 3h
  • Type : Blind tasting of 12 wines

D4 – Sparkling wines

  • Duration : 1h30
  • Type : Open-response questions + blind tasting of 3 wines

D5 – Fortified wines

  • Duration : 1h30
  • Type : Open-response questions + blind tasting of 3 wines

D6 – Independent Research Assignment

  • Type: One research assignment of 3.000 words
  • Pass marks : 55% in each part
  • Resit : possible for each Unit individually

OVERVIEW

Entry requirements: WSET level 3 in wines
Duration:1 to 2 years depending on the format chosen (26 class days)
Languages: English only
Study Material supplied: On-line ressources (e-book)
Wines tasted:350+
Preparation: 600h min of personal study

Price: 6500€

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Vous trouverez ci-dessous la liste des modules à venir dans notre campus de Bordeaux. Pour toute nouvelle inscription vous devez vous reporter au Calendrier téléchargeable dans la colonne de droite .
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14 September 2020

WSET LEVEL 4 AWARD IN WINES / D5 FORTIFIED WINES

14 September - 15 September
BORDEAUX, 88 quai de paludate
Bordeaux, Gironde 33800 France
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700€
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15 September 2020

WSET LEVEL 4 AWARD IN WINES / D3 WINES OF THE WORLD

15 September - 10 April 2021
BORDEAUX, 88 quai de paludate
Bordeaux, Gironde 33800 France
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3500€
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16 September 2020

WSET LEVEL 4 AWARD IN WINES / D4 SPARKLING WINES

9 h 00 min - 18 h 00 min
BORDEAUX, 88 quai de paludate
Bordeaux, Gironde 33800 France
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700€
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17 September 2020

WSET LEVEL 4 AWARD IN WINES / D3 WINES OF THE WORLD

17 September - 7 April 2021
BORDEAUX, 88 quai de paludate
Bordeaux, Gironde 33800 France
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3500€
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21 September 2020

WSET LEVEL 4 AWARD IN WINES / D1 WINE PRODUCTION

21 September - 24 September
BORDEAUX, 88 quai de paludate
Bordeaux, Gironde 33800 France
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1500€
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27 November 2020

WSET LEVEL 4 AWARD IN WINES / D2 WINE BUSINESS

9 h 00 min - 18 h 00 min
BORDEAUX, 88 quai de paludate
Bordeaux, Gironde 33800 France
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300€
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10 March 2021

WSET LEVEL 4 AWARD IN WINES / D4 SPARKLING WINES

9 h 00 min
BORDEAUX, 88 quai de paludate
Bordeaux, Gironde 33800 France
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700€
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11 March 2021

WSET LEVEL 4 AWARD IN WINES / D5 FORTIFIED WINES

11 March 2021 - 12 March 2021
BORDEAUX, 88 quai de paludate
Bordeaux, Gironde 33800 France
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700€

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