WSET® Level 4 Diploma in Wines program:

Live classes are launched at the American Wine School January and June of each year. However, your study may begin at any time through the year as study materials are delivered with your registration and D1 payment. Early study is advised so sign up today and jump start your Diploma journey. You will gain access to the D1 unit as soon as you sign up!

Join today and start studying for D1 Vinification/Viticulture unit right away! 

June 2020 Launch Class

June 1st: Registration Deadline May 18th, 2020

To Register, sign and return the Candidate Agreement Form: CAF 2019-2020

All live classes and exams take place at the Sofitel, 20 E. Chestnut Street, Chicago. When possible, classes are recorded. Class schedule COMING SOON.

For a list of all upcoming Diploma exams proctored by the American Wine School in 2019, please CLICK HERE .

Email for more information on live and online programs.

Candidate checklist:

Before attending the AWS Launch day, all candidates should download and read the following:

  1. Diploma Specification: Diploma in Wines 2019-2020 Specification

  2. Theory Guidance: L4Diploma_TheoryGuidance_Jul2019

  3. Tasting Guidance: L4Diploma_TastingGuidance_Jul2019

  4. WSET Diploma SAT: wset_l4wines_sat_en_may2019

Tuition Fees & Payments:

Tuition payment must be made prior to the start of the first class. All course fees include materials, class, wines and exams. Please note the course fee may change during the year. 

American Wine School course fees for the 2019-2020 academic year including all materials, wines, and exams are as follows:

D1 Vitification & Viticulture$975 (includes the Diploma Registration fee valid for 3 years) This course must be completed before taking other units. Payment link for D1

D2 The Business of Wine$650 Payment link for D2

D3 Wines of the World$2775 candidates have the option to pay one payment or break the payment into three installments:

D4 Sparkling Wines$725 Payment link for D4

D5 Fortified Wines$725 Payment link for D5

D6 Independent Research Paper$350 Payment link for D6

Candidates may pay tuition via check or credit card. To pay tuition by check, please send a check payable to American Wine School to: American Wine School, 40 E. Oak Street, Suite 1305, Chicago, IL 60611


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