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In addition to guided WSET courses available through the WSET global campus, the American Wine School uniquely offers Virtual Classroom courses for those wishing to take WSET certification classes online while still enjoying the benefit of a live lectures. These online WSET courses differ from WSET Global online courses in that the Virtual Classroom courses are instructor led by the American Wine School with set class dates and times. Weekly classes are recorded for those who might miss a session. At home tasting activities are also provided to familiarize students with a systemic approach to tasting.

All tastings & exams are held at the Sofitel , 20 E. Chestnut Street in Chicago. On completion of all 6 units candidates will be award the WSET® Level 4 Diploma in Wines. Successful candidates are entitled to use the letters DipWSET after their name, giving them the recognition they deserve. The WSET® Diploma in Wines is recommended by the Institute of Masters of Wine for candidates wishing to pursue membership.

The Virtual Classroom course fee includes study materials and exam fee. The total cost for each unit is outlined below.

Tuition Fees & Payments:

Tuition payment must be made prior to the start of the first class. All course fees include materials, virtual class, and exams. Please note: D1 MUST be studied at the beginning of a Diploma program because it provides the knowledge and understanding required to complete the assessments in the product-knowledge units.

D1 Vinification & Viticulture $975 (includes registration fee)

D2 Business of Wine $650

D3 Wines of the World $2220

D4 Sparkling Wines $600

D5 Fortified Wines $600

D6 Independent Research Paper $350