WSET Diploma In Wine ONLINE 2022-24 WSET

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The Diploma Program is comprised of 6 units:

D1: Wine Production

D2: The Global Business of Wine

D3: Light Wines of the World

D4: Sparkling Wines of the World

D5: Fortified Wines of the World

D6: Research Paper

The WSET Diploma in Wine is a specialist qualification designed to provide in depth knowledge of the world of wine. 

Holders of the WSET Level 4 Diploma will be able to identify characteristics of the principal wines of the world, make informed assessments of their quality and value, and identify appropriate opportunities for the products within a given market. 

Diploma Level graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to underpin the job requirements in roles such as a Food & Beverage Manager, a member of a marketing team responsible for product ranges, a Wine Buyer or a Sales Executive. 

On completion of this qualification, a candidate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of the factors affecting the production of wine and how these factors influence style, quality and commercial value in a variety of market sectors.

  • Display an understanding of the trade and legal structures of the identified wine and spirit producing regions.

  • Demonstrate specialist product knowledge of wines and spirits and apply that knowledge to make commercial decisions.

  • Through the use of the Level 4 WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting Technique, identify the style, quality and commercial value of wine.

  • Produce accurate tasting notes for a range of wines

  • Understand the commercial and economic importance of wine in global and local markets.

  • Demonstrate an ability to make informed decisions based on in-depth understanding of the global business of wine

  • Present information in a format that meets business requirements.

Intensive self study is complemented by a strong online program with weekly assignments and student forums which will assist you in your studies and provide engaging opportunities for feedback. 

The Diploma is a very rewarding, demanding and challenging program. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in all activities, accessing all of the study tools provided to facilitate success.

The WSET offers a feedback program whereby the student takes mock tests based on the Diploma examinations receiving feedback on performance. 

This program includes two Key Skills Workshop weekends at IWEG (in Toronto) for additional, in class instruction.  The first exam will also be sat at this time, followed by two days of in class tasting instruction as well as theory preparation for the exams.

***All exams and the Key Skills workshop are held @ IWEG in Toronto.

If you are interested in the WSET Diploma program and would like to learn more, please email and we would be happy answer your questions.

" ...With various courses leading up to the Diploma, WSET has, along with the Master of Wine, one of the best known wine qualifications in the world. The MW may be seen as the Rolls-Royce of wine qualifications but the WSET Diploma is the Bentley - less elitest and exclusive, mre accessible and, yup, more fun really."  Ian Harris CEO WSET

"WSET rocks! The best place to start (and continue) your professional appreciation of wine." - Tim Atkin MW

Entry Requirements: Candidates must hold either the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines or the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits to enrol on the WSET Level 4 Diploma and must be of legal drinking age.

Candidates whose first language is not English are strongly recommended to have an IELTS score of 6.5 or above or be able to demonstrate an equivalent ability level.

Course Delivery and Tuition

The course cost is $7,500 for two years of study and is HST exempt.  
Tuition payment can be made all at once ($7,500) or in 12 recurring credit card payments of $625. If you would prefer the payment option, please email for further details.


Please Note:  Students are registered into the study schedule as a class and are expected to complete their studies and assignments as scheduled.  Any change in the curriculum will result in administration fees and additional class fees. 

Please read  IWEG's Cancellation and Refund Policy carefully before registering for any of our WSET qualifications.

WSET Diploma in Wine Online Schedule 2022-24 will be available soon

Please review the course specification here.

Available Classes:

WSET Diploma ONLINE 2022-24 Starts Oct. 03, 2022

Cost: $7,500
IWEG Drinks Academy Exam Only
Please email to register.
Enroll for this Class ($7,500)