WSET® Level 4, Wine Production, Unit 2

This course covers, at a specialist level, information relating to the growing of wine grapes around the world and the processes for converting grapes into wines of various styles and quality levels.

Upon completion, students will be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of the factors that influence the production of wine, the processes used in production and how processes and options throughout production can affect the style, quality and commercial value of wine.

The Level 4 WSET Wine Production Unit 2 Course is a 24-hour course with 22.5 instructional hours and a 90-minute examination, which involves 100 multiple-choice questions.

It is required that students wishing to take any Level 4 WSET course in Wines & Spirits enroll in Wine Production, Unit 2 as their initial Level 4 program, and pass the exam.

Entrance Requirements:

1. At least 21 years of age AND
2. A passing grade in the WSET Level 3 Advanced Course in Wines & Spirits

Pricing for the WSET Level 4 Wine Production Unit 2 Course:

Registration Fee: $78.00
Exams: $468.00
Study Kit: $137.18
Tuition: $788.00
Total: $1471.18

Discounted fees are available to Teaching Assistants. These positions are limited in number and are granted at the discretion of the International Wine Center. To apply, fill out the application and email it to

Enrollment in the WSET Practice Exams & Feedback Program – a mock examination program administered by WSET – is included in your registration.

Highly recommended: The book Vines and Vinification by Sally Easton MW is available separately for purchase from IWC for $44.73. This book is published by WSET with the intention of supporting Unit 2 students.

More Things You Need to Know When You Register

The WSET® Level 4, Wine Production, Unit 2 adheres to the Quarter-Based Refund Policy. For details see our policy.

Wine Production, Unit 2 – Class Schedule – Spring 2019

Course Unit 2 Spring 2019 (Dip2 119)
Class Start Date April 3, 2019
Class Registration Deadline March 27, 2019
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Unit 2 Exam 6:00pm June 5, 2019 at IWC
Exam Registration Deadline (re-sit students only) See Exams Page
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WSET suggests that students enroll in The Global Business of Wine, Unit 1 directly after completing Unit 2, as knowledge of the markets can be of benefit before moving on to product knowledge Units.