Course information

The first block session of the WSET Diploma in Wines International at Weinakademie Österreich in Rust will take place from Wednesday 18 May to Saturday 28 May 2022. This session will include study trips to Austrian wine regions that focus on international varieties in Wachau and Kamptal and on indigenous red wines and noble sweet wines in Burgenland. During the Diploma course block students will be invited as VIP guests to VIEVINUM wine fair in Vienna.

The second block session (Friday 21 October to Thursday 27 October 2022) will start in Rust and course days of this session will also be held at Palais Coburg in Vienna. This second session also includes a visiting programme. Furthermore Diploma students will be invited to attend the annual Weinakademiker graduation ceremony at Esterházy Palace.

Leading member wineries of Istituto Grandi Marchi (IGM) will support the Italian Diploma session, which will be held in Florence, from Thursday 13 April to Friday 21 April 2023.

During the Diploma block in Florence students will have the opportunity to taste wines from members of Istituto Grandi Marchi. They will be invited to Antinori´s Tignanello winery and other leading premium wineries in Tuscany. A special field trip will take students to leading wineries in Bolgheri.

Furthermore students will be invited as VIP guests to attend the prestigious OperaWine event and Vinitaly 2023 in Verona.

Course dates 2022/23
AUSTRIA, Rust/Vienna &
ITALY, Florence

Course venues:
Weinakademie Österreich, Seehof, A 7071 Rust
Palais Coburg, Coburgbastei 4, A 1010 Wien
Florence, Tuscany

Course fee:
The course fee for D 1 - 7 is EUR 7300.-. For payment by instalments the course fee for D 1 - 7 amounts to EUR 7450.-: The first instalment (EUR 3500.-) ahead of the course start, the second (EUR 1975.-) ahead of the 2. Diploma session and the third (EUR 1975.-) ahead of the 3. Diploma session. Accomodation is not included in the course fee.

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Friday, 25 March 2022

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