WSET® Level 4 D1 Wine Production

Flashcards created by top wine experts to supplement the official WSET Level 4 D1 preparation.

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Discover the world’s smartest study app to help you score well on Unit 1 (Wine Production) of the WSET ® Level 4 Diploma. From vine anatomy and requirements to how post-fermentation choices influence the style, quality, and price of wines, master everything you need to know, twice as efficiently!

The WSET ® Level 4 Diploma is one of the most demanding courses in the world of wine, and you’re here because you’re looking for a powerful study tool to help you master the mountain of information required to ace the first exam in its spectrum—Unit 1: Wine Production.

Master mountains of wine knowledge, easily and efficiently

To help you (and the many wine students like you) Brainscape gathered together a dream team of experts—including an experienced wine educator, Master of Wine candidate, certified sommelier, and brand ambassador—to compile a comprehensive collection of flashcards that cover all the essential facts for the WSET ® Level 4 Wine Diploma’s Unit 1 (Wine Production).

Together, we distilled the entire curriculum and recommended reading for Unit 1 into a collection of question-and-answer flashcards. Delivered via Brainscape’s web and mobile app for iOS or Android, you can study these anytime and anywhere, while benefiting from the key cognitive learning principles that constitute the bedrock of our adaptive learning platform.

What we have created is the most comprehensive WSET ® Level 4 Diploma flashcards ever, with all the facts you need to know to ace Unit 1 on Wine Production, from vine anatomy to post-fermentation choices that affect the style, quality, and price of wines.

About our lead author

Sarah Looper is a Master Sommelier candidate and Certified Wine Educator with experience across the wine industry spectrum. Sarah has worked as a buyer for a boutique wine store in Manhattan; a wine director in several fine dining restaurants; Tastings Director at Wine & Spirits Magazine; and, most recently, a wine educator, who helps students prepare for important exams. This industry veteran is a formidable wine nerd and an indispensable asset to the Brainscape team!

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The brain is hardwired to learn and remember information a certain way. The Brainscape™ flashcard app was born out of the question: what if we leveraged this hardwiring to help students learn more efficiently? Fueled by curiosity, our team of cognitive scientists from Columbia and Yale spent years developing a scientifically optimized learning platform to boost your learning.

Our "secret sauce" is a learning algorithm that delivers information to your brain in a way that optimizes its ability to retain that information. And it’s the spaced repetition of WSET ® Level 4 content at precisely the right interval for YOUR brain that makes Brainscape so effective for remembering the facts.

With Brainscape’s WSET ® Level 4 Diploma 1 Wine course, you get:

Over 930 cards over 13 decks with in-depth coverage of everything you need to know, from vine anatomy and requirements to how post-fermentation choices influence the style, quality, and price of wines. Fleshed-out details and explanations of vineyard requirements, grape growing options, and natural factors in the vineyard, and post-fermentation choices and how they all influence the production of grapes for wines of different styles, quality levels, and prices. Links to certified online resources for deep-dive learning. Ongoing feedback, statistics, and visualization tools to help you track your progress. In-sync studying across Brainscape’s website and all your iOS and Android devices. Additional guides for your wine studies.

Now go crush Unit 1 of the WSET ® Level 4 Diploma!

Brainscape is not sponsored or endorsed by official publications, tools or services connected to the WSET®.

Decks in this class (11)

D1 Viticulture: Anatomy and Growth Cycle
In-depth learning of the vine's anatomy and growth cycle.
134  cards
D1 Viticulture: The Growing Environment
Factors that influence the growing of wine grapes around the world.
83  cards
D1 Styles of Viticulture/Farming Practices
Grape growing options and how they are employed.
34  cards
D1 Vineyard Selection, Establishment, and Management
How choices made at the beginning stages of selecting a plot, establishing, and maintaining a vineyard influence how grapes grow and the final wine they become.
97  cards
D1 Hazards, Pests, and Diseases
Major environmental hazards, pests, and diseases that threaten grapevines.
92  cards
D1 Harvest: Ripeness, Pick Dates, Methods
How grape growers determine when to pick and which methods to use for harvesting grapes.
18  cards
D1 Vinification - Winemaking, Fermentation, Adjustments
Detailed steps of the first phases of winemaking.
134  cards
D1 Maturation 1: Oxygen, Wood, Lees; Blending, Finishing, Stabilization
Winemaking options which help determine style and quality of a wine.
109  cards
D1 Faults
Detailed information about faults found in wine.
19  cards
D1 Maturation 2: Packaging, Transportation, Post-Bottle Maturation
Final phases of winemaking and maturation, and how wine is transported throughout the world.
153  cards
D1 Winemaking Choices for Different Styles of Wine
Overview of major styles of wine and how they are made.
55  cards

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