Italian Wine Scholar <Unit 2>

This course will be conducted in English ONLY

Units can be taken in ANY ORDER. Students can start from Unit 2 and progress to Unit 1 next semester.

The Italian Wine Scholar education program is an Italian wine course designed to provide committed students of wine with the most advanced and comprehensive specialization study program on Italian wine bar none! It was created by native Italian, Maurizio Broggi, DWS, FWS with the support of the Italian wine DOC/G consortia.

The Unit 2 course is divided into eight 2-hours lessons (plus a one-hour exam), focusing on the wines of Central and Southern Italy and includes 4-6 wine tasting for every lesson.

Earn your Italian Wine Scholar title at Caplan Wine Academy!

Each Unit (Unit 1 and Unit 2) has a separate exam. To become an Italian Wine Scholar you need to sit both the exam for Unit 1 and the exam for Unit 2 in any order.
Candidates need a composite score of 75% to receive the IWS credential, i.e. the scores from both exams are added together and averaged for final assessment.

Curriculum <Unit 2>


Toscana: part 1


Toscana: part 2


Umbria and Lazio


Marche and Abruzzo


Molise, Puglia and Basilicata


Campania and Calabria




Sardegna and Foundation review


Unit 2 Examination


People who have already completed the WSET Level 2 or possessing a comparable wine knowledge


Ettore Donadeo DipWSET, IWS

Seating Capacity

14 people


CAPLAN Wine Academy
PASONA SQUARE bldg. 16F, 3-1-30 Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo


85,140 yen (Include wines,textbook,examination fee and tax.)
5,500 yen(Enrollment Fee)

How to pay

Bank transfer or Credit card

Please transfer the fee to the bank account below or we can accept the credit card.

Mitsubishi UFJ Bank
Tokyo Eigyoubu Branch
Account Number : Futsu 1812074
Subscriber : CAPLAN Corporation

Please note that we cannot refund the fee once you pay.
The applicant will be responsible for any bank or transaction charges incurred for processing wire transfers.

Schedule / Entry

2023/11 ~ 2024/3

Ettore Donadeo
Tokyo Class

Friday 19:00~21:00

  • See the Schedule

    Session 1: 11/10
    Session 2: 11/24
    Session 3: 12/8
    Session 4: 1/19
    Session 5: 2/2
    Session 6: 2/9
    Session 7: 2/16
    Session 8: 3/1
    Unit 2 examination: 3/29 (19:00~)

Application are now closed. For more information call 03-6634-9976.

Previous Semester Schedule(Unit 1: 2023/4~2023/9)

Tokyo Class <Unit1>

Friday 19:00~21:00

Session 1:4/14
Session 2:4/28
Session 3:5/19
Session 4:6/9
Session 5:6/23
Session 6:6/30
Session 7:7/14
Session 8:9/8
Session 9:9/15
Unit 1 Examination:10/27