Forbe’s Wine & Food contributor Jill Barth features Rioja Wine Academy in the latest feature all about wine education. Grab your laptop, pour a glass of delicious wine from Rioja, and discover Spain’s most celebrated wine region via the Rioja Wine Academy.
Whether you’re new to Rioja or simply interested in adding a few more wine tricks up your sleeve, the Rioja Wine Academy is the perfect free, online resource to help hone your wine acumen and put your Rioja chops to the test. Wine education at its worst can be seriously stuffy, BUT it doesn’t have to be!
“There used to be a time when wine education had a strictly unapproachable tone. For many people, this seems to be true even today, but virtual avenues are increasing access to resources and educators from around the globe.” – Jill Barth (quoted in Forbes, “Want To Learn About Wine? Here Are 5 Free Educational Resources To Use From Home”)
From the comfort of your own home (or couch), become an expert in wines from Rioja and earn your Rioja Wine Diploma in just 15 hours. Zones, grape varietals, winemaking styles, classification systems, and viticultural practices are just a few of the topics you’ll master during your course of study.
“Wines from Rioja presents the Rioja Wine Academy, an online, bilingual educational platform with four courses, each featuring a final exam. Pass the assessment and earn a diploma. All resources are free and digital, including a recommended wines list that allows the user to shop by specific characteristics, rather than a prescriptive bottle menu.” – Jill Barth (quoted in Forbes, “Want To Learn About Wine? Here Are 5 Free Educational Resources To Use From Home”)
To learn more about the Rioja Wine Academy and other at-home educational wine resources, check out Jill Barth’s Forbes article, “Want To Learn About Wine? Here Are 5 Free Educational Resources To Use From Home”.
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