Diploma in Rioja Wine Tourism

Make people passionate about Rioja

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Welcome to this 100% online, open and free course.

This course is aimed at anyone who wants to obtain sufficient training in both Rioja and wine tourism. It will help to have the necessary and essential basis to be part of this professional community, within teams such as public relations of wineries and agencies that specialise in tours and visits.

You will immerse yourself in a wealth of knowledge about all of the virtues and factors that make our region different from the rest: the territory, grape varietals, the human element, the styles of wine that are created, the classifications of Rioja wines, regulations on viticulture and aspects to do with production, gastronomy and history. You will study the skill set that professionals in this field must have: setting up wine culture experiences and activities, customer service, managing situations, terminology in English and wine service.

When you complete the course, you will have a sound knowledge of Rioja and you will understand why it has the position it has among the world's great and most recognised wines.

You will acquire a body of knowledge that will stand you in good stead to be able to convey and provide a better experience and service to visitors, as well as understanding the importance of being one of the company's faces to the general public.

Estimated duration: 20 hrs.

Assessment: At the end of each module there will be a set of review questions relating to the content. To progress to the next modules, you will need to answer 100% of the questions correctly and you will have a limited number of attempts.

At the end of the course you will take the final exam. This will consist of 30 questions, which you will have to answer within a time limit of 30 minutes. To be awarded the Diploma in Rioja Wine Tourism, you must answer at least 75% of the questions correctly. You have a maximum of 2 attempts.

You can download resources for this course here:

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Recommended links for this course:

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