SOLD-OUT!! - Wine Scholar Guild RIOJA Wine Study Tour with Sarah Jane Evans MW

September 24, 2017 (Sun) - September 29, 2017 (Fri)
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM



+1 302-415-3036

Cost: Price per person, double occupancy: US$ 4,095.00

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Wine     Vacation/Tour     Food     Educational    

Dates: September 24 - 29, 2017
5 days, 5 nights
Limited to 18 participants 

The distinctive and storied wines of Rioja are arguably Spain’s best. No other region comes close to capturing the true spirit of Tempranillo. Though historic, Rioja is far from antiquated; this is a dynamic and vibrant wine growing region. Experience Rioja’s evolution firsthand as you enjoy exclusive cellar tastings and discover new trends under the tutelage of a noted expert and terrific instructor!

  • Don’t miss an outstanding opportunity to get to know Spain’s most famous wine region
  • Study key grape varieties from vine to glass, including Tempranillo, Garnacha, Graciano and Mazuelo/Carinena
  • Get to know burgeoning varieties such as Tempranillo Blanco and Maturana
  • Visit famous producers and discover what makes Rioja wines age so well
  • Meet daring and experimental producers and learn why they prefer not to participate in Rioja’s classification system.
  • Visit single vineyards and taste what makes the wines so good
  • Meet some of Rioja’s best winemakers and discuss traditional and modern winemaking methods
  • Explore Rioja’s sub-regions and learn first-hand what makes them different from each other
  • Enjoy meals of a lifetime as you discover what has made Spain a gastronomic destination

Your instructor & guide: Sarah Jane Evans, Master of Wine

  • Award-winning wine writer and Master of Wine
  • Joint-Chairman for Spanish wine and Sherry for the Decanter World Wine Awards
  • Member of the Gran Orden de Caballeros de Vino for services to Spanish wine