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Cabernet Sauvignon might be among the most planted grape varieties in the world, but did you know it was grown by accident? When two grape vines were growing next to each other - the red Cabernet Franc and the white Sauvignon Blanc - they produced a hybrid that has some of the best qualities of each grape... the rest is history!  

In this online lesson about Cabernet Sauvignon, Carlos Simoes Santos will explain the origin of Cabernet Sauvignon, its flavor profile, and serving suggestions when making recommendations. 

What you'll learn in this lesson, Discovering Cabernet Sauvignon 

  • How to pronounce Cabernet Sauvignon correctly 
  • The common growing regions of Cabernet Sauvignon 
  • How to describe the structural elements of Cabernet Sauvignon 
  • How to recommend Cabernet Sauvignon to customers 

Who the Introduction to red wine varietals course is for  

The Introduction to red wine varietals online course is aimed at F&B staff looking to improve their red wine knowledge. 


Carlos Simoes Santos MS

Carlos Simoes Santos holds the prestigious title of Master Sommelier, a title shared by fewer than 300 individuals as of 2023. He is also the founder of My Sommeliers Wine Club, an online wine subscription service providing Australians with great wines and easily accessible wine education.

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