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Gamay is a varietal of red wine that has been around since the 1300s and it has a pretty unique history. In fact, Gamay became such a popular wine that it was outlawed in France during the 14th century for fear that it would outshine Pinot Noir! 

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

What you'll learn in this lesson, Discovering Gamay 

  • How to pronounce Gamay correctly 
  • The common growing regions of Gamay 
  • How to describe the structural elements of Gamay 
  • How to recommend Gamay 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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