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Nebbiolo is an incredible varietal with a very long history. In fact, some historians believe the first written mention of this wine was as early as the first century CE! But that's not all, this wine varietal was even nearly wiped out in the 1800s when a very severe blight decimated grape vines across Europe. Thankfully it survived, and today Nebbiolo wines are very popular around the world. 

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

What you'll learn in this lesson, Discovering Nebbiolo 

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