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If you're new to the wine scene, you might be wondering what exactly is a red wine blend. Well, it's a party of two or more grape varietals blended together. A blend may be designed to develop a distinct style, but it can also be designed to disguise any of the wine's unpleasant traits and balance out the flavors.  

In this online lesson about red wine blends, Carlos Simoes Santos will explain how to describe red wine blends so you can confidently recommend them to your guests. 

What you'll learn in this lesson, Discovering red wine blends 

  • How to describe a red wine blend 
  • How to determine if a red wine is a blend 
  • Tips to confidently recommend red wine blends 

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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