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If you've heard of Syrah or Shiraz, you might be asking yourself what the difference between the two is. Well, they're different names for the same red wine varietal. The sole difference is where the grape variety is grown! 

In this online lesson about Syrah and Shiraz, Carlos Simoes Santos will explain the origin of Syrah and Shiraz, their flavor profiles, and serving suggestions when making recommendations. 

What you'll learn in this lesson, Discovering Syrah and Shiraz 

  • How to pronounce Syrah and Shiraz correctly 
  • The common growing regions of Syrah and Shiraz 
  • How to describe the structural elements of Syrah and Shiraz 
  • How to recommend Syrah and Shiraz 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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