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Let's go back in time to the 19th century, when a French wine merchant stumbled upon a Tempranillo grape. He loved the taste so much, he bought the entire harvest from the vineyard. Fast forward to today, and you'll find Tempranillo is a world-renowned grape that is loved for its unique character and quality. 

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

What you'll learn in this lesson, Discovering Tempranillo 

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