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In the world of wine, there are lots of terms people use to describe flavor. You might have heard someone ask for a 'dry' wine, or talk about 'full body' and tannins. But, what does it mean?! In this online lesson about the structural elements of red wine, Carlos Simoes Santos will explain how to taste and recognize the structural elements of red wine. 

What you'll learn in this lesson, The flavor and structure of red wine 

  • How to recognize the five structural elements of red wine flavor: 
    • Sweetness 
    • Acidity 
    • Body 
    • Alcohol 
    • Tannins 

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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