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Dirceu Vianna Junior MW

Dirceu Vianna Junior MW

Became an MW 2008

Based in United Kingdom

Languages English, Portuguese


Dirceu Vianna 'Junior' is originally from Brazil, where he studied Forest Engineering and Law, before moving to the UK in 1989. With almost three decades of experience in the Wine Industry he now consults for several businesses in different parts of the world. He is a judge at selected wine competitions, a wine educator and author. Junior, the first Brazilian Master of Wine, lives in London with his wife, Adriana and daughter, Sophia.

Current employer: Vianna Wine Resources

Primary area(s) of work: Wine production, Trade, Strategy, Communication

Industry sector(s): Agency/Importer, Author, Business owner, Buying, Broadcasting, Consultant, Distribution, Educator, Events, Journalism, Marketing, On trade, Project management, Sales, Winemaking, Wine judge, Wine tourism

Wine styles: Champagne, Fine and rare wines, Madeira, Port, Sparkling wine, Still red, Still rosé, Still white, Still wines, Sweet wines

Wine region expertise: Aconcagua Valley, Alsace, Argentina, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Casblanca Valley, Champagne, Chile, Colchagua Valley, Croatia, Douro, France, Hungary Tokaj, Limari Valley, Maipo Valley, Marlborough, Mendoza, New Zealand, Portugal, Rioja, South America, Spain, USA

Market expertise: Africa, Eastern Europe, Portugal, South America, Spain, United Kingdom

Specialisms: Wine varieties, Fermentation, Maturation and blending, Processing of grapes, Blending, Bulk shipment, Preparation of finished wine for bottling, Sensory evaluation , Airlines, Branding, Broadcasting, Distribution, Food and wine pairing, HORECA, Importation, Marketing wine, Restaurant wines, Routes to market, Supplier/customer relationships, Wine and health, Wine tourism, Wine judging