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

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

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

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

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