Welcome to Episode 1038; Brazil- an update after Bolsonaro and COVID-19
Welcome to Wine2Wine Business Forum 2021 Series. The sessions are recorded and uploaded on Italian Wine Podcast. wine2wine is an international wine business forum, held annually in Verona Italy since 2014. The event is a key reference point for wine producers and a diverse variety of wine professionals eager to develop and grow their wine business worldwide.
About today’s session:
This session will cover an update of the Brazilian market situation after the elections of 2018 and almost two years under the impact of Covid-19, highlighting obstacles and opportunities for wine producers from all over the world, and specifically, Italy.
About the Speakers
Bernardo Pinto DipWSET, IWA
Bernardo Pinto studied gastronomy in Brazil and specialised in Wines and Spirits in London. He was the first person in Latin America to obtain the WSET Diploma in Wines and Spirits. Technical Director at Zahil Wines in São Paulo, he manages the company’s portfolio. He also lectures WSET courses and consults for companies and private consumers in Brazil. Bernardo is an Official Sherry Educator and a Vinitaly International Academy Ambassador, as well as part of the body of students of the Institute of Masters of Wine since 2012.
Luiz André Batistello IWA
Luiz Batistello is a 41 years old former Lawyer from Brazil. His professional conversion in the wine industry started in 2007.
He holds a WSET Diploma, is IWA in France and WSET marker in 4 languages. Judge for 10 wine competitions in France, England and Italy.
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