Dirceu Vianna Jr MW
Dirceu Vianna Jr MW (known to everyone as ‘Junior’) is originally from Brazil, where he studied Forest Engineering and Law, but moved to London in 1989, joining the wine trade in 1990. In 2008, he became the first South American male Master of Wine and received the Viña Errazuriz Award for excellence in the Business of Wine. Junior is currently wine director for the Coe Group of companies. He is also a wine educator, technical consultant, a freelance writer and has been a judge in many international wine competitions. He has been a speaker in several wine international events and has made appearances in South American radio and television.