Dirceu Vianna Junior MW, originally from Brazil but now based in the UK. In 2008 he became the first South American male to obtain the title of Master of Wine receiving the Viña Errazuriz Award for excellence for the Business of Wine paper. He founded Vianna Wine Resources, a company that consults for wine businesses across Europe, Africa and South America. He is also a judge at selected wine competitions, a wine educator, speaker and writer. Dirceu Vianna Junior MW was a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA), but he first judged the competition in 2009.