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.

Brazil: an update after Bolsonaro and COVID-19

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.