Bio: Alexandre Lalas

Alexandre Lalas is the editor of the Brazilian wine magazine "Gula", writer for the Portuguese magazine "Wine - A Essência do Vinho" and also an instructor for masterclasses about Portuguese wines directed to Brazilian professionals and opinion makers.

In the last few years he has also collaborated with "Enciclopédia Britânica", "Jornal do Brasil", "Gazeta Mercantil", "Diário Lance", "Sport Press" or "Revista do Flamengo". Currently he participates as a judge and speaker in several wine and gastronomic competitions and congresses.

He lived in the United States (in New York) for two years, where he studied, possessing a deep knowledge of the American market.  He visits Portugal very frequently, maintaining relationships with many producers and winemakers.

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