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Join Wines of Brasil at SITT 23rd February in Manchester and 25th February in London

sitt2015We would love to introduce you to the Brazilian producers who are exporting to the UK, and to one who is looking for representation. As Brazil’s wines continue to gain listings in major retailers, independents and the on-trade we invite you to discover some new wines and to find out what makes Brazilian wines stand out. With another major sporting event in Brazil next year, now could be your time to be prepared and Wake up the Brazilian in your customers!

Where in the world: You’ll find the majority of Brazil’s wine production in the South of the country. High altitude and the cooling breezes from the Atlantic help to make this a region of moderate climate, and wines with naturally moderate alcohol. This, coupled with the wine producers Italian heritage, gives you wines that are ultra food friendly and approachable.

UK is No 1 for Brazil: The UK is now the biggest export market for Brazil and we are proud to have the support of good agents to supply the UK trade, including: Barwell & Jones, Berkmann Wine Cellars, Bibendum, Casa Leal, Go Brazil Wines, Kingsland, Stevens Garnier, Oakley Wine Agencies and Walker & Wodehouse.

At SITT you’ll be able to enjoy the following wines.

Basso, Virtus Moscato, 2013

Imported by: Oakley Wine Agencies
Region: Serra Gaucha
Alcohol: 11.5
Grapes: Muscat
DPD Price £5.34

Lidio Carraro, Dadivas Chardonnay, 2013

Looking for distribution
Region: Encruzilhada do Sul – Serra do Sudeste
Alcohol: 13.5
Grapes: 100% Chardonnay (Unoaked)
About: Recommended by IWC 2015

Campos de Cima Viognier, 2014

Imported by: Go Brazil Wines
Region: Campanha Oriental
Alcohol: 13.5
Grapes: Viognier
RRP: £12.49

Dao Sul, Rio Sol Rosé, 2013

Imported by: Walker & Wodehouse
Region: Vale São Francisco
Alcohol: 13
Grapes: Touriga Nacional-Syrah
DPD £5.30

Miolo, Seival Estate, Alisios, 2013

Imported by: Bibendum
Region: Campanha
Alcohol: 12
Grapes: Tempranillo Touriga
DPD: £5.21

Vinicola Perini, Marselan, 2010

Imported by: Barwell & Jones
Region: Vale Trentino
Alcohol: 12.5
Grapes: 100% Marselan
£9.62

About: 100% Marselan, cross between Cab Sauvignon & Grenache Noir is a rather unusual grape variety for Brazil. Limited production. Gold Medal – Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2014

Pizzato Reserva Merlot, 2011

Imported by: Barwell & Jones
Region: Vale dos Vinhedos
Production method:
Alcohol: 13.5
Grapes: 100% Merlot
£9.31

About: Limited production of only 12.000 bottles from a single vineyard, aged for 11 months in French oak barrels. Gold Medal – Concurso Internacional de Vinhos do Brasil.

Sanjo Nubio Malbec, 2013

Imported by: Go Brazil Wines
Region: Santa Catarina
Alcohol: 12
Grapes: MALBEC
RRP: 13.99

About: These grapes are grown in the highest wine producing region of Brazil at 1,400 metres above sea level, in a highly technologically modern and innovative winery.

Casa Valduga Raizes Cabernet Franc, 2011

Imported by: Berkmann Wine Cellars
Region: Campanha
Alcohol: 13.5
Grapes: Cabernet Franc
DPD £8.50

About: Grapes were grown in Valduga’s own vineyards in the Campanha region, which borders Uruguay. This is Brazil’s oldest vineyard region, as well as its lowest-lying, at 210 metres above sea level; soils are granite and limestone. The grapes were hand-harvested

Miolo Cuvée Tradition Brut

Imported by: Bibendum
Region: Campanha
Production method: Methode traditionelle
Alcohol: 11.5
Grapes: Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
DPD: £7.25

About: Miolo is one of the biggest exporter of quality sparkling from Brazil. Miolo’s focus is on classic grape varieties unconstrained by complex and outdated quality laws which has meant some genuinely ingenious blends and styles have hit the market. Its commitment to supporting the growth of the Brazilian wine industry is unmatched, Miolo being the largest exporter of high quality white, red and sparkling wines.

Fausto de Pizzato Espumante Brut Traditional Branco

Imported by: Barwell & Jones
Region: Serra Gaúcha
Production method: Traditional Method
Alcohol: 12
Grapes: 93% Chardonnay, 7% Pinot Noir
DPD: £9.19

About: Produced using traditional method with manual disgorgement. Gold Medal – Concurso Internacional de Vinhos do Brasil.

Casa Valduga Arte Brut, 2013

Imported by: Berkmann Wine Cellars
Region: Vale dos Vinhedos
Production method: Traditional Method
Alcohol: 12
Grapes: Chardonnay/Pinot Noir
DPD £8.50

About: Grapes were grown in Valduga’s own vineyards in the Vale dos Vinhedos. This “valley of vineyards” is a sub-zone of the Sierra Gaúcha region, and was the first area to be awarded DO status in Brazil. The vineyards are planted on fairly steep basalt slopes at 400-800 metres above sea level.The grapes were hand-harvested and then underwent a further selection in the winery. The grapes were destemmed and gently pressed. Fermentation was carried out at 15ºC in stainless steel tanks, using Champagne yeast. The second fermentation took place in bottle, and after twelve months on lees, the bottles were riddled and disgorged.

Salton Intenso Sparkling Moscato, NV

Imported by: Kingsland
Region: Serra Gaúcha
Production method: Charmat
Alcohol: 7.5
Grapes: Muscat
DPD: £6.56

About: Vincola Salton is a family-owned winery founded by Paulo Salton and his brothers. Now, the fourth generation is involved in a variety of fronts. Committed young entrepreneurs with thousands of ideas, they continuously seek new improvements whilst maintaining important traditions. Their wines are of excellent quality, a true point of difference with varietals truly expressive of the quality and diversity available from Brazil.

Vinicola Aurora, Moscato Rosé NV

Imported by: Stevens Garnier
Region: Serra Gaucha
Production method: Charmat
Alcohol: 7.5
Grapes: Moscato Hamburgo and Moscato Bianco
DPD: £6.93
Silver Award in La Mujer Elige, Argentina

Wines of Brasil will also be at Prowein, Vinexpo and the London Wine Fair (where individual wineries will be on their importers’ stands). If you’d like to book an appointment with the Wines of Brasil team or with any of the producers at SITT, or any of these other events, please get in touch with Judy Kendrick or Ana Sofia de Oliveira.

Contact

Wines of Brasil: Roberta Pedreira
Email: [email protected]

JK Marketing (English, French and Portuguese spoken):
Judy Kendrick and Ana Sofia de Oliveira
Phone: 01829 720130
Email: [email protected]