Alessandra Esteves is the Director of Wine Education for FWA. Having studied wine since 2004, she has dedicated herself in recent years to becoming the distinguished wine professional that she is today. In 2016, she earned her Diploma in Wine and Spirits from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust, the highest qualification that this renowned organization awards.
Ms. Esteves’ articles on wine and related subjects have been published in three books, and in magazines in Brazil and Central America. She has written a 40-page treatise about the Chinese wine and spirits market which is available online. Ms. Esteves has also served as an Associate Judge of Italian Wines at the International Wine and Spirit Competition in London.
Previously, Ms. Esteves practiced as a corporate lawyer in Brazil and Germany, having joined the Brazilian Bar Association in 2000. She is fluent in Portuguese, German, English, Italian, and Spanish; and has acquired a primary proficiency in French.