Brazil – first impressions


This is the first of four articles about her trip to Brazil earlier this year that Julia will share with us this week. Tasting notes for producers A to M be found in part 1, and for producers P to V in part 2.

There's no time-wasting or complacency among Brazilian wine producers. Or if there is, I blinked and missed it. Instead I encountered ambition, co-operation, passion, efficiency, investment and kindness, not necessarily in that order.

Can you believe it? For a few days, I considered not going to Brazil. There were some good reasons, not least...