Brazilian Wine

The climatic diversity typical of a continental country and creativity of the Brazilian people, known for their ability to reinvent everything, have led the country to develop a completely original vitiviniculture. The European tradition, brought to Brazil by thousands of immigrants in the 19th Century, coupled with investments in innovation, also contributed to the construction of this unique character.

Each region developed their specialty, preparing labels with culture, typicity and their own features. In common, they show the freshness of a young industry, consisting of small producers (on average two hectares per family), who make light fruity wines with moderate alcohol content. This style, which has the real spirit of Brazil, has been discovered and increasingly admired around the world.

Brazil is currently the fifth largest producer of wine in the southern hemisphere and it is certainly one of the fastest growing markets in the world. There are over 1,100 wineries across the country, companies Read more »

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Popular wines made in Brazil under $20

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Varietals Produced in Brazil View all

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Muscat Blanc À Petits Grains

    History of the grape: From Greece, Muscat was brought into Crimea in the Soviet Union where it was spread into what i...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Tannat

    History of the grape: Tannat has been growing in southwest France for many centuries. The grape has the distinction o...

Subregions of Brazil

Popular Wineries in Brazil View all

  • Vinhos Don Laurindo

    In 1887, coming from Zévio, a small village in the Verona province, northern Italy, Marcelino Bra...

  • Casa Valduga

    One of the biggest Brazilian producers of fine wine. Lots of technology and proffessional efforts...

  • Miolo

    Miolo's history starts back in 1897 when Giuseppe Miolo from Italian's (Veneto) Miolo Family a...

  • Marco Luigi

    In one of the highest points is located Marco Luigi Winery, Where at arriving, you will admire a ...

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Brazil on Snooth

  • Pizzato Alicante Bouschet Brasil Alicante Bouschet Vale Dos Vinhedos Pizzato S 2005

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    Dark, ivy, lots of classic terroir of the region, iron rich greens, and a little ash, with a low dried fruit sweetness, smooth and a bit soft, very broad, rather flannelly and showing an evolved character with tobacco and dried herb dried leaf character, finishes with decisive tannin, decidedly fresher on the palate, though this remains chunky a... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Pizzato Espumante Brut NV

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    Just a bit yeasty and almond skin aromas over fresh baked bread and lemony, strawberry tinged fruit, fine mouse, lovely fresh crisp apple fruit, crisp and direct, fruityish, but this is nicely nuanced and long with lemon pith notes and a finale edge of bitter almond fruit, 85pts Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Fausto Demi Sec NV

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    Light nose, again apple fruit, dry for a Demi sec with notes of honied almonds on the palate, bit of honeycomb, over brie notes and dust, drying apple fruit, just. barely sweet, nice dry demi sec with good follow through of fruity and nutty flavor, almost floral on the finale, 86pts Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Pizzato Espumante Brut Rose 2011

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    80 pn, 20chard, nine months on the lees10% to 11% rsLightly red fruited, a touch simple perhaps, fine mousse, sexy mouthfeel, easily slides across the palate, delivering nice raspberry and a little earthy yellow fruit as it goes, this is not creamy but soft and very fine, the fruit is small but pure and persistent on the moderately long finish,... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Pizzato Espumante Brut 2010

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    Eight % rs, 22 months on the lees, 75 chard, 25 Pinot. OrNice yeasty, brioche notes on the nose, light lemon cream, zesty and mineral. Lemony with. Suggestion of passion fruit and pineapple on the palate, a fair amount of nutty, Brie autolytic character, nice length, dry, and a touch austere, lightly aromatic on the finish though more autolytic ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Pizzato Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

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    13.5%A lightly jammy black currant nose with hints offsets, allspice, mocha and vaguely floral green notes, medium full bodied, soft tannins, rich fruit which is a little indistinct, more of that date like fruit character over bitter cherry tones, tannins are fine if gently austere, nice finish is earthy and dry, and moderately long, 87pts Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Pizzato Merlot Fausto 2009

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    Smoky, a bit charry, splintery woody notes on the nose, charcoal and black fruit, black cherry fruit with a hint of ivy and some violet, even a bit of geranium and potting soil, sweet vanilla top note, Medium bodied, clear, with nice black cherry and light sour plus notes, very soft tannins, very nice acidity, a bit of dry tannin on the finish, ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Pizzato Reserva Egiodola 2007

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    Earthy, floral, violets, perfumed fruit, a bit of grilled steak, candied brown licorice, round and soft on the palate, tons of dusty tannins, smoky, on inner mouth perfumes, like Nebbiolo tannins though this is way earthy and smoky on the palate, dark, a bit ashy in the mouth, lots of almost bitter dark fruit, crunchy, rocky notes, dry finish, o... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Pizzato Tannat Reserva 2007

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    Earthy, spicy, intense nose, a little vanilla, fine black fruit note, very focused, a little leathery, spicy dry port kind of nice, very smooth, almost soft, broaden the plate, fine tannins, crushed berry fruit leaning towards black raspberry and black berry with a hint of black currant, really lovely fruit on the backend, elegant style, finish ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Pizzato Tannat Fausto 2007

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    Dark, bitter cocoa, ivy, crushed spice notes, something a little floral, a hint of curry powder/dry middle eastern spice, dark, powerful but fresh, seems almost sweet with its combination of dark fruit and dry extract, sweet tannins, bright acidity, black fruit, black berry, black plum skin, hint of pencil lead, violets emerge on the palate, dry... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


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