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Trained as a Computer Science Engineer, André Ribeirinho is a food, wine and travel entrepreneur, a Digital Strategist, a Portuguese Wine Expert, a Certified Port Educator and a Knight of the Port Wine Brotherhood.
Portuguese Wine Expert
André is Portugal’s correspondent to Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book (the world’s best selling wine guide) and has contributed to wine magazine Decanter with pieces like The new Portuguese white wine scene is anything but monotonous and Travel Guides like Vinho Verde, Douro Wine Travel Guide, My Lisbon, Lisbon Top Restaurants & Wine Bars. André is also a wine judge at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles.
André Ribeirinho is a co-founder and CEO at Adegga where he created and leads such projects as Adegga MarketPlace, Adegga WineMarket, Portugal Wine Week, WineSpots, SmartWineGlass and Fine Portugal.
Accolades include: #13 on World’s Top 20 Wine Influencers; Portuguese Wine Personality of the Year 2010; TWA Personality of the Year 2012; Harpers Rising Star 2014;
Previously: Co-Founder of AVIN (an ISBN for Wine); Wine Event Consultant at Vinhos de Portugal no Brasil; Co-Founder of the #Winelover Community
In the news: Forbes, The Buyer, Wine Searcher, Essential Business, Palate Press, Catavino
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