Mauricio Maia

Global Cachaça Ambassador - Brazil
Tasting panel


Cachaça specialist, consultant and sommelier.  WSET (Wine and Spirits Education Trust) and SGWS Academy (Southern Glazer Wine and Spirits) educator and member of the ADI (American Destillers Institute).

Blogger of “O Cachacier” at Paladar Magazine of the newspaper “O Estado de São Paulo”, the first spirits specialized blog of Brazil and Secretary of “Cúpula da Cachaça”, had structured the 1st cachaça sommelier extensive course of Brazil.

Affectionate, researcher and teacher for more than 20 years, is one of the most requested speakers about cachaça in the world, and professor of the most important schools in the area, such Mackenzie University, CanaBrasil, ProDrinks and SENAC.

An avid and curious taster by nature, has cataloged more than 600 brands of cachaça from all regions of the country, always seeking to share the information and knowledge acquired during his travels.


• Cachaça specialist, teacher, consultant and sommelier @ Self