Gloria Mainella





Degree in Political Science – specialization in International Economics. Milano 1991
Specialization in Business Strategic Management. Getulio Vargas University – São Paulo – Brazil 2005
Master’s degree in Wine Communication and Marketing. ALMA Wine Academy – Colorno (PR) 2011
WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits (QCF) – Wine & Spirit Education Trust – London – UK 2015
Master’s degree in Export Management – TEM Academy, Italian Trade Agency – ICE Bologna 2016

Professional experiences:

12 years as sales and marketing manager in leading companies in B2B-B2C contexts.
Management consultant since 2004.
She lived in São Paulo (Brazil) for five years, where she worked as senior consultant in special projects focused on sales & marketing development  supporting Italian companies in the internationalization process or local branches reorganization.
In the wine industry since 2011, working with major wineries and producer associations, managing export, marketing and communication, organizational changes and differentiation of the business in the hospitality industry.
In multiple foreign markets she acts as Brand Ambassador for her customers.
Lecturer on topics related to the wine business at ALMA Wine Academy and  at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Piacenza (Master in Enology and Marketing – MEM)

Sectors of specialization:

Wine industry, education, tourism and publishing.



Italian (native), Portuguese, English.