Eduardo Porto Carreiro

Beverage Director, Sommelier
Eduardo Porto Carreiro


About Eduardo Porto Carreiro

A nationally-acclaimed sommelier and beverage enthusiast, Eduardo Porto Carreiro joins Ford Fry Restaurants as the beverage director for JCT Kitchen, the Optimist, Marcel, BeetleCat, King + Duke and St. Cecilia with over 12 years of rich wine and spirits experience. Porto Carreiro is a lauded sommelier, featured as one of Food & Wine magazine’s 2016 “Sommeliers of the Year,” and under his discerning leadership, was awarded “Best Wine List” in 2015, for a New York City restaurant.

My Venues


  • "Sommeliers of the Year" 2016, "Best Wine List" 2015
    Food & Wine Magazine

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

Yesterday gave me an
"Yesterday gave me an incredible immersion into the rich history and dynamic wines of the Kamptal. And, I think I’m finally starting to understand this whole Loess soil thing..."
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A packed and wonderful first
"A packed and wonderful first day in Austria yesterday. Incredible people, beautiful views, and delicious wines. Looking forward to Day 2!"
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It’s 91° F.  Stay hydrated.
"It’s 91° F. Stay hydrated. . . . . #Yum"
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Perfect day for a roundtable
"Perfect day for a roundtable Grüner Veltliner discussion! Thank you to all the distributors who provided samples. And thank you to all the Ford Fry team members that participated!"
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I love honest wines.
"I love honest wines."
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If you can’t be at @lapaulee
"If you can’t be at @#oui"
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At My Venues