Alice Vilela received her BSc degree in Enology and PhD degree in Microbiology from the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD). Currently, she is the Assistant Professor at UTAD and a member of the Chemistry Research Centre – Vila Real. She has published 20 articles in international scientific journals, 7 technical papers, 6 book chapters, and 71 publications in conference proceedings. She has supervised master\'s thesis and works of completion for Bach/Degree in the field of Biological Sciences. She is currently involved in six research projects. Her research lines are linked with studies on Wine microbiology, volatile acidity bio-reduction, food sensory evaluation, wine sensory evaluation. She Operates in the areas of Food Science with an emphasis in Microbiology and Sensorial analysis. In her professional activities she interacted with 43 researchers in co-authorship of scientific papers.