Terroir and Vineyard Management

Instructors

VAN LEEUWEN Cornelis (Kees)

Professor of viticulture

ROBY Jean-Philippe

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GAMBETTA Gregory

Professor of Viticulture

MASNEUF-POMAREDE Isabelle

Professor of Viticulture and Enology

BARBE Jean-Christophe

Professor of Enology

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David Pernet

SOVIVINS

Address

Bordeaux Sciences Agro

Description

  • The concept of terroir in viticulture: definition and main factors involved
  • Viticultural soils
  • Viticultural climates
  • Vine water status
  • The role of nitrogen in terroir expression
  • Choice of plant material
  • Management practices to enhance terroir expression
  • Scale issues
  • The effect of soil and climate on terroir expression through different tasting sessions
  • Soil pit studies
  • Optimization of terroir expression via oenological practices

The terroir in viticulture is not a mystical concept; it can be explained within the framework of agronomic interactions between the vine and its environment. A training course designed for international professionals dealing with the concept of terroir and the way of managing the vineyard in order to optimize terroir expression.

 WHO IS IT FOR ?

Students, wine estate managers, consultants in enology and vineyard management, international wine consultants, wine company directors, enology lab directors, researchers, etc.

CONTACT

Kees VAN LEEUWEN, Professor in Viticulture vanleeuwen@agro-bordeaux.fr

Jean-Philippe ROBY, Professor in Viticulture jean-philippe.roby@agrobordeaux.fr

Registration Continuing Education Department formco@agro-bordeaux.fr
Tel : +33 (0)5 57 35 86 28

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