7th International Congress of Mountain and Steep Slopes Viticulture

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Date / Heure
Date(s) - 14-16 May 2020
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Emplacement
Vila Real - Portugal


Due to the current developments in the Coronavirus outbreak, the 7th International Congress of Mountain and Steep Slopes Viticulture  is postponed. A new date will be announced later.

The 7th International Congress of Mountain and Steep Slopes Viticulture will be, in 2020, the most important opportunity to disseminate and update scientific and technical innovations of viticulture and oenology from Mountain regions.

An initiative of the CERVIM – Center for Research, Environmental Sustainability and Advancement of Mountain Viticulture, on the patronage of the OIV – International Organization of Vine and Wine, and organized by the Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), the Faculdade Ciências da UP and the Associação para o Desenvolvimento da Viticultura Duriense (ADVID), a member of Euromontana.

The Congress will include an extensive Scientific program, Sessions and technical visits, Photographic exhibition, Roundtables and an interesting Social program. The event will include technical sessions and study visits in the Alto Douro region, as well as scientific sessions on various topics such as

  • Maintaining sustainability and landscape in steep slope Vineyards
  • Mountain and steep slope Vineyards: agronomic practices thru new technologies
  • Quality factors for “wines”
  • Mountain and steep slope Vineyards: people, history, economics and culture

 

Programme

Scientific Sessions

  • Maintaining sustainability and landscape in steep slope Vineyards
  • Mountain and steep slope Vineyards: agronomic practices thru new technologies
  • Quality factors for “wines”
  • Mountain and steep slope Vineyards: people, history, economics and culture

Technical Sessions

  • Case study 1: Prevention and control of hail damages
  • Case study 2: Use of drones on Mountain and steep slope Vineyards
  • Case study 3: The Portuguese program for selection and certification of clones varieties
  • Case study 4: New markets for heroic wines

 

Registration and logistics

Early birds registrations are open until February 29, 2020 for 200 euros and 60 euros for students.

More information on the programme and registration process on the event’s webpage.

For more information on the current challenges of wine production in portuguese mountain areas, you can read the recent interview of Rosa Amador, Executive Director of the ADVID.

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