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Menu Logo Principal Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin Université de Bordeaux Bordeaux Sciences Agro Organisation Internationationale de la Vigne et du Vin Life European Association of Wine Economists

International conference about the adaptation to climate change of wine industry : from climatology to social sciences

Sustainable grape and wine production in the context of climate change

ClimWine 2016

April 10-13, 2016 Bordeaux

Symposium Program

Download the program                          Download the list of posters

Sunday, the 10th of April                          

CAP Sciences Hangar 20 - Quai de Bacalan - 33300 Bordeaux 

17h15                         Beginning of registration
18h00 Opening ceremony    
18h30 J.F Soussana, France Climate change, a challenge for agriculture
18h50 N. Ollat, J.M. Touzard, I. Garcia de Cortazar Atauri Laccave : a research program about the adaptation to climate change of the french wine industry
19h00 Alain Rousset, Chairman of the Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou Charentes regional council - Representants of Conseil Interprofessionel du Vin de Bordeaux and of the organising institutions (INRA, ISVV, Bordeaux Sciences Agro)
19h30 Cocktail    

Monday 11 April 2016

8:00 am - 8:30 am : Registration and poster installation

Bordeaux Sciences Agro -  1 cours du Général De Gaulle, 33175 Gradignan

8:30 am - 9:30 am : Inaugural Conference

8h30   The convenors Few words about the symposium
9h00 Introduction lecture Pr G. Jones, USA The state of the climate: trends, projections, and relationships to Viticulture and Wine production

9:30 am - 11:30 am : Session 1 - Climatic modelling at different scales

  Chairwoman V. Bonnardot  
9h30 Keynote speaker Pr A. Sturman, New Zealand The application of high-resolution atmospheric modelling to weather and climate variability in vineyard regions
10h00 1  I. Garcia de Cortazar-Atauri, France Assessment of future climatic conditions in French vineyards.  Consequences for defining adaptation strategies.
10h15 2 R. Le Roux, France Nested scale approach to characterize climate aspect of vineyard terroirs in a context of climate change
10h30 3 A. Soret, Spain Climate predictions for vineyard management
10h45 4 A. Nesbitt, UK Impacts of recent climate change and weather variability on UK viticulture - combining weather and climate records with producers’ perspectives. 
11h00 Poster presentation    


11:10 am - 11:30 am : Pause

11:30 am - 1:00 pm : Session 2-1 - Impacts of climate change

  Chairman P. Lagacherie  
11h30 5 H. Fraga, Portugal Climate change impacts on viticultural yields in Europe using the STICS crop model
11h45 6 M. Hoffman, Germany Climate change, water budget and grapevines in Germany
12h00 7 E. Edwards, Australia Multi-seasonal effects of warming and elevated CO2 on the physiology, growth and production of mature, field grown, Shiraz grapevines
12h15 8 S. Zito, France Powdery mildew evolution in cool climate regions in response climate change: The example of Burgundy
12h30 9 F. de Herralde, Spain Potential changes in water deficit and phenology of grapevine under climate change conditions in NE Spain: A modeling approach to watershed level.
12h45 Poster presentation    

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm : Lunch

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm : Session 2-2 - Impacts of climate change

  Chairman B. Bois  
14h30 10 Y. Wohlfart, Germany Elevated CO2 concentration: Impact on growth and grape quality of Vitis vinifera cv. Riesling and Cabernet Sauvignon for two accompanied vintages
14h45 11 S. Marchand, France The 2003 vintage, an anticipation of future Bordeaux vintages in a context of climate change?
15h00 12 U. Leibar, Spain Grapevine nutritional status under different soils and future expected climate conditions
15h15 13 J. Zhu, France Simulating the effect of climate change on berry composition using whole plant model
15h30 14 MC. Ramos, Spain Phenology variability, and predictions under climate change scenarios, of Cabernet Sauvignon and Tempranillo cultivated in the Ribera del Duero DO

3:45 pm - 4:05 pm : Pause

4:05 pm - 4:15 pm : Poster presentation

4:15 pm - 6:15 pm : Session 4-1 - Perception and adaptability of climate change by the actors

  Chairman E. Giraud-Héraud  
16h15 15 P. Aigrain, France Lessons from a foresight exercise on the French wine industry under climate change
16h45 16 G. Pickering, Canada Climate Change adaptation requires integrated, transdisciplinary research across the value chain: a case study of the Ontario Grapevine and Wine Research Network
17h00 17 MC. Pichery, France Climate Change and economic challenge strategies for vinegrowers, winemakers and wine estates
17h15 18 C. Foss, UK Climate change and sustainability in English wine production
17h30 19 A. Strever, South Africa Sustainable wine production in South Africa within the context of climate variability.
17h45 20 E. Neethling, France Assessing local climate vulnerability and vinegrowers adaptive processes in the context of climate change
18h00 21 J. Gautier, France The french wine AOC and the challenge of climate change

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm : Reception by the Aquitaine Council, 14 rue François de Sourdis, 33000 Bordeaux

18h30 Departure by bus to the Hotel de Region, Bordeaux downtown
19h00 Reception by the Aquitaine Council
20h30 Free evening

Tuesday 12 April 2016

8:15 am - 10:30 am : Session 5 - Ecophysiology for climate change

  Chairwoman A. Parker  
8h15 Poster presentation    
8h30 Keynote speaker Pr H. Le Treut, France Climate change : from global to local issues
9h00 22 Pr L.Torregrossa, France Grapevine and climate warming: Duravitis program opens new breeding strategies for temperature adaptation
9h15 23 A. Coupel-Ledru, France A combination of phenotyping, genetic and physiological approaches to guide breeding for efficient water use in grapevine
9h30 24 T. Scholasch, France Predicting the effects of drought and climate change on the composition and extractability of flavonoids in Cabernet Sauvignon
9h45 25 J. Considine, Australia Summer and autumn, not winter, matter in dormancy of the grapevine.
10h00 26 E. Marguerit, France How do rootstocks control scion water use efficiency ?
10h15 27 C. Delmas, France Will grapevine pathogens adapt to climate warming? Temperature reaction norms of life-history traits in grapevine downy mildew
10h30 Poster presentation    

10:40 am - 11:00 am : Pause

11:00 am - 1:00 pm : Session 3-1 - Adaptation to climate change

  Chairman A. Strever  
11h00 Keynote speaker Pr H.R. Schultz, Germany Issues to be considered for strategic adaptation to climate evolution
11h30 28 Pr C. van Leeuwen, France Modified grape composition under Climate Change conditions requires adaptations in the vineyard
11h45 29 E. Forrestel, USA Projections of Suitable Wine Growing Regions and Varieties: Adaptation in Space or Place?
12h00 30 F. Vinatier, France How to translate narrative scenarios in landscape dynamics:  Application to the introduction of irrigation in vineyards
12h15 31 F. Alves , Portugal Vineyard drought adaptation in the Douro Demarcated Region
12h30 32 E. Delay, France Cooperative winery can be a major actor to adapt viticulture localy ?
12h45 33 G. Teil, France Climate change and adaptation: Alsace and Loire Valley vintners' challenging point of view

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm : Lunch

2:00 pm - 7:00 pm : Technical visit in St Emilion


Field visits, Château visit and Wine Tasting

Variability in climate and topology within a producing area : a way to adapt ?

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm : Gala dinner in St Emilion

with the participation of representants of the Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou Charentes regional council, of the Conseil Interprofessionel des vins de Bordeaux and of the Conseil des vins de Saint Emilion

Wednesday 13 April 2016

8:30 am - 10:45 am : Session 3-2 - Adaptation to climate change

  Chairwoman F. de Herralde  
8h30 34 P. Vivin, France Process-based models for analysing grapevine genotype adaptation to climate change: issues and challenges
8h45 35 E. Duchêne, France How can grapevine genetics contribute to the adaptation to climate change?
9h00 36 J. Tardaguila, Spain New plant phenotyping technologies in a changing climate
9h15 37 J.M Sablayrolles, France How to adapt winemaking practices to modified grape composition under climate change conditions?
9h30 38 L. Santesteban, Spain Severe trimming and enhanced competition of laterals as a tool to delay ripening in Tempranillo vineyards under semiarid conditions
9h45 39 T. Dufourcq, France Should water supply by irrigation be soon a technique to manage aromatic potential of Colombard in South-Western France Gascony vineyard?
10h00 40 A. Parker, New Zealand Canopy manipulations to delay ripening: A case study for Pinot noir and Sauvignon blanc
10h15 poster presentation    

10:25 am - 10:45 am : Pause

10:45 am - 12:45 pm : Session 4-2 - Perception and adaptability of climate change by the actors

  Chairman P. Darriet  
10h45 Keynote lecture Pr . J.M Gil, Spain Does alternative choice experiment formats matter to elicit preferences and willingness to pay?
11h15 41 L. Charlier, France  
11h30 43 A. Ugaglia, France Adaptation Strategies of Bordeaux's winemakers to face climate change
11h45 44 J. Boyer, France Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change in the French wine industry:The role of networks connecting wine producers and researchers 
12h00 45 A. Fuentes, France Is global warming desired by wine consumers ?
12h15 46 J. Rochard, France Reducing the impact of greenhouse gases on wine sector : situtation in France and the approach of OIV

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm : Closure of the symposium

12h45 Concluding talk T. Caquet, France  
13h00 Farewell communication The convenors  

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm : Lunch