"Wine, Environment & Society" Conference

La Cité du Vin
Conference in English
Tuesday, November 5th 2019 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm.

Sorry…Registrations are closed for this event !


Sustainability will be highlighted during the “Wine, Environment & Society” Opening Conference. Three talks and a panel with testimonials will put the spotlight on the actual impact of climate change in the wine industry. The warming climate’s impact on wine production and consumers’ expectations towards environmental issues will be the two main chapters of this morning.


The impact of climate change in the wine industry

  • Warming climate and wine production
  • Environmental issues and consumers’ expectations

Master of Ceremonies

Suzanne Mustacich

Contributing editor
Wine Spectator


Pau Roca

General Director OIV (International Organisation of Vine and Wine)

Professor Hans Schultz

Hochschule Geisenheim University

Eric Giraud-Héraud

Research Director Bordeaux ISVV, INRA

Global Environment issues and impact on society

Impact of warming climate on the wine production

The impact of consumers requesting wineries to produce “clean and green” wines

Speakers for the discussion panel

Jeremy Cukierman

MW, Director KEDGE Wine & Spirit Academy​

Caroline Feely

Director, Château Feely

How does education takes new environmental challenges into account?

Sustainable Wine Tourism practices

Caroline Frey

Owner & Oenologist Château La Lagune

When and why does a winery
decide to go organic?
Why and how to communicate this ?

Kim Forsberg

Sustainability Manager Vingruppen (Sweden)

What are the consumers’ demands regarding environmental issues when buying wine ?

More to come...

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