Monday and Tuesday, June 16th – 17th
The Conference is organized by AIAB
Conference Coordinator: Cristina Micheloni
|08.00 am - 09.00 am
|Welcoming speech by local authorities.
|9.30 am - 11.00 am
|Plenary session on wine production and environment, moderated by Cristina Micheloni, AIAB
• Glenn Mc Gourty (UC Davis, USA) - Soil management as a key element in organic and biodinamic viticulture and efficiency
• Hans Reiner Schultz, (Geisenheim Institute, Germany) - Viticulture and climate change:
challenges and advantages of organic wine production
• Ettore Capri (Università del Sacro Cuore Piacenza, Italy) - How to measure organic grape
production environmental impact
|11.00 am - 13.00 pm
|Plenary session on a new model for organic wine production, moderated by Glenn Mc Gourty (UC Davis, USA)
• Chris Penfold [pdf 14KB](School of Agriculture, Food and Wine; The University of Adelaide, Australia)
- A different approach to vineyard management.
• Daniel Granes (ICV, France) - Managing the cellar for good and healthy organic wine
• Nicola Engelbach (Wine intelligence, London) - What matters most for consumers when it comes to ethical and environmental issues for wine?
|13.00 pm - 14.00 pm
14.00 pm - 16.00 pm
| Two parallel sessions planned for the first afternoon slot:|
| 1) Organic vineyard management and soil fertility management: tools, products and agronomic techniques:|
• Bonanzinga M., Guerrini S.[pdf 14KB], Martellucci R., Nardi G., Ranghino F, Preliminary trials on organic vineyard with MaterBi mulching films.
• Meissner , Kauer, R., Gaubatz, B., Schultz, H.R., Investigations into different viticultural farming systems having special regard to the biodynamic viticulture and the use of the biodynamic preparations
• Von Bennewitz [pdf 12KB], E., Gutierrez, L., Organic grapevine (Vitis vinifera) cv. Cabernet Sauvignon inoculated with arbuscular mycorrhizal(AM) fungus. Effects on growth, production, soil mineral concentrations and microbial activity.
• Penfold C., University of Adelaide, Australia: Mulching and its impact on weed control, vine nutrition, yield and quality
2) Organic wine-making: back to tradition or clean innovation in organic cellars?
• Zironi R.[pdf 13KB], Battistutta F., Comuzzo P. , Tat L. , Scobioala S., A Survey on Some Compositional Parameters in Wines from Organic Viticulture.
• Blateyron L.[pdf 16KB], Elichiry G, Microbiological and organoleptic impact of three different technical procedures in order to prepare wine for bottling.
• Bonnefond C.[pdf 14KB], Blateyron L. , Guerrand, D., Organic nitrogen: a new solution for performing fermentations?
• Werner M.[pdf 15KB], Materne R., Beisert B., Fischer S., Kauer R., Rauhut D., Impact of different application levels of wettable sulphur and selected enological practices on SO2-levels and
reduced off-flavours in organic Riesling wine.
|16.30 pm - 18.00 pm
|Two parallel sessions planned for the second afternoon slot:
| 1) Organic vine-yard management looking for balance and sustainability:|
• Petrilli F. S.[pdf 10KB], Report on practical results of the use of biodynamic preparations in a vineyard on the hills of Scandiano
• Fragoulis G.[pdf 20KB], Capri E., Trevisan M., Di Guardo A, Sorce A., An environmental assessment tool for organic viticulture based on a fuzzy expert system.
• Zanetti T.[pdf 14KB], Ganeo G., Sommaggio D., Gomiero T., Paoletti M.G.., Comparison between organic
and conventional vineyard using bioindicators in North Eastern Italy
• Thrupp A.[pdf 9KB], Sharing Lessons from Organic and Sustainable Winegrowing Pioneers: Insights from Fetzer and Bonterra Vineyards
2) Organic wine surfaces, economics and applied technologies
• Willer H.[pdf 15KB], Organic Viticulture in Europe: Development and current statistics.
• Trioli G.[pdf 10KB], Micheloni C., Applied technology, market and production attitudes of “organic” wine producers in Europe
• Burja C.[pdf 17KB], Burja V., Efficiency of sustainable technologies in viticulture.
|18.00: Bus leaving for the visit to the organic farm Moretto in Castelvetro. The farm produces organic Lambrusco wine and belongs to the pilot farms network of the ORWINE project. It will be possible to visit the cellar, to discuss with the wine-maker and to have an overview of the experimental protocols applied and to conclude with a wine testing of several wines obtained by the ORWINE wine-making protocols.|
Once the visit is finished, the bus will take the participants back either to their hotel or to Vignola where a concert, see below, will be held in the fortress.
Music in the Fortress
Monday, June 16th, 21.30 pm
Where: Castle trenches (in case of rain: Cantelli Theater)
This free concert, entitled “Sicily. From Middle East to Trinacria”, ends the 20th edition of this successful exhibition, which will be entitled "Twanging Islands - Mediterranean Splinters". Every year, the event renews itself by exploring sounds of different parts of the world. Music from Sicily, Sardinia and other Mediterranean islands will have the leading role in this year’s edition.
Specifically, on June 16th, the band DOUNIA will give a tribute concert to Sicily. DOUNIA blends the unique Middle Eastern vocality of Faisal Taher with original mixes of melodies, harmonies and rhythms from every corner of the Mediterranean.
Information: Events Office – Tel. 059 777587
Promoter: Municipality of Vignola
Music in the Fortress is part of the activities outlined in the Apennines On-Stage calendar
A detailed program of the events is available at www.comune.vignola.mo.it
|Plenary session with introduction to the day program
|9.30 am - 11.00 am
||Two parallel sessions planned for the first morning slot:
| 1) Organic vineyard protection I: innovation in downy mildew control|
• Chovelon M.[pdf 11KB], Gomez C., Integration of different control measures to maximise disease control of Plasmopara viticola in organic grapevine French field trial in Repco project .
• Braccini P., Nardi G.[pdf 13KB], Martellucci R., Bonanzinga M, Evaluation of fungicides to control vine powdery mildew in organic agriculture.
• Hofmann U.[pdf 18KB], Heibertshausen D., Baus-Reichel O., Berkelmann-Loehnertz B, Optimisation of downy mildew (Plasmopara viticola) control in organic viticulture with low copper doses, new copper formulations and plant strengtheners, results of four years of on farm research
2) Round table on how to regulate organic wine: what to regulate in organic wine production, experiences from EU, USA and other countries
• Thrupp A., Experiences from the USA
• Jonis M.[pdf 13KB]; Monnier M. C.; Schmid, O.; Micheloni, C.; Hofmann, U., Analysis of regulatory framework and standards applied to organic wine-making in Europe
• Stakeholders, policy makers and ORWINE project partners.
|11.30 am - 13.00 pm
||Two parallel sessions planned for the second afternoon slot:
| 1) Organic vineyard protection II: innovation in pest and diseases control|
• Mescalchin E.[pdf11KB], Mattedi L., Powdery mildew control in organic viticulture: experiences in Trentino using alternative sulphur compounds
• Guezenec S.[pdf 11KB], Aguera E. & Salmon J.M., Yeast spraying as a tool for reducing Aspergillus carbonarius diseases in grapevines : first results at the field scale.
• Von Wallbrunn, R. Kauer, T. Stoelben, Effects of different plant protection strategies and influence of organic and biodynamic viticulture on yeast populations on berries and must, on the fermentation process and the aroma-profile of the wines.
• Marchesini E.[pdf 10KB], Application strategies with the method of disorientation in the control of grape-berry moth
2) Which plants and cultivars for organic viticulture? Round table on the variety selection
(autoctonous versus new resistant hybrids), rootstock choice and vine production nursery techniques.
• Gehr E.[pdf 10KB], ZergerU., Organic grafted vines – ways of production and distribution;
• Alfio Lovisa, Vitis Rauscedo;
• Autoctonous grapes experts
14.00 pm - 16.00 pm
| Two parallel sessions planned for the first afternoon slot:|
|1) Organic vineyard protection III: copper reduction strategies|
• Constant, N., Jonis, M., Reducing the doses of copper used to control grapevine downy mildew in organic viticulture : summary of the trials by the ITAB working party (2001-2006).
• Simeone V.[pdf 11KB], Baser N., El Bilali H., Cesari G, Assessing copper efficiency in the control of grapevine downy mildew and determination of residues in the grapes and wines in the years 2005/2006 in an organic vineyard in Apulia (Italy)
• Heibertshausen D.S.[pdf 14KB], Baus-Reichel O., Kauer R., Hofmann U., Kogel K.H., Berkelmann-Loehnertz B, Optimization strategies for organic viticulture under consideration of copper reduction management
2) Market trends and consumers expectations
• Jonis M.[pdf 13KB], Soltz H and Schmid O, Hofmann U, Trioli G, Analysis of organic wine market needs.
• Stolz H.[pdf 11KB] and Schmid, O., Consumer attitudes and expectations of of organic wine.
| 14.00 pm - 16.00 pm|| Coffee Break|
| 16.30 pm - 17.30 pm||Plenary session moderated by Andrea Ferrante, AIAB president and interventions from Valentino Valentini, president of Città del vino, representatives of Slowfood, OIV and IF|
| 17.30 pm||Bus transporting participants to the opening ceremony in ModenaOAM|
- Fabbro, L., Biological pest control in a Brunello di Montalcino vineyard.
- Pino Carlos Alberto[pdf 13KB]; Dias Galvez, Irina and Labra E. (2002) Evaluation of the sustainability levels of six vine growing systems going through an agroecological transition in Cauquenes, Chile.
- Fredes M., C. & von Bennewitz A., E.Searching a Vine Balance for Chilean Organic Carménère´s Vineyards
- Micheloni Cristina, ORWINE, general
- Rahut, Doris, ORWINE WP3
- Van der Meer, ORWINE WP4
|Cultural Event in connection with the Organic Viticulture and Wine Conference|
Rendez-vous in Castelvetro
Sunday, June 15th
Castle of Levizzano Rangone
In the magnificent setting of Castle of Levizzano, three rendez-vous are scheduled to inaugurate the newly renovated fortress and to welcome Congress participants:
From 17.00 a conference on the history and the restoration of the Castle and of the Bishop’s chambers; at 18.00 a guided tour to the Castle and Documentation Center, which will host the exhibitions of paintings and photos and finally (from 18.00), an event entitled “Jazz and Wine”, where visitors will be able to taste Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro wine while listening to jazz music, swing and irish songs.
Promoter: Municipality of Castelvetro.
Transportation from Modena and from Vignola to Levizzano will be provided for all those willing to attend. Bus timetable will be published in www.modenatur.it/ifoambus.html