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VENIT

Viticulture and ENology:
Innovation meets Tradition

Edition IV
First level specializing master
a.y. 2019-2020
Place: Piacenza
Application deadline: August 30th, 2019

 

Viticulture and Enology: innovation meets tradition [VENIT]

ONAV Wine Taster

Scoprire i sensi e la loro memoria

07.03.2019

Anne Meglioli

Quanto siamo sensibili al gusto?

14.03.2019

Anne Meglioli

Saper Assaggiare

21.03.2019

Alberto Morselli

Legislazione ed etichetta dei vini

28.03.2019

Raffaella Bisceglia (avvocato, si occupa di marchi)

La vite, origine di tutto

02.04.2019

Roberto Miravalle

Enologia: Dal grappolo al mosto

04.04.2019

Lily Ronney (lavora in UCSC, enologo di Davis)

Enologia: Il mosto si trasforma

11.04.2019

Giovanni Masini (enologo)

Enologia: La vinificazione in rosso

18.04.2019

Francesca WAMSLEY (socio ed enologo)

Enologia: La vinificazione in bianco

02.05.2019

Chiara Pezzi (enologo)

Enologia: La vinificazione in rosso alternativa

09.05.2019

Francesco Iacono

Enologia: L'affinamento del vino

14.05.2019

Chiara Pezzi

A volte qualcosa non va

16.05.2019

I vini speciali con spuma

23.05.2019

Piera Genta (giornalista, cittadinanza USA)

I vini speciali senza spuma

30.05.2019

Vito Intini

Enografia regionale

01.06.2019

Matteo Balderacchi

Master VENIT – Field Course Activity 2019

Date

Hours

Topic

Description

27/02/2019
14:30

2

Training vines

Management of a recently planted vineyard, evaluation of growth from the previous year, setting up a training system.

06/03/2019
14:30

2

Spur-pruning

How to perform the pruning of spur-pruned cordons.

13/03/2019
14:30

2

Cane-pruning

How to perform the pruning of Guyot trained vines.

27/03/2019
14:30

2

Bud-break

Discussion about grapevine vegetative biology. Assessment of phenological stages. Preparing the vineyard, adjusting the catch wires.

03/04/2019
14:30

2

Late Pruning

Postponement of winter pruning to reduce the impact of potential spring freezing events and/or to delay ripening.

08/04/2019
14:30

2

Canopy Components

Main shoots, secondary shoots, lateral shoots, watersprouts and suckers. Identification and management.

10/04/2019
14:30

2

Bunch Counts

Potential fertility vs true fertility, early yield estimation, genotype traits.

06/05/2019
14:30

2

Early leaf removal

Inflorescences carbon exigencies, fruit set and effects on bunch compactness.

13/05/2019
14:30

2

Reproductive activity of grapevines

Evolution of reproductive phenological stages, varietal traits.

29/05/2019
14:30

2

Vine balance

Grapevine source/sink ratio and effects on reproductive activity. Cultural techniques to adjust vine balance. Shoot thinning, bunch thinning, leaf removal, canopy hedging.

VENIT Lessons: Timetable, Exercises, Seminars [a.y. 2018/19]

  1. Main characteristics of causal agents
  2. A detailed description of the key diseases
  3. Disease control


Reading and references

Reference textbook: Compendium of Grape Diseases, Disorders, and Pests, Second Edition
Wayne F. Wilcox, Walter D. Gubler and Jerry K. Uyemoto
DOI : 10.1094/9780890544815
ISBN : 978-0-89054-481-5

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