18 JUIN 2017

événement VINEXPO

Le secteur du vin face aux défis et enjeux du changement climatique

15:00 - 17:00




Dana Nigro - Wine Spectator

En partenariat avec Wine Spectator

L’impact du changement climatique sur la viticulture est un des grands défis auxquels la communauté internationale du vin est confrontée. Pour faire face à cette problématique, Vinexpo et Wine Spectator organisent une table ronde qui réunira des vignerons pionniers d’une viticulture durable, des scientifiques et des experts politiques (dimanche 18 juin, 15h00-17h00).
Dana Nigro, rédactrice en chef adjointe du magazine Wine Spectator, animera les débats. Les spécialistes feront un point scientifique complet sur l’état actuel du changement climatique, le contenu de l’accord de Paris et autres initiatives intergouvernementales. Les vignerons aborderont les défis auxquels ils doivent faire face et les solutions qu’ils ont mises en place.


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Senior editor of Wine Spectator and managing editor of WineSpectator.com, has been with the publication since 1998. From 1999 through early 2006, she was responsible for global news coverage for both the magazine and the website. Currently Wine Spectator's specialist in environmental issues, she wrote "Wine Goes Green," the magazine's first cover story on the industry's sustainability movement, in 2007, and covers topics such as climate change, sustainable viticulture, energy-efficient wineries, water conservation, eco-friendly and fair trade certifications, and alternative closures and packaging.

Harvard University professor of environmental science and policy, is a leading international expert on energy and climate change. From January 2009 to January 2017, he served as President Barack Obama’s science advisor and director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, addressing climate-change science and policy—including the U.S. stance on the Paris Accords—among many other topics. He has been studying and writing about climate change since 1970 and is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Science, the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society of London.

President of Bodegas Torres. One of Spain’s most influential and innovative wineries, is an internationally recognized leader in efforts to reduce winery carbon emissions and educate the wine industry about climate change. In 1962, he joined his family's Penedès-based company, which now includes estates throughout Spain's key regions, as well as in Chile and California. He initiated the Torres & Earth program, which aims to reduce the company's CO2 emissions by 30 percent per bottle from 2008 to 2020, researches the effect of the changing climate on grapevines and experiments with new ways to deal with the impact.

Fifth generation of her family to own and manage Barbaresco's renowned Gaja winery and the second generation to run Gaja Family Wine Estates, with Ca' Marcanda in Bolgheri and Pieve Santa Restituta in Montalcino. The family is also starting a joint venture on Sicily's Mount Etna. Gaia is involved in every aspect of her family’s business and travels often as the winery’s international brand ambassador. With their reputation as innovators in Italy, the Gajas have turned their attention to studying ways to mitigate the effects of climate change in their vineyards in Piedmont and Tuscany.

Proprietor of acclaimed Napa Valley Cabernet producer HALL Wines—a leader in energy efficiency with one of the world’s only LEED Gold-certified wineries and Gold-certified tasting rooms—and WALT Wines, which produces vineyard-designated Pinot Noir from top sites along the Pacific Coast. Involved in the California wine industry since her family first purchased a vineyard in the 1970s, she has had a distinguished career as a businesswoman, attorney and community activist. Hall served as the U.S. Ambassador to Austria from 1997 to 2001, and in 2001 was appointed to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for International Trade.