XIII International Terroir Congress

We have pleasure in announcing that the XIIIth International Terroir Congress will be held from Sunday 15th November to Friday 20th of November 2020 in Adelaide, Australia. Previous successful congresses have been hosted in France, Italy, Spain, South Africa, Switzerland, Hungary and the United States of America.

Since 1996, this biennial event allows the scientific community to meet and discuss the latest results of research on the concept of ‘terroir’. The Meeting will cover the main fields in viticultural, wine and sensory research and innovation focusing on the; components of terroir, impact of a changing climate, preservation of our genetic diversity, and consumer perceptions of terroir. A comprehensive program is proposed and will feature international and national experts who will cover all concepts related to ‘terroir’, including several technical visits to wine regions surrounding Adelaide. These visits will offer the opportunity for delegates to see some of the diverse soil, climate, topography and management conditions that have led to a variety of terroirs and wine styles from these wine regions.

On behalf of the Organising Committee, we invite you to participate in the XIIIth International Terroir Congress and we thank you in advance for sharing the news.

Full details about the Congress will be updated on this site in due course.

We look forward to welcoming you in Adelaide.

International Terroir Congress
Organising Committee

Cassandra Collins, Convenor

Cassandra Collins, Convenor

On behalf of the XIIIth International Terroir Congress Organising Committee

Important Dates

Save the Date August 2019
Call for Abstracts Opens November 2019
Registration Opens February 2020
Abstracts Cut-off Date 31st March 2020
Authors Notified Late April 2020
Full Papers Due Late July 2020
Early Bird Registration Closes Friday 25th September 2020

Congress Secretariat

PO Box 764, Mitcham SA 5062
32 The Strand, Colonel Light Gardens SA 5041
T 08 82177 2215 M 0411 439 410
E Lara@themeetingpeople.com.au
Lara Malcolm, Congress Secretariat, The Meeting People


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