Since 2017 dr. Oliver Viret has been in charge of Vaud wine growing at the Directorate General of Agriculture, Viticulture and Veterinary Affairs (DGAV) with the Department of Economy, Innovation and Sport (DEIS). He has 25 years of research experience at Agroscope, the Swiss centre for agricultural research in Changins, in the division of plant protection in grape and field crops, viticulture and oenology . Dr. Oliver Viret has been a national expert for OIV for 12 years in the Vine Protection and Genetics expert group and has written books in the box set ‘The Vine’ fungal diseases (volume 1), pests and beneficial insects (volume 2), and viruses and phytoplasmas (volume 3 published this summer). Furthermore, he is a translator of Simonit & Sirch’s books on vine pruning, co-author of the book Roche et Vin, the ‘Oxford companion to wine’ (J. Robinson) and many other books on vines.
Master class: Swiss grapes – Adaptation of the cultivar Chasselas to climate changes and how to face it ? – Mai 2, 2019 – 6:00 pm