1. 270 Representatives from 22 Countries debate and create a blueprint for the future of the Grenache grape at the world's first Grenache Symposium
    http://www.grenachesymposium.com

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  2. Welcome Remarks

    Walter McKinlay
    Co-host Grenache Symposium
    Producer / Domaine de Mourchon / France

    Nicole Rolet
    Co-host Grenache Symposium
    Producer / Chêne Bleu Wines, Domaine La Verrière / France

    Steven Spurrier
    Contributing Editor - Decanter
    United Kingdom / India

    Michel Bettane
    Wine critic & co-founder - Le Classement des Vins de France guide
    France

    Conference A.

    Viticulture: Grenache vines - Ubiquitous but Uneven?

    Viticulture: Vignes de Grenache - Présentes dans beaucoup de pays mais de qualité inégale?

    Study Group:

    Scientists and viticulture experts specialising in Grenache or able to assess Grenache in an international context
    Scientifiques et experts en viticulture, spécialistes en Grenache sont capable d’évaluer le Grenache dans un contexte international

    Possible Topics
    • History & geography of the grape
    • Varietal characteristics; Clones
    • Impact of climate change
    • Reigning in productivity in favour of quality

    • L’histoire de ce cépage
    • Ses caractéristiques / clones
    • Les conditions idéales d’élevage, géologie, regions
    • Le comportement du Grenache par rapport aux autres pages du vignoble
    • L’impact du changement climatique, réchauffement climatique
    • Réduire la productivité en faveur de la qualité

    Presenter
    Claude Bourguignon
    Terroir and Climate Warming – Micro Biological Analytical Laboratory LAMS
    France

    Panelists

    Dr. Emmanuel Bourguignon - Confirmed
    Terroir and Climate Warming - Micro Biological Analytical Laboratory LAMS
    France

    Lydia Bourguignon
    Terroir and Climate Warming - Micro Biological Analytical Laboratory LAMS
    France

    Dr Isabelle Cutzach-Billard
    Dr en Oenologie – Oenologue Conseil - Laboratoire Rière
    France

    Thomas Dormegnies - Confirmed
    Oenologist - Pépinières Viticoles Merciers
    France

    Prue Henschke
    Viticultural Specialist – Henschke – Eden Valley
    Australia

    Ms Rosa Kruger
    Viticulturist – Anthonij Rupert Wines
    South Africa

    Prof Montse Nadal
    Professor of Oenology – Faculdad de Tarragona
    Spain

    Prof Alain Razungles
    Professor of Oenology – SupAgro Montpellier
    France

    Dr Christophe Riou
    Directeur Scientifique et Technique Vins et Marché
    Institut Français de la Vigne et du Vin Directeur
    France

    Michel Veyrier
    Manager and Founder of Vignobles Investissement
    France

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  3. Conference B.

    Winemaking I: Grenache v. Other Varietals
    Vinification I: Grenache comparé aux Autres Variétés

    Study Group:

    Renowned oenologists & winemakers who work with many grape varieties

    Oenologues et viticulteurs de renom, travaillant avec différents cépages

    Possible Topics
    • How Grenache behaves in the Winery
    • How Grenache behaves in the Winery relative to other grapes
    • Versatility and limitations, joys and frustrations

    • Le comportement du Grenache dans le vignoble
    • Qu’est-ce qui fait la caractéristique du Grenache
    • Versatilité et limites, joies et frustrations

    Presenter

    Peter Schulz
    Producer - Turkey Flat Vineyards – Barossa Valley
    Australia

    Panelists

    Erik Brasher
    Winemaking Director – Owen Roe Winery – Washington State
    United States

    Jean-Pierre Durand
    Producer & Négociant Eleveur - A. Ogier et Fils - Rhône
    France

    Ralph Garcin
    Oenologist & Grenache Specialist – Domaine Paul Jaboulet Aîné - Rhône
    France

    Stephen Henschke
    Producer – Henschke – Eden Valley
    Australia

    Dean Hewitson
    Chief Wine Maker – Hewitson – Barossa Valley
    Australia

    Zelma Long
    Winemaker – Vilafonte (S.Africa) & Consulting Oenologist – France/Israel/US
    United States

    Alessio Planeta
    Producer - Planeta - Sicily
    Italy

    Telmo Rodríguez
    Producer - Compañía de Vinos Telmo Rodríguez
    Spain

    Anthoon Laurent - Confirmed
    Oenologue – Vicard Tonnelleries - Groupe Vicard
    France

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  4. Conference C.

    Winemaking II: Taming the Beast - The Art of Good Grenache
    Vinification II – L’Art du Bon Grenache

    Study Group:
    Renowned Grenache specialists and winemakers
    Spécialistes du Grenache et Viticulteurs de renom

    Possible Topics
    • Bringing out the best behaviour of Grenache in the tank, the barrel, the bottle – Alcohol, yeast and wood management
    • Style & Specialty: i.e. natural/biodynamic/sweet/rosé/old vines

    • Obtenir le meilleur comportement du Grenache dans la cuve, le tonneau et la bouteille
    • Styles et approches / Grenache naturel en biodynamie
    • Les autres facettes du Grenache: doux, rosé, vieux millésimes

    Presenter
    Randall Grahm
    Producer – Bonny Doon Vineyard – Santa Cruz
    United States

    Panelists

    Vincent Avril
    Producer – Clos des Papes – Châteauneuf-du-Pape
    France

    Philippe Cambie
    Oenologist – Wine Consultant – Southern Rhône & Priorat
    France

    Dominik Huber
    Producer - Terroir Al Limit – Priorat
    Spain

    Chester Osborn
    Chief Winemaker and Viticulturalist - d’Arenberg - McLaren Vale
    Australia

    Pierre Perrin (Friday only)
    Winemaker – Perrin et Fils - Château de Beaucastel – Tablas Creek
    France

    Dave Powell
    Founder and Chief Winemaker – Torbreck – Barossa Valley
    Australia

    Marcel Richaud
    Producer- Domaine Richaud – Cairanne
    France

    Norrel Robertson MW - Confirmed
    Consultant Winemaker – Priorat
    Spain

    Christophe Sabon
    Domaine de la Janasse - Châteauneuf-du-Pape
    France

    Eben Sadie
    Producer – The Sadie Family – Terroir Al Limit - Priorat
    Spain / South Africa

    Christian Voeux
    Producer – Château La Nerthe - Châteauneuf-du-Pape
    France

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  5. Conference D.

    Critics & The Press: Grenache in the Eyes of Opinion Makers I

    Critiques & Presse: Le Grenache au point de vue des Leaders d’Opinion I

    Study Group:

    Renowned journalists and wine writers as well as fine wine merchants from established market countries
    Journalistes, écrivains et critiques en vins ainsi que négociants en provenance de pays aux marchés établis

    Possible Topics

    • Grenache’s identity and consumption in established markets, in terms of geography & demographics.
    • What would Grenache have to do to get a bigger share of the limelight?
    • How can Grenache’s identity be better defined for the consumer?

    • Identité et consommation dans les marchés établis en termes géographiques et démographiques
    • Perception par les passionnés et collectionneurs en vins
    • Performance comparée du Grenache en terme de valeur marchande

    Presenter

    Pancho Campo MW
    President of the Wine Academy of Spain Spain

    Panelists

    Tim Atkin MW
    Wine Critic and Writer
    United Kingdom

    Abi Duhr
    Ingénieur diplômé en œnologie and owner of Château Pauqué
    Luxembourg

    Michael Fridjhon
    Wine Writer and Critic
    South Africa

    Yukari Iwashiro
    Wine Writer & Educator
    Japan

    Neal Martin
    Wine Writer – eParker.com
    United Kingdom

    François Mauss
    Président - Fondateur du Grand Jury Européen
    Switzerland

    Charles Metcalfe
    Wine Writer and Co-Chairman IWC
    United Kingdom

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