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April 26, 2018



¡¡¡Nos vemos el próximo año!!!

Thank you

see you next year!!!


Ci vediamo l'anno prossimo

Greetings & Welcome


The CERVIM (Center for Research, Study, Safeguarding, Coordination and Valorisation of Mountain Viticulture), the Canary Islands, Cabildo de Tenerife and the City of La Laguna and the scientific collaboration of CREA (Council of Agriculture Research and Analysis Agrarian economy).



VI Congress in Canary Islands


Heroic viticulture wine grape tours through sustainability and quality.


Day 01 full schedule

April 26, 2018



Authorities welcome

Introductory reports by: Domingo Rios – Cabildo de Tenerife Diego Tomasi – President of Scientific Committee of Cervim José Luis Gonzalez – ICCA Canarias

Coffee break

SESSION 1 - Mechanization and precision viticulture for steep slope vineyard

Session President: Mathias Scheidweiler - Hochschule GEISENHEIM University (Germany) Keynote Speech by Eugenio Cavallo – Imamoter (Italy) 5 talks

Mathias Scheidweiler

Buffet lunch

SESSION 2 - Examples of heroic viticulture and their sustainability and identitary landscape elements

Session President: Joel Rochard – IFVV (France) Keynote Speech by Juan Manuel Palerm – President of Uniscape (Spain) 5 talks

Joel Rochard

Coffee Break

SESSION 3 Oenology practices for heroic viticulture valorisation

Session President: (Portugal or Maria Hontoria) Keynote Speech by Vincenzo Gerbi – University of Torino (Italy) 5 talks

Gala Dinner

Restaurant La Laguna Gran Hotel

Day 02 full schedule

April 27, 2018



SESSION 4 - The biodiversity value of wine in the heroic viticulture

Session President: Olivier Viret – SAVI Canton Vaud (Swizerland) Keynote Speech by Vicente Sotes – University of Madrid (Spain) 5 talks

Coffee Break

Round table

Moderator: José Manuel Silva Rodriguez – Vice President of Scientific Committee of Cervim Participants: Phil Hogan or his delegate – European Agricultural Commissioner Isabel Garcia Tejerina or her delegate - Minister of Agriculture of Spain Paolo De Castro – Vice President Agriculture Commission European Parliament Narvay Quintero Castañeda – Minister of Agriculture Government of the Canary Islands Manuel de Noveas Cabral – President of Istituto do Vinho do Douro e Porto

Conclusions and closure by

Roberto Gaudio, President of Cervim ** José Flores, Director of ICCA

Buffet lunch

Technical visit

15.30 Departure from La Laguna Gran Hotel Visit to Taganana Vineyards Ascent to the Parque Rural de Anaga and visit to the Bodega Balcon de La Laguna

Day 03 full schedule

April 28, 2018


Technical visit

Departure from La Laguna Gran Hotel Visit to the vineyards, with the "Cordón Trenzado" breeding system, in the Valle del Orotava and visit to the Bodega La Haya Ascent to the Parque Nacional del Teide with coffee break. Departure in the South direction for Trevejos area, with visit to the vineyards at 1,300m asl Visit and lunch at the Bodega Reverón

Return to La Laguna

Night and dinner free

Day 04 full schedule

April 29, 2018


Tour in Lanzarote **CANCELED***

Post Conference tour in Lanzarote (the program will be available next week the cost is not included in the registration fee)


Scientific Comittee

Main members of the Scientific Committee of Congress.

It is being updated right now.

CERVIM (Center for Research, Study, Safeguarding, Coordination and Valorisation of Mountain Viticulture).

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Q. Where Will The Congress Take Place?

The Fourth International Conference on viticulture in mountain and steep slope, will be held on 26 to 28 April 2018, in the City of San Cristobal de la Laguna, Tenerife - Canary Islands - Spain.

It will be based at the Hotel La Laguna Gran Hotel.

Q. What Is The Official Hotel For The Congress?

Hotel La Laguna Gran Hotel will be the venue where all activities of the Fourth Congress were developed.

Q. How Do I Join Congress?

Official registration is open until April 10, 2018, and can make it through this website or by sending your details to:

Q. What Are The Costs Of Participation?

The registration fee of 180,00 € entitling participation in the entire Congress, technical visits, and meals included in the program and gala dinner. Instead, travel expenses and accommodation are borne by the participants. For students interested in participating to the Congress, the registration fee is set to 100,00 €. The registration fee to participate solely in the work sessions is 80 €.

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Precios Inscripciones

El Congreso se celebrara en el Hotel La Laguna Gran Hotel, de La Laguna, Tenerife, Islas Canarias.

General Registration

180 All Congress

  • Congress participation All
  • Technical visits
  • Meals under the program
  • Gala Dinner - April 26
  • Register

Registration STUDENTS

100 All Congress

Registration Sessions Work

80 All Congress

Hotel - 3 Nights - Bed & Breakfast

Limited rooms

276 All Congress

  • Room DUI
  • Breakfast included
  • Wifi included
  • + 7.00 Igic. Not included
  • Book your room
General conditions

Registration Form

Registration Form and overall conditions.

Registration Form

Headquarters Hotel - La Laguna Gran Hotel - Location:

Information Register

Organization / Secretariat Registration

+34 676 188 039

Meet La Laguna - TENERIFE

Knowing The Canary Islands

Still you do not know the Canary Islands?
The Canary Islands are 7 islands in the Atlantic Ocean where the sun shines all year. Here the temperatures are very mild: the average winter temperature is 19 ° C and 23 ° C in summer. When walking along the beaches or you miss their breathtaking scenery, you will feel routine and your worries disappear. Whether you are looking for adventure and tranquility or comfort, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro are guarantee an invigorating experience.


Where To Stay


La Laguna Gran Hotel

From 91.90 € Night Visit Web

Hotel Nivaria

From 90 € NIght Visit Web

Hotel Aguere

From 80 € Night Visit Web
San Agustin

Hotel MC San Agustin

From 135 € Night Visit Web
Official organizations


Official agencies and sponsors VI International Congress on Mountain Viticulture and steep. 26-28 April 2018. La Laguna - Tenerife - Canary Islands.



The CERVIM is an international organization established in 1987 under the will of the OIV, the International Office of Vine and Wine, today International Organization of Vine and Wine.

Center regions and regional, national and international organizations working for the enhancement and safeguarding of mountain viticulture are associated.

The center, regulated by the Law of the Autonomous Region of Valle d'Aosta n. 7 of 18 August 2004, is located in the Valle d'Aosta. Since its foundation guarantees the interests of mountain viticulture and steep conducting studies, searches and conferences and participating in all institutional sector headquarters and discussed matters relating to viticulture.

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