Viticulture Extension

Head of Research Group



Research Topic


Vine Breeding for a Sustainable Viticulture Sector

To create new interspecific varieties (mainly red) that have a good level of resistance to fungal diseases (downy mildew, oïdium and botrytis) as well as a good oenological potential.

Adaptation vigne

Adaptation of Grapevines to Abiotic Stresses, Physiology and Canopy- Management Systems

To study the influence of wine water status on the various grape varieties, particularly their physiological characteristics and the grape- and wine quality.


Improving the Quality of Swiss Wine and Oenological Techniques

To develop techniques that will enable a type of wine to be created that is at the same time of recognized quality and high nutritive characteristics (natural antioxidants).