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IVES 9 IVES Conference Series 9 GiESCO 9 GiESCO 2023 9 Projected impacts of climate change on viticulture over France wine-regions using downscalled CMIP6 multi-model data

Projected impacts of climate change on viticulture over France wine-regions using downscalled CMIP6 multi-model data


Winegrape is a crop for which the quality and the identity of the final product depends strongly on the climatic conditions of the year. By impacting production systems and the way in which wines are developed, climate change represents a major challenge for the wine industry (Ollat et al., 2021). 

Assessing major changes in the vineyard expected in the future is a highly uncertain exercise, as many factors might affect grapevine growth, cropping conditions and plant diseases. Most studies considering climate change impact focus on grapevine response to temperature and rainfall, either considering change in phenological timing (e.g. García de Cortázar-Atauri, 2017). Only few studies consider changes in phenological timing and climate conditions between key phenological stages (e.g. Sgubin et al., 2022). However, these studies do not account for each region specific training system and cultivar might be different, hence affecting grapevine phenology and water status.  


Publication date: June 15, 2023

Issue: GiESCO 2023

Type: Article


Sébastien ZITO1,2,*, Julien PERGAUD3, Yves RICHARD3, Thierry CASTEL3, Renan LEROUX4, Iñaki GARCIA DE CORTAZAR-ATAURI4, Hervé QUENOL5, Benjamin BOIS3,6

1UMR 1287 Ecophysiologie et Génomique Fonctionnelle de la Vigne – INRAe, ISVV, 210, chemin de Leysotte, 33882 Villenave d’Ornon, France
2Service Recherche & Développement, Maison Hennessy, rue de la Richonne, 16101 Cognac, France
3Biogéosciences UMR 6282 CNRS uB, Université Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, 6 Boulevard Gabriel, 21000 Dijon, France
4INRAE, US AgroClim, 84914, Avignon, France
5UMR6554 LETG-Rennes, Université Rennes 2, Place du Recteur Henri Le Moal, 35043 Rennes Cedex
6IUVV, Université Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, 2 rue Claude Ladrey, 21000 Dijon, France

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climate change, phenology, France wine-region, bioclimatic indices


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