IVES annual meeting 2024

The 8th annual meeting of IVES will take place in California, USA from 26 February to 1 March. 

    The annual meeting will be divided into different highlights: 

    • Key figures of OENO One, IVES Technical Reviews and IVES Conference Series and editorial board meetings.
    • General assembly of IVES.
    • Science meeting with cutting-edge presentations focused on technical topics of interest to professionals, specially designed for our private and institutional partners.
    • Visits of universities, technical visits, visits of wineries and wine tastings.


    DAY 1 | Monday 26 February – Visit of the California Polytechnic State University

    12 pm: Visit of the winery and of the research facilities of the California Polytechnic State University.
    (Building 157, Mount bishop road, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo).

    Lunch at Cal Poly.

    3:15 pm: Bus departure to DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Fresno Convention Center (Fresno).

    Approximative time of arrival in Fresno: 6 pm.

    Dinner: free time.

    DAY 2 | Tuesday 27 February – General assembly of IVES
    and meetings at the California State University, Fresno

    (Fresno State Library, 5200 Barton Ave, Fresno, CA 93740)

    8 am: General assembly of IVES*.

    10:30 am: Key figures of the journals and challenges*.

    *Videoconference available.

    Lunch at the California State University, Fresno.

    2 pm: Editorial board meetings.

    4 pm: Visit of the research facilities.

    7 pm: Dinner at Fresno State Winery (2360 E Barstow Ave, Fresno, CA 93711).
    Limited number of participants, upon invitation only.

    Transfer to university and from dinner is not included in the organisation.

    DAY 3 | Wednesday 28 February – Visit of the E & J Gallo Livingston Winery
    and the UC Davis research facilities

    7 am: Bus departure from DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Fresno Convention Center.

    9 am: Visit of the E & J Gallo Livingston Winery.

    Lunch in the bus.

    2 pm: Visit of the UC Davis research facilities (Closed-toe shoes and long pants mandatory).

    4:15 pm: Bus departure from UC Davis to hotels in Napa.

    6:30 pm: Bus departure from Hotel Napa Valley to the Louis M. Martini Winery.

    7 pm: Dinner at the Louis M. Martini Winery. Limited number of participants, upon invitation only.

    10:15 pm: Bus departure to the hotels in Napa.

    DAY 4 | Thursday 29 February – IVES science meeting

    8:30am: IVES Science meeting at the Culinary Institute of America at Copia, Napa (Ecolab Theater and Atrium).

    Session 0
    SESSION 1 | VITICULTURE - chaired by Cornelis van Leeuwen

    – Illuminating vineyard management: Elevating operational efficiency through advanced sensing and data analytics.
    By Luca Brillante, California State University, Fresno, USA.

    – Leveraging the grapevine drought response to increase vineyard sustainability.
    By Silvina Dayer, PhD in Agronomy, Les Sanctuaires du Mirazur-Groupe Mauro Colagreco, Menton, France.

    A climatic classification of the world’s wine regions and winegrape variety concentration
    By German Puga, Wine Economics Research Centre, School of Economics and Public Policy, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia.

    SESSION 2 | ENOLOGY - chaired by Pierre-Louis Teissedre

    OENO One young scientist award ceremony | Which microorganisms contribute to mousy off-flavour in our wines?
    By Pierre Moulis, Université de Bordeaux, INRAE, Bordeaux INP, Bordeaux Sciences Agro, Hochschule Geisenheim University, France.

    – Wine labelling with the list of ingredients: context, consumer’s perception and future challenges.
    By Stéphane La Guerche, General Manager, Œnoppia, Paris, France.

    – Effect of SO2, glutathione and tannins on Cortese white wine oxidative evolution after different oxygen intakes.
    By Silvia Motta, Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l’analisi dell’economia agraria – Centro di Ricerca Viticoltura ed Enologia, Asti, Italy.

    Impact of type of winemaking vessel on the chemical composition and sensory attributes of Sauvignon blanc wines.
    By Mariona H Gil i Cortiella, Universidad Autónoma de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile.

    Lunch sponsored by Silverado Farming Company.
    Venue booking made possible by the sponsorship and logistical support of Napa Valley Vintners.

    4:30 pm: Tasting of IVES partners’ wines.

    6:30 pm: Visit and dinner at Opus One. Limited number of participants, upon invitation only.

    Transfer to and from dinner is not included in the organisation.

    DAY 5 | Friday 1 March – Visit of the Joseph Phelps Vineyards

    9:15 am: Bus departure from Hotel Napa Valley and visit of the Joseph Phelps Vineyards.

    Lunch at Joseph Phelps Vineyard.

    2 pm: Bus departure to Hotel Napa Valley.


    The meeting is organised for our members, partners and editorial board members only.

    To know more about registration possibilities, do not hesitate to contact Julien Dumercq.


    Financial support (or event sponsorships) for this meeting has been provided by: E. & J. Gallo, Silverado Farming, Napa Valley Vintners, Opus One (IVES partners), Bronco Wine Co. and Joseph Phelps Vineyards.


    . Participants are autonomous in arranging their own transfers to and from the airport.

    . 27 February – General assembly and meetings: Transfer to the University is not
    included in the organization.

    . 27 February – Dinner at Fresno State Winery: Transfer from dinner is not
    included in the organization.

    . 28 February – Dinner at Louis M. Martini Winery: bus transportation included.

    29 February – Dinner at Opus One: Transfer to and from dinner is not
    included in the organization.

    – MEALS –

    Most meals will be offered by IVES, thanks to the sponsors (see details on the document at the top of the page).


    . Participants (except speakers) are autonomous in booking their hotels (see suggestions below, no negociated fares).

    Nights City Hotels
    25 February San Luis Obispo Quality Suites Downtown
    La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham
    Apple Farm Inn
    Peach Tree Inn
    26 and 27 February Fresno DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
    28, 29 February and 1 March Napa Hilton Embassy Suites
    Napa Valley Hotel & Suites
    Hotel Napa Valley
    Mention IVES to get a 10% negotiated fare
    Cedar Gables Inn


    We are glad to announce that for the 2024 Annual Meeting IVES contributes exceptionally up to a maximum of 400 € for travel and accommodation expenses for the members of the editorial boards of the journals. The original receipts are required for the reimbursement. For the speakers, all expenses are covered.


    UTAD & Sogrape – Portugal

    Château Brane Cantenac – France

    Remote meeting