Associate partners

International and sustainable network

Associate partners actively participate in the activities of the Vinifera MSc

Since 2007, EMaVE Consortium has the goal to develop synergies with the wine industry.
The Consortium involves associate partners from the academic, private and public sectors.
They are all selected for their excellence in vine and wine sciences.
For instance:
  • Gallo E&J participates in the selection of American applications, organising a one-day seminar each year at its research center in Modesto, California.
  • China Agricultural University and NWAFU (North-West Agricultural and Forestry University) actively participate in the organisation of interview sessions of applicants in China.

Agreement from 2021: Vinifera signs with HES-SO & Ecole de Changins, Switzerland

In the framework of the call 2021, the HES-SO (Haute Ecole Spécialisée de Suisse Occidentale), l’Ecole de Changins and EMaVE have signed one agreement in order to develop one joint diploma.
The Viticulture and Enology Major (VE) of the Master of Science in Life Sciences (MLS) is now offered as a joined diploma between the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland HES-SO and The Vinifera EuroMaster.
The Swiss Students will spend the first year in HES-SO. Their second year will be spent in one of Universities from the Vinifera EuroMaster Consortium.
For Vinifera students, it extends the opportunities of master thesis and summer course, studying the particularities of the Swiss viticulture of altitude in a country with such a large diversity of local grapes.

Partnership 2020: Vinifera signs one agreement with Oregon State University, USA

In September 2020, the College of Agricultural Sciences of Oregon State University and EMaVE have signed one agreement in order to develop their student mobilities.
Every year,  2 US students will be lucky to join the Vinifera programme for one semester in the framework of their studies at OSU. In the same time, 2 M2 Vinifera students will do their master thesis in vine or wine sciences hosted by one OSU research lab at Corvallis, Oregon.

Partnership 2020: Vinifera strengthens its partnership in South Africa

The Erasmus+ Agency has officially recognised with high relevance the creation of the consortium of four partners:
Montpellier SupAgro School (IHEV),
– University of Montpellier (Faculty of Pharmacy),
INRAE (experimental unit of Pech Rouge)
Lallemand company
Our project is to create a sustainable space of cooperation between French and South African higher education and research institutions in the field of vine and wine sciences.

Partnership 2020: Vinifera extends its partnership in Russia

Fanagoria Estate Winery is a 3,400-hectare vineyard property including a nursery, a winery and a corporate cooperage.
It is located in the southern Russian Taman Peninsula.
The company grows a wide arrangement of grape varieties:
  • Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Aligoté, Riesling
  • Saperavi, Tsimlansky Black, Krasnostop Zolotovsky, Sibirkovy 
Presently, the wine and brandy cask depot consists of nearly 5,000 barrels from French, American and Caucasian oak.
The estate produces still, sparkling, late harvest, spirits and grape juices.
Fanagoria has been successfully exporting to China, Germany, Japan and some other markets.
News of batch 2021-22: we are very pleased to host this year Mrs Ekaterina Moroz, supported by Fanagoria Cie. Welcome Kate and thank you Fanagoria for your support as Vinifera associate.
Fanagoria is the perfect place for Vinifera students in order to do an internship, implementing interesting experimentations.

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