VDEWS 2018

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Friday 9th of November A.M.
Time part 1 : The past

Speaker: David Lordkipanidze


Time part 2 : The present

Speaker: Jean-Robert Pitte

Friday 9th of November P.M.
How is terroir impacting the taste ?

Speakers: Gabriel Lepousez & Axel Marchal

From the influences of soil, climate and know-how of the winemaker to the mental representation of the concept of terroir : some scientific considerations to better understand how the wine expresses its origin in the glass and in the brain.

Saturday 10th of November A.M.
Time part 3: The future


– Jean Marie Guillaume

– Paolo Lopez

– Antoine Petit

– Olivier Duha

– Enrico Bernardo


Round table with specialists of varial topics: Nursery, Cork, Science, Sommellerie and Consumption.

The workshops of this 2018 edition

– The Chinese adventure of LVMH: Ao Yun with Maxence Dulou

– Wines from Georgia with Koka Archvadze

Prestige tastings of this 2018 edition

Panorama tasting of Cabernet Sauvignon

10 countries, 10 wines

Speaker: Thomas Mauss


Verticale of Dom Pérignon

P1: 2009 – 2008 – 2004 – 2003

P2: 2000 – 1996 – 1995

P3: 1973

Speaker: Richard Geoffroy


Comparative tasting of two Grand Cru from the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

Starter: Vosne-Romanée (PC) 2008

Romanée Saint-Vivant (GC) & Romanée-Conti (GC – Monopole)

2009 – 1999 – 1990 – 1980 – 1971

Farewell: Montrachet (GC) 2003

Speaker: Aubert de Villaine

The additional classical moments of the 2018 edition
  • Open informal tasting of wines from all present producers in the Impero room
  • Cooking lessons with Chef Michele Zambanini
  • Classical Music moments with:
    • Khatia Buniatischvili
    • Maurizio Baglini – Silvia Chiesa
    • Nicolas Dautricourt
  • The great classical cuisine of Chef Michele Zambanini
  • The traditional Paulée of the Thursday evening