PORTUGUESE, OF COURSE! Competitiveness - Defining and delivering the Portuguese wines consumers will want to buy.
TOUGHER THAN EVER! Sustainability - Designing and delivering a resilient Portuguese vine and wine system.
On October 26th, the “Synergy Day: Robotics and IoT for Vineyards” took place, organized by INESC TEC, InovTechaAgro, Sogrape, and ADVID/CoLAB VINES&WINES.
With approximately 80 participants and national and international experts, the event occurred at the Douro Museum in Peso da Régua. It also featured demonstration sessions at Quinta do Seixo in Valença do Douro.
On October 18, ADVID/CoLAB VINES&WINES welcomed students from the “International Land and Water Management” bachelor’s program at Wageningen University in the Netherlands for a visit to the Douro region.
This annual trip aimed to acquaint students with different agricultural realities in other countries, with a special focus on the Demarcated Douro Region. The activities included a classroom presentation, visits to the facilities of ADVID/CoLAB VINES&WINES, and a tour of Quinta do Seixo (Sogrape), where they explored the existing biodiversity route and sampled wines from the region.
ADVID/CoLAB VINES&WINES participated, through Nelson Machado and António Pinto, in the 1st Annual Meeting of #DigiFarm2all, which took place on October 17th.
This meeting allowed for, in addition to the status update on project progress, a deep reflection on fieldwork and the capacity-building and knowledge dissemination activities to be carried out in 2024!
🍇 ADVID/CoLAB VINES&WINES, represented by Nelson Machado, participated in 𝗙𝗼𝗼𝗱𝗛𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝗟𝗶𝘀𝗯𝗼𝗻 #𝟯 | From Grape to Glass… or Can: Next Wave in Wine Tech, which aimed to present innovative solutions for the vineyard and wine sector.
The event took place on October 10th and also featured the participation of António Graça, Head of Research and Development at Sogrape, and Gregoire Letort, Co-Founder of Xinomavro Ventures. 🍷
🌍🌿 ADVID/CoLAB VINES&WINES, represented by Nelson Machado, participated in a lecture hosted by the Agrupamento de Escolas Miguel Torga, where the topic of climate change and its impact on viticulture was addressed, along with the work being done to adapt to these changes.
The event took place on October 3rd as part of a visit by teachers from Spain, Turkey, and Poland involved in the Erasmus+ program, with the presence of students and teachers from the organizing institution. 🍃🍷