French Vine and Wine Institute



As a technical centre governed by the code for research, the task of the French institute of vine and wine is to conduct general studies for the entire vine and wine sector in the areas of plant breeding, viticulture, vinification and the marketing of products.

Areas of expertise

Clonal selection, viticulture agronomy, vineyard protection, wine microbiology and hygiene, winemaking technology, wine and vine equipment, environment

Provision of services and innovation transfer

Technical advice and assistance to businesses

External training offer

Drawing on its world-renowned expertise, the institute offers various courses including:


  • Ampelography / Variety recognition
  • Viticulture and sustainable development
  • The control of environmental impacts relating to pesticide applications
  • The carbon balance in the wine sector
  • The energy performance of viticulture equipment
  • The impact of irrigation on yield quality
  • Wine market knowledge
  • The control of grapevine wood diseases
  • An advanced course in oenology
  • An advanced course in viticulture

Target audience

Wine-growers, cellar technicians, grower associations, traders, cooperatives, Chambers of Agriculture, research and extension centres. Information providers (specialist journalists), teachers


Human resources and external training manager - Frédéric BASLER : 04 66 51 60 39

HR assistant - Isabelle CUCHE : 04 66 80.68.45