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Lines of Research

 Wine metabolomics


 Effect of plant protection products on the winemaking process


 Influence of viticultural and oenological factors on sensorial characteristics of wine


 Basic Research on sensorial wine evaluation


 Study of the main factors of preference and acceptance of wines by consumers


 Agricultural economy and politics/ international commerce


 Marketing and demand analysis for food products


 Rural development and changes in the use of agricultural land


 Internationality and orientation of organic wine: marketing strategies and development of synergies


 The positioning of wines with appellation of origin in regional, national and international area


 Effect of environmental stress on vine physiology


 Climate change in viticulture


 Effect of communication actions on the perception of brands


 Development of marketing strategies focused to image change of Spanish wine in the international market


 Revaluation of oenological sub-products


 New fining and stabilization products for wine


 Influence of production operations on the performance and quality of the grape


 Influence of the pruning and the type of graft on vine development, longevity and prevalence of wood deseases


 Models setting of vine performance and quality


 Precision viticulture. Measurement viticulture.


 Recovery and study of minority varieties. Evaluation of intra-varietal variability.


PhD Programmes

This Master gives access to Doctoral studies. It provides a good training for the following Doctoral Programmes: