The scientific coordinator of the project is the Associate Professor of the Faculty of Agriculture of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Stefanos Koundouras. The two-year project "Graperoutes" has three thematic sub-projects, which will deal with the genetics of the vine (coordinator: CERTH - INEV - Dr. Anagnostis Argyriou), the chemical organoleptic characterization of varieties-biosynthetic pathways-vinification (Agricultural University of Athens - Prof. George Kotseridis) and plant protection-microbiome (coordinator of the Agricultural University of Athens - Prof. Ioannis Vontas).
Born in Thessaloniki in 1970. He holds a degree in Agriculture (Plant Production) from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, a degree in Oenology (DNO), a postgraduate degree (DEA) and a doctorate in Viticulture from Victor Segalen Bordau University (France).
Today he serves as an Associate Professor in the Viticulture Laboratory of the Faculty of Agriculture of AUTh. while he was a visiting professor at the Alexandreio Technological Institute of Thessaloniki and at the School of Agricultural Sciences of the University of Thessaly. He has published more than 80 papers in international journals and proceedings of international conferences and is a member of the editorial board (associate editor) in the international scientific journal OEno-One (ISSN 2494-1271).
He has given numerous speeches and seminars in Greece, Cyprus, France, USA, Argentina and Spain and organized in Thessaloniki the 21st world viticulture conference GiESCO 2019. He is the scientific secretary of the expert group "Innovations in viticulture" Viticulture Committee of the International Viticulture and Wine Organization (OIV, Paris) and member of the Board of IVES (International Viticulture and Enology Society).
His research interests include, among others, the ecophysiology of grape, the effects of the natural environment and viticultural techniques on the quality characteristics ofgrape, precision viticulture and the effect of climate change on viticulture.
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