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 Speakers: Pierre-Marie Guillaume from Guillaume Nurseries. Antonio Amorim from Corticeira Amorim and Antoine Petit CEO of the CNRS (French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation)
The workshops of this 2018 edition
"The Chinese adventure of LVMH" with Ao Yun and Maxence Dulou
"Wines from Georgia" with Koka Archvadze
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
Additional classical moments
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