"Extreme viticulture: from a cultural
landscape to an economic and environmental sustainability"

12 14, MAY 2022


(New date 12-14 MAY, 2022)

The 7th International Congress of Mountain and Steep Slopes Viticulture will be, in May 2022, the most important opportunity to disseminate and update scientific and technical innovations of viticulture and oenology from Mountain regions.

An initiative of the CERVIM - Center for Research, Environmental Sustainability and Advancement of Mountain Viticulture, on the patronage of the OIV - International Organization of Vine and Wine, and organized by the Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), the Associação para o Desenvolvimento da Viticultura Duriense (ADVID) and Faculdade Ciências da UP, the Congress will include an extensive Scientific program, Sessions and technical visits, Photographic exhibition, Roundtables and an interesting Social program.

Port wine, produced in the world's oldest wine demarcated and controlled region, and the Alto Douro wine region, an UNESCO World Heritage site, give you the warmest welcome!

Conferences and technical sessions

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, in Vila Real, Portugal.

Technical visits

Alto Douro wine Region, Portugal.

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and the support of the National Association of Students of Enology and Viticulture

Scientific Sessions

Theme 1

Maintaining sustainability and landscape in steep slope Vineyards

Theme 2

Mountain and steep slope Vineyards: improving agronomic practices thru new technologies

Theme 3

Quality-enhancing factors for "wines"

Theme 4

Mountain and steep slope Vineyards: people, history, economics and culture

Technical Sessions

Case study 1

Prevention and control of hail damage

Case study 2

Use of drones on Mountain and steep slope Vineyards

Case study 3

The Portuguese program for selection and certification of clonal varieties

Case study 4

New markets for heroic wines


Abstracts should be submitted in the English language in accordance with the following schedule:

Pre-registration      |
until 17th DECEMBER 2021

Submission(a) of abstracts      |
17th DECEMBER 2021

Notification of acceptance      |
31th January 2022

submission final version      |
15th APRIL 2022

Open for registrations(a)      |
1st March 2022

Registration here

Final data for registrations      |
15th April 2022

congress date      |
12, 13, 14 of May 2022

(a) "on line" on this site
(b) "on line" on this site

All the accepted papers will be published in the electronic proceeding of the congress.



Registration fee

Types of registration Regular Student Accompanying persons
Full access to all congress sessions and technical events: X X
Access to the Master class on Port Wine (with Port wine tasting) x x x
Material pack (including certificate);  x x
Technical visit to the Douro (May 14 th); x x
3 buffet lunches and coffee breaks. x
2 buffet lunches and coffee breaks. x
Gala Dinner (May 12th) x x
Visit to Casa Mateus with wine tasting (evening of May 13th) x x
Social/tourist visit (May 14th) x
Fee (euros)
from March 1st to March 31th 230* 30 120*
from April 1st until April 15th 260* 40 140*
* including Gala Dinner


For more information about Douro Wine Region see the following videos (Published by IVDP)

Together we will continue in Douro


The Viticulture


The wine-making



Institutional Partner

I&D Partners

Sponsoring companies

Financed by

The congress joins the celebrations of 20 years of Douro World Heritage


University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro
Quinta de Prados
5001-801 Vila Real, Portugal
Email: viicongresscervim@utad.pt

Local Organizing Committee in UTAD:

Alberto Baptista - ECHS

Vicente Seixas - ECAV

Moutinho Pereira - ECVA

Lia Tânia Dinis - ECAV

Adriana Vicente (ANEEV)

Gaspar Penha (Student)