Prof. Pierre-Louis Teissedre, PhD

Enologist from the Pharmacy Faculty of Montpellier in 1989 and Doctor of the University Montpellier 1, he was in 1993 and 1994 Doctor associate of the University of California, Davis – USA in the department of Enology and Viticulture. Pierre-Louis TEISSEDRE is Full Professor in the Institute of Vines and Wines Sciences (ISVV) of the University of Bordeaux and was Adjunct Director of the UMR 1219 Œnologie INRA (Mixed Research Unit) with the responsibility of the Oenopro Group; actually he is directing the applied Chemistry Laboratory of the USC 1366 Oenologie. Pierre-Louis TEISSEDRE is expert in the group of Technology and is the Scientific Secretary of the Commission «Safety and Health» of the International Wines and Vines Organization (OIV).  He is the Director of Oenoviti international network (55 partners) and Head of the National Oenologist Diploma, Master Erasmus Mundus Wintour as well as Foreign Office in ISVV. He is Rector of the French National Oenologist Union and specialized in the research field of grapes and wines phenolic compounds: qualitative, sensorial and physiological, analytical chemistry of grape and wine, wine quality during winemaking and ageing, food safety (contaminants) and health in the science of oenology. He developed a lot of scientific collaborations at industrial and academic levels. He is author of more than 300 publications and communications in international journals with peer reviews and is co-inventor of 11 patents.

Research Topics: Grapes and wine winemaking and quality, Processing aids and additives in Oenology, Nutrition and Analytical Chemistry in Oenology, Sensorial aspects of tannins, Food Safety, Physiological effects on Human Health of phenolics and minerals compounds from wines, grapes and fruits.

Teaching topics: Wine quality, Tasting, Composition and winemaking (Grapes-Wines) - Special Winemaking, Derivates and sub-products of grapes and wines, Analytical chemistry of musts and wines, Food Safety, Wine and Health, Polyphenols, Wine ageing.


Université de Bordeaux, Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin - EA4577- USC 1366 Oenologie,
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