Jorge Ricardo da Silva (Portugal)

He studied agro-industries engineering at University of Lisbon, and got a PhD in Sciences Agro-Alimentaires in Ecole National Supèrieure Agronomique de Montpellier. He is professor of Enology at the University of Lisbon, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ULisboa/ISA), Portugal, where he is the responsible of the Msc in Viticulture and Enology. His research is mainly focused on grape and wine phenolics in relation to viticulture practices, grape maturation, vinification and wine ageing. He is member of the Scientific Board of the journals: Ciência Téc. Vitiv.; Mitt. Klosterneuburg; and J. Int. Sci. Vigne Vin. He is also member of the Board of Directors of Portuguese Oenologist Association (APE).