The Erasmus Mundus Wintour program is formed by a consortium of three leader institutions for oenological and tourism higher education training, coordinated by Rovira i Virgili Universtiy. Click below for further information about the three universities of the WINTOUR Consortium.
The WINTOUR master has a general coordinator and local coordinators at each university.
Gemma Beltran (URV). General Coordinator
European PhD on Oenology at URV (2005). Postdoctoral Positions at the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA) of Toulouse (France, 1 year), and the University of Göteborg (Sweden, 2 years). Assistant Professor at Universitat Rovira i Virgili (since 2008). Researcher in Wine Biotechnology Group (URV, Spain). Coordinator of French Spanish-Master in Oenology (since 2011), coordinator of the MSc on Alcoholic Beverages (since 2014), and the Specialization Courses on Brewing (since 2014) and on Sparkling Wine Production (Since 2015). Participation on the European Projects AMPKIN (FP6), WILDWINE (FP7) and WineSys (FP7). Tutor of Master and PhD Thesis; PI National Grants.
Jorge de Queiroz. Local Coordinator (UP)
Assistant Professor at Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto (Portugal). Researcher in REQUIMTE - LABORATÓRIO ASSOCIADO PARA A QUÍMICA VERDE - TECNOLOGIAS E PROCESSOS LIMPOS, principally involved in Training Systems studies, Mountain Viticulture, Fortified Wines and Wine Tourism. President of the Organization Committee of the "18th International Symposium GiESCO 2013". Director of the Master in Viticulture and Oenology (FCUP). Tutor of PhD and Master Thesis. Experience in coordination of National Projects.
Victor Freitas. Local Coordinator (UP)
Victor Freitas graduated in Chemistry from the Faculty of Science of the University of Porto (FCUP) in the year 1984. Presently he is Full Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (DQB) at the University of Porto. He obtained his PhD in the Faculty of Enology of University of Bordeaux II (France) in 1995. He is a member of the REQUIMTE-LAQV Research Centre where he has been developing an independent area of research involving polyphenol compounds. His professional accolades boast more than 200 original articles published in journals indexed in the Science Citation Index (SCI), several book chapters, numerous invited conferences, running multiple I&DT projects and several supervisions of Master and PhD students.
Pierre-Louis Teissedre. Local Coordinator (UB)
Oenologist (1989), Master (1990) and PhD from the University Montpellier 1 (1993). Full Professor in the ISVV (Institute of Vines and Wines Science) since 2005 and Adjunct Director of the Mixed Research Unit Œnologie (2005-2011). Research group leader of the applied Chemistry Laboratory. Expert in Technology group and Scientific Secretary of the «Safety and Health» Commission of the OIV (1994 to present). PhD Thesis direction (18). Leader of Research National, International and Industrial Projects. Director of the Oenologist National Diploma (since 2007), Coordinator of French Spanish-Master in Oenology (since 2011). Erasmus-Socrates Coordinator (since 2005). Head Coordinator of OENOVITI International network since 2010. Head of IP Erasmus OENOBIO 2014.
Laurence Geny Denis. Local Coordinator (UB)
Doctor of the University Bordeaux in 1997, she is Assistant Professor at the ISVV University Bordeaux since 2000 in the Oenology department (USC oenology). Expert in the group of Viticulture of the International Wines and Vines Organization (OIV) and expert in the High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCERES) to evaluating higher education institutions and programs. Specialized in the research field of biochemestry and ripening processes of grape (phenolic, aromatic and textural harvest). Developed some approachs as microscopic, proteomic, biochimic methods to understand the mechanisms of regulation during grape development.
Salvador Anton. Local Coordinator (URV)
Full Professor of Regional Geographical Analysis at the Rovira i Virgili University, Director of Research at the Science & Technology Park for Tourism and Leisure of Catalonia and Research Scholar at the International Institute of Tourism Studies at the George Washington University in Washington DC. Past visiting researcher at the universities of Exeter and Nottingham (UK) and Rutgers (USA). Invited lecturer at the universities of Paris Est and Angers (FR). Past director/dean of the Tourism and Leisure School/Faculty of Tourism and Geography at the Rovira i Virgili University. His research concentrates on analyzing the evolution of coastal tourist destinations, urban and regional tourism analysis and planning, the development of leisure and theme park and issues concerning ICT and tourism.