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Stefano Poni

Université de Plaisance



Since 1998 Stefano Poni is full professor of Viticulture at the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Piacenza, Italy. He is also Director of the one-year Master VENIT (Viticulture and ENology: Innovation meets Tradition) and is Coordinator of the Master of Science in Sustainable Viticulture and Enology. He has authored or co-authored over 320 scientific publications, 156 of which edited in international refereed journals. His H-index is currently 40 in the Scopus database. Invited speaker at 52 international congresses, he was awarded with the Perdisa Prize in 1994, the “Enotecnici” Prize in 2004, the Rudolph Hermanns Foundation Prize in 2011. He also won the prize for the best paper published in 2013 in the Viticulture Section of the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture. Associate Editor for the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture since 1 January 2006 and Associate Editor for the Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research since 1 July 2014.