Who am I ?


Dr José Vouillamoz is one of the world’s leading authorities on the origin and parentage of grape varieties through DNA profiling. Swiss grape geneticist of international fame, trained with Prof Carole Meredith at the University of California at Davis (USA), he’s the co-author with the two Masters of Wine Jancis Robinson and Julia Harding of the multi-award winning book Wine Grapes (Allen Lane, 2012), the ultimate reference on all the grape varieties that are cultivated in the world. He is also author and co-author of several scientific papers and grape books.

Vouillamoz is a wine educator, a wine lecturer, as well as a member of the Académie Internationale du Vin, of the Académie du Vin de Bordeaux and of the Circle of Wine Writers.

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