Gregory V. Jones will talk about Climate Change and the Viticulture Landscape the first conference day.

He is a research climatologist specializing in the climatology of viticulture, with a focus on how climate variation influences vine growth, wine production and the quality of wine produced. He is director of the Center for Wine Education and is Professor of Environmental Studies at Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon. Previously he served as the Director of the Division of Business, Communication and the Environment atĀ Southern Oregon University in Ashland, OregonĀ and was Professor in the University’s Environmental Science and Policy Program.