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Alain Deloire obtained his PhD from the University of Montpellier II, France in 1982 and a DSc from the University of Montpellier I, France in 1998.
He worked for ten years as a researcher and team leader in Viticulture at Moët & Chandon
in Champagne, France.
For the past 14 years, he has been a professor in grapevine and fruit ecophysiology at L'Institut Agro in Montpellier, France,
where he returned as a Professor
in Viticulture/grapevine physiology
in November 2016 (www.montpellier-supagro.fr) after working overseas for eight years.
Alain also worked as a Professor in Viticulture at Stellenbosch University
(Department of Viticulture and Oenology) from 2009 to 2012 and was head of the department from 2011 to 2012.
From January 2013 to September 2016, Alain served as the Director at the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (Charles Sturt University
, Wagga Wagga, Australia). He also served as acting Director, Research (Research Office, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga) from February to November 2015. Alain was nominated as an Adjunct Research Professor at CSU from 2017 to 2022.
Alain has invented two patents, published/co-published more than 250 papers in industry and peer-reviewed journals (including book chapters), and co-authored three books on grapevine physiology and terroir.
He was nominated as one of the 20 most influential persons in the French wine sector in 2019 (vitisphere.com).
In addition to his academic and research work, Dr. Alain Deloire is also an international consultant in viticulture.