Root Origin Soil 2024

Root Origin Soil 2024

Anatolian Heritage Grapes Conference III

Since 2019, the third of our conferences on the topic of Anatolia’s Heritage Grapes will continue in 2024 with the aim of combining viticulture, wine, our native grapes, historical flow, and interdisciplinary studies.

Sabiha Apaydın Gönenli

Founder of Root Origin Soil - Wine Expert and Educator

Jancis Robinson

MW, FT Columnist and Wine Book Author

Dr. Yiannis Paraskevopoulos

Co Founder, GAIA Wines

Gürsel Tonbul

Founder of Değirmen Organic Farm

Sibel Kutman Oral

Doluca A.Ş Member of the Board of Directors

Cevza Başman

Kavaklıdere A.Ş Marketing Director / Member of the Board of Directors

Ozan Diren

Dimes A.Ş CEO / ITU, Industrial Engineer

Enis Güner

Sevilen Wines A.Ş Member of the Board of Directors

Gözdem Gürbüzatik

Fern Kolektif A.Ş Founder

Göknur Gündoğan

PhD, Wine Expert, Author, Educator

Özge Kaymaz Özkan

Mey Diageo Kayra Wines Head Winemaker

Sanem Karadeniz

Kavaklıdere Chief Winemaker

Semril Zorlu

DNO (Diplome National d'Oenologue), Consultant

Fulya Akıncı Hernandez

Enologist, Consultant, Heraki Wines Co-founder

Umay Çeviker

Architect – Old Vine Turkey Regional Ambassadors, Member of Slow Wine Coalition

Doç. Dr. Hande Tahmaz Karaman

Assistant Professor - Faculty of Agriculture, Ankara University

Levon Bağış

Wine Expert, Foxy Co-owner

Hayri Arpa

Founder, Kuzeybağ

Mir Mehmet Fırat Doğan

Xalta Ezidi Royal Family Emirate

Hakan Hece

Mey-Diageo, Kayra Wines Senior Vineyards Specialist

Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Karataş

Faculty of Agriculture, Dicle University

Ayça Çiğdem Budak

IWSA – International Wine and Spirits Academy Manager, WSET Turkiye Educator

Nebiye Kaya

Head Sommelier - The Peninsula Hotels Istanbul

Süleyman Şen

Head Sommelier - Sunset Grill Bar

Seray Kumbasar

Wine Director, Co-owner Urla Vino Locale Restaurant

Niso Adato

Owner – Şans Restaurant İstanbul

Koray Özcan

Technical Quality and Innovation Manager, Mey-Diageo

Murat Üner

Winemaker, Kayra Wines Production Manager

Time

Program

Title

Speakers


09.30

Registration


10.00

Gathering

Breakfast & Coffee


10.50

Opening

Root Origin Soil

Sabiha Apaydın
Founder, Root Origin Soil


11.00

Panel

Being a Winemaker in Turkey

Moderator: Göknur Gündoğan

Semril Zorlu

Özge Kaymaz

Fulya Akıncı Hernandez

Sanem Karadeniz


11.50

Academic Research

Clone Selection and Vineyard Collection Practices for Boğazkere and Öküzgözü Grape Varieties

Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Karataş

Faculty of Agriculture, Dicle University


12.20

Q&A

From Past to Future in Viticulture: The Role and Contribution of the Third Generation in Wine Production

Questions: Gözdem Gürbüzatik

Cevza Başman – Kavaklıdere

Enis Güner – Sevilen


12.40

Panel

The Nuances of the Sommelier Profession and Its Impact on the Restaurant and Consumer

Moderator: Ayça Budak – IWSA – International Wine and Spirits Academy Manager, WSET Turkiye Educator

Niso Adato – Şans Restaurant

Seray Kumbasar – Vino Lokale

Süleyman Şen – Sunset Restaurant

Nebiye Kaya – The Peninsula İstanbul


13.25

Lunch Break


14.15

Keynote Speech

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Jancis Robinson

MW


15.05

Research

The Precarious Existence of Anatolian Old Vines

Heritage Vines of Türkiye

Gözdem Gürbüzatik

Sabiha Apaydın Gönenli

Levon Bağış

Umay Çeviker


15.25

Q&A

From Past to Future in Viticulture: The Role and Contribution of the Third Generation in Wine Production

Questions: Gözdem Gürbüzatik

Sibel Kutman - Doluca

Ozan Diren – Diren Wines


15.45

Talk

Organic Farming and Viticulture

Gürsel Tonbul

Founder of Değirmen Organic Farm


16.05

Panel

Guardians of Legacy, Sustaining Old Vines

Moderator: Levon Bağış

Hayri Arpa - Kuzeybağ

Hakan Hece - Kayra Wines

Fırat Doğan – Xalta


16.35

Coffee Break


17.05

Q&A

Anatolian Grapes’ DNA Profiles and Comparison with Western Databases

Questions: Umay Çeviker

Hande Tahmaz Karaman - Assistant Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, Ankara University


17.25

Talk

“Santorini Terroir - A Unique Case”

Dr. Yiannis Paraskevopoulos

GAIA wines


17.50

Panel

The Intersecting Path of “Turkey’s Only Geographically Indicated Drink” Through Grapes and Vineyards

Questions: Gözdem Gürbüzatik

Koray Özcan – Technical Quality and Innovation Manager, Mey–Diageo

Murat Üner – Winemaker, Kayra Wines Production Manager


Closing

Deep thanks for your support.

Kübra Şen

Hafize Gül

Kübra İşçi


Root Origin Soil 2019

Root Origin Soil 2019

Anatolian Heritage Grapes Conference

Simply stating that we are in the homeland of wine and grapes is not enough. Preserving this reputation may be possible by also protecting our native grape varieties.

Sabiha Apaydın Gönenli

Founder of Root Origin Soil - Wine expert and Educator

Dr . Ahmet Uhri

Archaeologist, Food Engineer, Instructor Department of Archeology at Dokuz Eylül University

Dr. Jose Vouillamoz

Biologist and Grapevine Specialist

Cemre Narin

Editor & Cookbook Author, Vouque Turkey, W50BestRestaurants, Ruhun Doysun

Merve Atılgan

Illustrator Label Design for Urla Discover Wine

Pınar Yeğin

Designer - "rumi-su" Label Design for Ararat Wine

İrem Çamlıca

Graphic Arts and Designer Label Design for Chamlija Wine

Tülin Bozüyük

Wine Expert & Ceramic Artist "Touline Ceramics"

Marko Kovac

entrepreneur

Udo Hirsch

Gelveri Wine – Co Founder, Winemaker

Daniel O’Donnel

Consultant Winemaker

Marco Monchiero

Oenologist - Consultant Winemaker

Umay Çeviker

Architect – Old Vine Turkey Regional Ambassadors, Member of Slow Wine Coalition

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Altındişli

Ege University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture, Head of Viticulture Department and Scientific Secretary of the Viticulture Commission of the International Viticulture and Winery Organization

Prof. Dr. Turgut Cabaroğlu

Çukurova Univeristy Department of Food Engineering

Dr . Özlem Altındişli

Entomologist - Bornova Plant Protection Research Institute, Plant Pests Department, Specialist Researcher in Vineyard Pests Unit

Dr. Cengiz Özer

Tekirdag Viticulture Research Institute Manager - Preservation and Appreciation of Grapevine Genetic Resources of Anatolia

MW Yiannis Karakasis

Master of Wine

Levon Bağış

Wine Consultant & Educator

Burak Özkan

Likya Wines

Mustafa Çamlıca

Chamlija

Seyit Karagözoğlu

Paşaeli

Ayda Kargılı Kalelioğlu

Vinaida

Time

Program

Title

Speakers


13.00

Opening

Root Origin Soil

Sabiha Apaydın
Founder, Root Origin Soil


13.10

Talk

Historical Journey of Grapes and Wines

Dr. Ahmet Uhri


13.40

Talk

Grapevine Domestication: Why, Where and When?

José Vouillamoz


14.15

Panel

Label Designs of the Wine Bottles

Cemre Narin, Moderator

Merve Atılgan

Pınar Yeğin

İrem Çamlıca

Tülin Bozüyük


14.45

Coffee Break


15.05

Talk

Natural Wines Are Not A Trend

Marco Kovac


15.25

Talk

Small But Natural

Udo Hirsh


15.55

Talk

Potential of Native Grapes

Dalien O'Donnell


16.15

Talk

Kalecik Karası from Kalecik

Marco Moncheiro


16.35

Panel

Academia

Umay Çeviker, Moderatör

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Altındişli

Prof. Dr. Turgut Cabaroğlu

Dr. Özlem Altındişli

Dr. Cengiz Özer


17.00

Kahve Arası


17.20

Talk

Greek Varieties on The Rise

MW Yiannis Karakasis


17.50

Panel

Turkish Wine Producers

Levon Bağış, Moderatör

Reşit Soley, Corvus

Burak Özkan, Likya

Mustafa Çamlıca, Chamlıja

Oluş Molu, Vinolus

Ayda Kargılı Kalelioğlu, Vinaida

Seyit Karagözoğlu, Paşaeli


18.25

Closing

Depp thanks for your support.

Hafize Gül

Gizem Kürekol


Root Origin Soil 2022

Root Origin Soil 2022

Anatolian Heritage Grapes Conference II

Miras dediğimizde de Anadolu’nun bize bıraktığı bunca zenginlik içerisinde her şeye rağmen bugün de varlığını sürdürüyor olan üzüm ve bağcılık konusunun önemini sürekli vurgulamak gerekiyor.

Sabiha Apaydın Gönenli

Founder of Root Origin Soil - Wine Expert and Educator

Sarah Abbott

Master of Wine

Mateja Gravner

Gravner Wines - Communications and Marketing

Uğur Gürses

Economist - Journalist

Maddalena Schiavone

Slow Wine Coalition Director

Prof. Dr. Elman Bahar

Namık Kemal University Faculty of Agriculture Department of Horticulture

Dr. Mark Soileau

Independent Scholar

Udo Hirsch

Gelveri Wine – Co Founder, Winemaker

Mehmet Gürs

Chef and Entrepreneur

Cemre Torun

Food writer, culinary consultant

Dr. Fatma Eraslan

Agricultural Engineer – Founder Farmi Agriculture Company

Gözdem Gürbüzatik

Founder - Fern Collective, Innovation, Strategy, Food & Alcoholic Beverages

Umay Çeviker

Architect – Old Vine Turkey Regional Ambassadors, Member of Slow Wine Coalition

Levon Bağış

Wine Expert and Instructor, Foxy Wine Bar Co-Founder, Yaban Collective Co-Founder

Sibel Kutman Oral

Doluca Wine - Board Member

Levent Kömür

Mey|Diageo Turkey General Manager

Ali Başman

Kavaklıdere Wines - Board Chairman

Selda Tokat

Pamukkale Wine - Board Member

Tamer Uysal M.Sc

Agricultural Engineer, Msc Tekirdağ Viticulture Research Institute

Işık Gülçubuk M.Sc

Winemaker

Markus Ürek PhD

Midin Wines

Fatma Yiğit

Tafali Wines Co-Founder

Çağlar Bozçağa

Neferiye Wines - Founder

Safiye Arifağaoğlu

Mesashuna Wines

Günay Yurdakul

Çamlıbağ Wines - Winemaker

Time

Program

Title

Speakers


10.00

Registration

Coffee & Snacks


10.45

Opening

Root Origin Soil

Sabiha Apaydın
Founder, Root Origin Soil


10.50

Talk

Viticulture Conditions in Thrace Region

Prof. Dr. Elman Bahar


11.15

Panel

Economics of Wine;
What to Do in Export?

Uğur Gürses, Moderator

Sibel Kutman, Doluca

Seda Tokat, Pamukkale

Levent Kömür, Mey&Diageo

Ali Başman, Kavaklıdere


12.00

Talk

Making Suryani Wine:

History, Identity and Authenticity

Marc Soileau


12.25

Lunch Break

Food prepared by the Culinary Arts Academy MSA

KRONOTROP Filter Coffee

ULUDAĞ Soft Drink


13.35

Talk

We Need to Build a Credible Category for Old Vine Wines

Sarah Abbott

Umay Çeviker


14.00

Panel

Micro Scale Macro Effect

Gözdem Gürbüzatik, Moderator

Markus Ürek, Midin Wines

Fatma Yiğit, Tafalis Wines

Çağlar Bozçağa, Neferiye Wines

Safiye Arifağaoğlu, Mesashuna Wines


14.40

Talk

Biofumigation Applications in Vineyards

Dr. Fatma Eraslan


14.55

Talk

Our Soil Can No Longer Be Exploited Just As A Production Factor

Mateja Gravner


15.15

Coffee Break


15.15

Konuşma

Prototip Rakı:

A Work in Progress

Cemre Torun

Mehmet Gürs


16.05

Panel

Climate Crisis, Wine and Terroir

Levon Bağış, Moderator

Işık Gülçubuk

Günay Yurdakul


16.35

Talk

"1435" Autochthones Anatolian Vines

Udo Hirsch


17.30

Talk

Slow Wine Coalition and The Power of Community

Maddalena Schiavone


17.45

Talk

Anatolian Grapes Under Protection with Turkey Vine Genetic Resources Project

Tamer Uysal


18.05

Conference Closing


18.30

Tasting

Wine Tasting from Local Grapes

* will be held at MİKLA restaurant.


21.30

Closing

Deep thanks for your support.

Hafize Gül

Gizem Kürekol

İpek Auf