Previous Symposia

This section provides overviews of the Institute's previous symposia, which have been held in locations including: Florence, Italy, in 2014; Bordeaux, France in 2010; Napa, USA in 2006; Vienna, Austria in 2002; and Perth, Australia in 1997.

Programmes and Presentations

Follow the links below to view information on the Institute's previous symposia, including the programmes and copies of presentations:

Florence, Italy, 2014 - Identity, Innovation, Imagination

Bordeaux, France, 2010 - Forging Links

Napa, USA, 2006 - Lateral Vision: Fresh Ideas and Actions for the Global Wine Community.

Vienna, Austria, 2002 - The Changing Face of Wine.

Symposia Archive for earlier symposia, including Perth, Australia, in 1997 and Oxford, United Kingdom, in 1982.

Register for Updates

If you are interested in attending future symposia organised by the Institute, please contact the Executive Office in London. The symposia are open to all those with an interest in the art, science and business of wine and are held every four years. The Institute's next symposium will be staged in 2014.