Award Winners

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2016

Viticulturist of the Year

Colin Hinze

Winemaker of the Year

Sue Hodder and Sarah Pidgeon

Viticulture paper of the year

Joaquim Bellvert, Pablo Zarco-Tejada, Jordi Marsal, Joan Girona, Victoria González-Dugo and Elias Fereres

Oenology paper of the year

Marlize Bekker, Martin Day, Helen Holt, Eric Wilkes and Paul Smith

AWAC Scholarship

Stewart Byrne

ASVO Fellows
Dianne Davidson AM

Brian Croser AO

2015

ASVO Viticulturist of the Year – sponsored by Bayer CropScience;
Ben Blows (Adellaide Hills)

ASVO Winemaker of the Year – sponsored by ASVO
Ed Carr (Accolade Wines)

ASVO Advanced Wine Assessment Course Scholarship – sponsored by Seguin Moreau
Richard Fennessy (Wine and Grape Research Officer at Department of Agriculture and Food WA)

ASVO Viticulture Paper of the Year – sponsored by the Australian Grape and wine Authortity;
Gareth Hill, Katherine Evans, Robert Beresford and Robert Dambergs
‘Comparison of methods for the quantification of botrytis bunch rot in white wine grapes’

ASVO Oenology Paper of the Year – sponsored by the Australian Grape and wine Authortity;
Andrew Clark, Paris Grant-Preece, Natalie Cleghorn and Geoffrey Scollary
‘Copper(II) addition to white wines containing hydrogen sulfide: residual copper concentration and activity’


2014

ASVO Viticulturist of the Year – sponsored by Bayer CropScience;
Matthew Bailey (Taltarni)

ASVO Winemaker of the Year – sponsored by Amorim Australia;
Sue Bell (Bellwether Wine)

ASVO Viticulture Paper of the Year – sponsored by the Australian Grape and wine Authortity;
Jason Smith (The National Wine and Grape Industry Centre at Charles Sturt University)

ASVO Oenology Paper of the Year – sponsored by the Australian Grape and wine Authortity;
Richard Gawel (Australian Wine Research Institute)


2013

ASVO Viticulturist of the Year – sponsored by Bayer CropScience;
Ashley Ratcliff (The Yalumba Wine Company)

ASVO Winemaker of the Year – sponsored by Lallemand Australia;
Louisa Rose (Chief Winemaker, The Yalumba Wine Company)

ASVO Viticulture Paper of the Year – sponsored by the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation (GWRDC);
Dr Lance Cadle-Davidson (Grape Genetics Research Unit, Cornell University, Geneva, NY, USA)

ASVO Oenology Paper of the Year – sponsored by the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation (GWRDC);
Dr Erick Casalta (INRA, Science for Enology, Montpellier, France)


2012

MC Peter Hayes and President Paul Petrie announced the following winners from a field of Australia’s most innovative viticulturists, winemakers and researchers within the wine sector:

ASVO Viticulturist of the Year – sponsored by Bayer CropScience
Amy Richards -Treasury Wine Estates

ASVO Winemaker of the Year – sponsored by Lallemand Australia
Wendy Cameron – Brown Brothers

ASVO Viticulture Paper of the Year – sponsored by GWRDC
Victor Sadras – PIRSA-SARDI

ASVO Oenology Paper of the Year – sponsored by GWRDC
Rob Bramley – CSIRO