Award Winners

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2017

Viticulturist of the Year
Liz Riley, Vitibit

Winemaker of the Year
Mike Hayes,  Symphony Hill Wines

Viticulture paper of the year
Ayres, M. R., Wicks, T. J., Scott, E. S., and Sosnowski, M. R.
(2017) Developing pruning wound protection strategies for managing Eutypa dieback.
Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 23: 103–111. doi: 10.1111/ajgw.12254.

Oenology paper of the year
Gazzola, D., Vincenzi, S., Marangon, M., Pasini, G., and Curioni, A.
(2017) Grape seed extract: the first protein‐based fining agent endogenous to grapes.
Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 23: 215–225. doi: 10.1111/ajgw.12268.

AWAC Scholarship
Matthew Large, Shadowfax Winery


2016

Viticulturist of the Year
Colin Hinze, Bird in Hand

Winemaker of the Year
Sue Hodder and Sarah Pidgeon, Wynns

Viticulture paper of the year
Bellvert, J., Zarco-Tejada, P. J., Marsal, J., Girona, J., González-Dugo, V., and Fereres, E.
(2016) Vineyard irrigation scheduling based on airborne thermal imagery and water potential thresholds.
Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 22: 307–315. doi: 10.1111/ajgw.12173.

Oenology paper of the year

Bekker, M.Z., Day, M.P., Holt, H., Wilkes, E. and Smith, P.A.
(2016), Effect of oxygen exposure during fermentation on volatile sulfur compounds in Shiraz wine and a comparison of strategies for remediation of reductive character.
Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 22: 24–35. doi:10.1111/ajgw.12172

AWAC Scholarship
Stewart Byrne, Josef Chromy Wines


2015

ASVO Viticulturist of the Year
Ben Blows, Adelaide Hills

ASVO Winemaker of the Year
Ed Carr, Accolade Wines

ASVO Advanced Wine Assessment Course Scholarship
Richard Fennessy, Department of Agriculture and Food WA

ASVO Viticulture Paper of the Year
Hill, G. , Evans, K. , Beresford, R. and Dambergs, R.
(2014),Comparison of methods for the quantification of botrytis bunch rot in white wine grapes.
Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 20: 432-441. doi:10.1111/ajgw.12101

ASVO Oenology Paper of the Year
Clark, A. , Grant‐Preece, P. , Cleghorn, N. and Scollary, G.
(2015), Copper(II) addition to white wines containing hydrogen sulfide: residual copper concentration and activity
Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 21: 30-39. doi:10.1111/ajgw.12114


2014

ASVO Viticulturist of the Year
Matthew Bailey, Taltarni

ASVO Winemaker of the Year
Sue Bell, Bellwether Wine

ASVO Viticulture Paper of the Year
Smith, J. , Schmidtke, L. , Müller, M. and Holzapfel, B.
(2014), Measurement of the concentration of nutrients in grapevine petioles by attenuated total reflectance Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and chemometrics
Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 20: 299-309. doi:10.1111/ajgw.12072

ASVO Oenology Paper of the Year
Gawel, R. , Schulkin, A. , Smith, P. and Waters, E.
(2014), Taste and textural characters of mixtures of caftaric acid and Grape Reaction Product in model wine
Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 20: 25-30. doi:10.1111/ajgw.12056


2013

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

ASVO Winemaker of the Year
Louisa Rose, The Yalumba Wine Company

ASVO Viticulture Paper of the Year
Saito, S. , Dunne, K. , Evans, K. , Barry, K. , Cadle‐Davidson, L. and Wilcox, W.
(2013), Optimisation of techniques for quantification of Botrytis cinerea in grape berries and receptacles by quantitative polymerase chain reaction
Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 19: 68-73. doi:10.1111/ajgw.12011

ASVO Oenology Paper of the Year
Casalta, E. , Cervi, M. , Salmon, J. and Sablayrolles, J.
(2013), White wine fermentation: interaction of assimilable nitrogen and grape solids
Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 19: 47-52. doi:10.1111/j.1755-0238.2012.00205.x


2012

ASVO Viticulturist of the Year
Amy Richards -Treasury Wine Estates

ASVO Winemaker of the Year
Wendy Cameron – Brown Brothers

ASVO Viticulture Paper of the Year
Sadras, V. and Moran, M.
(2012), Elevated temperature decouples anthocyanins and sugars in berries of Shiraz and Cabernet Franc.
Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 18: 115-122. doi:10.1111/j.1755-0238.2012.00180.x

ASVO Oenology Paper of the Year
Bramley, R. , Ouzman, J. and Thornton, C.
(2011), Selective harvesting is a feasible and profitable strategy even when grape and wine production is geared towards large fermentation volumes.
Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 17: 298-305. doi:10.1111/j.1755-0238.2011.00151.x