2018 Adelaide program




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Thursday, 27 July 2018

9:00 9:05 Welcome Assoc. Prof. Paul Grbin University of Adelaide
9:05 9:15 Opening Address Brian Walsh Wine Australia

Session 1: Microbiology


Dr Alison Soden


Treasury Wine Estates

9:15 9:30 Wild wine: metagenomic analysis of microbial communities during wine fermentation Dr Anthony Borneman Australian Wine Research Institute
9:30 9:45 Wild fermentation Sam Wigan Yalumba
9:45 10:00 New MLB strains for difficult environments Dr Eveline Bartowsky Lallemand
10:00 10:15 Managing problematic MLF Geoff Cowey Australian Wine Research Institute
10:15 10:30 Questions
10:30 11:00 Morning Tea

Session 2: Fermentation


Dr Paul Smith


Wine Australia

11:00 11:15 Fermentation nutrition Dr Gemma Beltran University of Tarragona
11:15 11:30 “Modern Winemaking or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Oxygen”. Dr Martin Day Australian Wine Research Institute
11:30 11:45 Modelling of tannin and colour extraction Dr David Block University of California Davis
11:45 12:00 Chemistry of fermentation Dr David Jeffery University of Adelaide
12:00 12:15 Questions
12:15 13:00 Lunch

Session 3: New Horizons


Dr Alana Seabrook



13:00 13:15 Characterisation and development of non-Sacch yeast for tailored fermentation Dr Ana Hranilovic University of Bordeaux
13:15 13:30 Spoilt for choice; Towards a comprehensive understanding of yeast traits to facilitate strain selection Dr Simon Schmidt Australian Wine Research Institute
13:30 13:45 Past, present and future of non-Saccharomyces yeasts Dr Warren Albertin University of Bordeaux
13:45 14:00 TBA Prof. Vlad Jiranek University of Adelaide
14:00 14:15 Questions
14:15 14:45 Afternoon Tea

Session 4: Debate: Inoculated vs Uninoculated


Sue Bell


Bellwether Wines

14:45 15:00 Setting the Scene Sam Wigan Yalumba
15:00 16:45 Debate Gary Baldwin Wine Network Consulting
16:45 17:00 Summary Dr Paul Henschke Australian Wine Research Institute
Dr Anthony Borneman Australian Wine Research Institute
Dr Irina Santiago-Brown Inkwell Wines
Jane Faulkner The Intrepid Wino