This award honours an outstanding Author(s) of a paper published in the AJGWR in the previous twelve months where the potential application of the research on winemaking practices is deemed by an industry/science-based panel to have the most impact. Proudly sponsored by Wiley.

2020  
Dr Vanessa Stockdale
Accolade

Ratnayake, S., Stockdale, V., Grafton, S., Munro, P., Robinson, A., Pearson, W., McRae, J. and Bacic, A. (2019), Carrageenans as heat stabilisers of white wine. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 25: 439-450. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajgw.12411

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2019  
Dr Janez Kosel
University of  Ljubljana

Kosel, J. , Raspor, P. and Čadež, N. (2019), Maximum residue limit of fungicides inhibits the viability and growth of desirable non‐Saccharomyces wine yeasts. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 25: 43-52. doi:10.1111/ajgw.12364

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2018  

Dr Paul Boss
CSIRO Ag & Food

Boss, P.K., Kalua, C.M. , Nicholson, E.L. , Maffei, S.M. , Böttcher, C. and Davies, C. (2018), Fermentation of grapes throughout development identifies stages critical to the development of wine volatile composition. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research 24, 24-37. doi: 10.1111/ajgw.12296

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2017  
Dr Simone Vincenzi

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: 215225. doi: 10.1111/ajgw.12268.

2016  
Dr Marlize Bekker
AWRI
Bekker, M. , Day, M. , Holt, H. , Wilkes, E. and Smith, P. (2016), Macro‐oxygenation: effect on sulfurous off‐odours. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 22: 24-35. doi:10.1111/ajgw.12172
2015  

Dr Andrew Clark
CSU
Clark, A. , Grant‐Preece, P. , Cleghorn, N. and Scollary, G. (2015), Copper(II) addition to white wines. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 21: 30-39. doi:10.1111/ajgw.12114
2014  
Dr Richard Gawel
AWRI
Gawel, R. , Schulkin, A. , Smith, P. and Waters, E. (2014), Palate effects of caftaric acid and Grape Reaction Product. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 20: 25-30. doi:10.1111/ajgw.12056
2013  
Dr Erick CasaltaCasalta, E. , Cervi, M. , Salmon, J. and Sablayrolles, J. (2013), Impact of nitrogen and solids on fermentation. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 19: 47-52. doi:10.1111/j.1755-0238.2012.00205.x
2012  
Dr Rob Bramley
CSIRO Ag & Food
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