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.

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