Webinars

Webinars are interactive online seminars where you participate from your desk using a computer with internet access. You hear the presenter’s voice, see their slides and have the opportunity to ask questions after the presentation.

The AWRI’s webinars cover a range of winemaking, winery management and viticulture topics. Each webinar consists of a presentation followed by a Q&A session and is usually held on a Thursday at 11:30 am Australian Central Standard Time (Adelaide, GMT+9:30).

Registration

To attend a webinar, click on the Register button and complete the registration form. After registration, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the session.

System requirements

You will need a computer with Internet connection. Participants can dial in via phone using the provided number or audio can be connected over the Internet using your computer’s microphone and speakers (Voice over Internet Protocol – VOIP). A headset is highly recommended.

Further information

Please contact the AWRI information services team.

2015/2016 Webinar program

Presentation Description Presenter Date Register Recording

The influence of different closure technologies and oxygen management techniques on wine shelf life

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Neil Scrimgeour (AWRI)

12 May

Registration is now closed

Recording

Field grafting winegrapes

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Tony Hoare (Hoare Consulting)

6 August

Registration is now closed

Recording

Monitoring Brett, what are your options?

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Tina Tran (AWRI)

13 August

Registration is now closed

Recording

Soil health

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Robert White (University of Melbourne)

20 August

Registration is now closed

Recording

Understanding fungicide resistance in Australian vineyards

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Dr. Suzanne McKay (South Australian Research and Development Institute)

27 August

Registration is now closed

Recording

What are the relationships between grape chemical composition, grape allocation grade and final wine style?

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Paul Smith (AWRI)

3 September

Registration is now closed

Recording

Using UAVs in the vineyard

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Tony Proffitt (AHA Viticulture and Precision Viticulture Australia)

10 September

Registration is now closed

Recording

Vineyard frost management strategies

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Paul Petrie (AWRI)

17 September

Registration is now closed

Recording

Practical strategies for reducing alcohol levels in wine – generating wine yeasts that produce reduced levels of ethanol

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Cristian Varela (AWRI)

1 October

Registration is now closed

Recording

Entwine Australia – environmental performance of Australian vineyards and wineries

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Mardi Longbottom (AWRI)

15 October

Registration is now closed

Recording

Challenging the dogma that high yields lead to inferior wine

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Mike Trought (The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited)

22 October

Registration is now closed

Recording

Getting the best out of your winery using ‘lean production’

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James McIntyre (2XE)

27 October

Registration is now closed

Recording

Bunch stem necrosis – causes and management

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Bruno Holzapfel (National Wine & Grape Industry Centre)

29 October

Registration is now closed

Recording

The murky side of winemaking: solids ferments, wine composition and mouth-feel

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Richard Gawel (AWRI)

5 November

Registration is now closed

Recording

Effect of elevated CO2 and temperature on grapevine physiology

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Rachel Kilmister (Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources)

12 November

Registration is now closed

Recording

Juice flotation: a better winemaking tool than cold settling?

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Toby Barlow (St Hallett)

19 November

Registration is now closed

Recording

Six impacts of climate change on viticulture: an update from climate science and overview of adaptation options

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Peter Hayman (South Australian Research and Development Institute)

26 November

Registration is now closed

Recording

Using in-line sensors to monitor sugar levels during fermentation

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Neil Scrimgeour (AWRI)

3 December

Registration is now closed

Recording

Recent advances in destemming and sorting technology

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Simon Nordestgaard (AWRI)

8 December

Registration is now closed

Recording

Winery wastewater treatment: cleaning water with happy microbes

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Dr Kathryn Eales (University of Adelaide)

10 December

Registration is now closed

Recording

Why doesn’t 14°Bé give 14% alcohol?

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Eric Wilkes (AWRI)

21 Janauary

Registration is now closed

Recording

Measuring and managing oxygen during winemaking

TBA

Martin Day (AWRI)

To be rescheduled

Cover crop update

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Chris Penfold (The University of Adelaide)

14 April

Registration is now closed

Recording

Redirecting rain to manage soil salinity

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Tim Pitt (South Australian Research and Development Institute)

5 May

Registration is now closed

Recording