Technical Review April 2014 issue now available online

The april 2014 issue of Technical Review is now available for viewing online and for downloading. Articles and abstracts can be viewed individually, or the full issue can be downloaded. Access is available only to Australian winemakers and grapegrowers who pay the Wine Grapes or Grape Research levies. The new online Technical Review allows you to browse the list of the latest articles on grape and wine production by keyword, view article summaries and order journal articles from the AWRI Library.

Below is a snapshot of what’s in this issue:

AWRI Technical Notes
  • Enhancing regional identity of wines through locally isolated microorganisms
  • Comments on the alcohol consumption section of the WHO’s World Cancer Report 2014
AWRI publications
  • Seal the deal on pH, red wine colour and tannin during bottle ageing
  • Ask the AWRI: canopy damage from herbicides
  • The role of trace metals in wine ‘reduction’
  • You’ve got to be a hot shot to hit the moving target of cold stability
Current literature – oenology
  • Wine facing tough five-year outlook
  • Modelling global wine markets 2018: exchange rates, taste changes, and China’s import growth
  • Australian and global wine competition success
  • Wine filtration and filterability – a review and what’s new
  • A study into the combined effect of dimethyl dicarbonate (DMDC) and potassium bisulfite on Brettanomyces in dry wines
Current literature – viticulture
  • Flavor of cold-hardy grapes: impact of berry maturity and environmental conditions
  • Improving soil profile: a practical diagnosis
  • The effect of grape variety and smoking duration on the accumulation of smoke taint compounds in wine
  • Understanding trunk diseases: how and why they threaten the wine industry