A Pinot Noir Symposium was held at Marnong Estate, Mickleham on Thursday, 4 July 2019. The full-day symposium covered the latest research and technology relevant to Pinot Noir growers and producers as well as marketing information. The symposium concluded with a masterclass of Pinot Noir wines and an industry panel discussion.
Presentations from the event are listed below. Where a presentation is not available to download, please contact the AWRI Events Team to receive a copy.
|Welcome and setting the scene||Dr Mark Krstic (AWRI)|
|Overview of Australian Pinot Noir sales performance||Peter Bailey (Wine Australia)|
|Insights into the performance of Pinot Noir clones – own rooted and when grafted to rootstocks||Nick Dry (Yalumba Nursery)|
|The challenge of finding the right sites in a changing climate||Dr Dave Jordan (Vine to Wine to Market Ltd)|
|Managing vine balance and optimising yield||Brett McClen (Brown’s Family Wine Group)|
|Pinot Noir provenance||Dr Fiona Kerslake/Dr Rocco Longo (UTAS)|
|The tannin story – how do we get near Burgundy?||Dr Bob Dambergs (AWRI)|
|Trends in modern Australian Pinot Noir winemaking||Mark O’Callaghan (Wine Network Consulting)|
|Insights into Pinot winemaking at Hoddles Creek||Franco D’Anna (Hoddles Creek)|
|Insights into Pinot winemaking at Montalto||Simon Black (Montalto)|
|Insights into Pinot winemaking at Stargazer (no PowerPoint slides uploaded – pictures only)||Samantha Connew (Stargazer)|
|Pinot masterclass tasting and general discussion||Panel – Mark O’Callaghan (Chair), Franco D’Anna, Simon Black and Samantha Connew|