5 new AWRI webinars – registration is open now!

The AWRI has released five sessions to launch the 2018-19 webinar program. Registration via the AWRI website is now open!

First up, the AWRI’s Josh Hixson reveals the vineyard and winery drivers associated with formation of aged characters in Riesling. The next four webinars address the latest in biosecurity news, use of antitranspirants as a tool to help combat vintage compression, global supply and demand trends in key export markets and compounds responsible for ‘apricot’ aroma in white wine.

Each webinar includes a presentation and an opportunity for audience members to ask questions and is held on a Thursday at 11:30 am Australian Central Standard Time (Adelaide, GMT+09:30). All AWRI webinars are free to attend.

The next five webinars for the program are:

30 August 2018: The flavour of bottle-aged Riesling – predicting and controlling future chemistry – Dr Josh Hixson (AWRI)

6 September 2018: Biosecurity – current and future risks – Dr Mardi Longbottom (AWRI)

13 September 2018: Antitranspirants – can they enhance wine-grape production? – Darren Fahey (DPI NSW)

27 September 2018: State of play – key markets for Australian wine – Kirstin Hannan (Wine Australia)

4 October 2018:  Why does this wine smell like apricots? – Dr Tracey Siebert (AWRI)


After registering for a webinar, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the session.

System requirements
You will need a computer or mobile device with an internet connection. Audio is connected over the internet using your computer or mobile device’s speakers (Voice over Internet Protocol – VOIP). Participants joining a webinar via a mobile device will need to download a free app available from iTunes or Google Play.

If you’ve missed a previous AWRI webinar, you can watch it online via the AWRI’s YouTube channel

For further information on AWRI webinars, please contact the AWRI information services team.