Technical Review October 2018 issue available online

The October 2018 issue of Technical Review is now available online. Articles and abstracts can be viewed individually, or the full issue can be downloaded. The online format of 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.

For copyright reasons, access to abstracts is available only to Australian winemakers and grapegrowers who pay the Wine Grapes or Grape Research levies. The technical notes authored by the AWRI are, however, freely available. If you have forgotten your password for the AWRI website, please use the forgotten password link to reset your password.

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

AWRI Technical Notes
AWRI publications
  • Removal of sulfide-bound copper from white wine by membrane filtration
  • Predicting protein haze formation in white wines
  • A robust automated flower estimation system for grape vines
  • Ask the AWRI: lightstruck character
  • Atomic spectrometry update: review of advances in the analysis of clinical and biological materials, foods and beverages
Current literature – oenology
  • The organisation, culture and values of family wine businesses: a comparative analysis between Australia, Germany and Italy
  • Tools in cap management: innovations in tank mixing as well as new devices for small-lot fermentations
  • Cold stabilization and malolactic fermentation; commentary: a call to action
  • New tools to limit wine spoilage: interaction of temperature and ethanol may help control Brettanomyces
  • Interaction between cork and yeast: application to sparkling wine processing
  • Effects of berry maturity and wine alcohol on phenolic content during winemaking and aging
  • The viticultural and marketing road to alternative varieties – part 1: varietal selection and viticulture
  • How Australian wine benefits from FTAs
  • Wine beyond normal
  • Does blind tasting work? Investigating the impact of training on blind tasting accuracy and wine preference
Current literature – viticulture
  • Australian vintage report 2018
  • Viticultural mapping by UAVs, part 1: unmanned aerial vehicles provide data for precision viticulture
  • Soil nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium alter β-damascenone and other volatiles in Pinot Noir berries
  • Compound synthesis or growth and development of roots/stomata regulate plant drought tolerance or water use efficiency/water uptake efficiency
  • An investigation of trends in viticultural climatic indices in Southern Quebec, a cool climate wine region
  • The newer canopy management … avoid too much sunlight on your grapes
  • Virus distribution and seasonal changes of grapevine leafroll-associated viruses
  • Assessing rootstocks and wine quality: rootstock trial yielding results
  • Disease-resistant cultivars pass their latest exam
  • Managing vineyard water security: the challenges of improving water efficiency for winegrape irrigation