Technical Review December 2018 issue available online

The December 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
  • Systems-based approaches enable identification of gene targets which improve the flavour profile of low-ethanol wine yeast strains
  • Provenance, preference and Pivot: exploring premium Shiraz with international sommeliers and Australian winemakers using a new rapid sensory method
  • Vintage 2018 – observations from the AWRI helpdesk
  • Practical measurement of total SO2 in wine
  • Late pruning and elevated temperature impact on phenology, yield components and berry traits in Shiraz
  • Ask the AWRI: using composted grape marc in the vineyard
Current literature – oenology
  • How much wine is really produced and consumed in China, Hong Kong, and Japan
  • Cold maceration application in red wine production and its effects on phenolic compounds: a review
  • Australian wineries increase uptake of crossflow filtration and flotation but should they embrace more technologies?
  • Evaluation of the yeast Schizosaccharomyces japonicus for use in wine production
  • Reaction mechanisms of oxygen and sulfite in red wine
  • Utilization of ‘early green harvest’ and non-Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeasts as a combined approach to face climate change in winemaking
  • An ancient winemaking technology: exploring the volatile composition of amphora wines
  • Impact of temperature during bulk shipping on the chemical composition and sensory profile of a Chardonnay wine
  • Automating cork quality control
Current literature – viticulture
  • Viticultural mapping by UAVs, part 2: applying unmanned aerial vehicles in viticulture
  • Grapevine rootstocks result in differences in leaf composition (Vitis vinifera L. cv. Pinot Noir) detected through non‐invasive fluorescence sensor technology
  • Remote sensing applications for viticultural terroir analysis
  • UC Davis Seminar highlights effects of exposure, heat and stress on grape development and wine quality
  • Reducing herbicide use in New Zealand vineyards
  • Leaf removal effects on Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot: I. Crop yield components and primary fruit composition
  • Development of an additional phylloxera detection method
  • Botrytis control gets a shake up
  • Advances on fungal phytotoxins and their role in grapevine trunk diseases
  • Is Europe starting to embrace hybrid wine grapes? Need to reduce pesticide use, better hybrid quality and disease resistance sparking renewed interest