Technical Review February 2019 issue available online

The February 2019 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
  • Liberation of hydrogen sulfide from dicysteinyl polysulfanes in model wine
  • Modelling relationships between visible winegrape berries and bunch maturity
  • Adapting to forces of global change
  • Ask the AWRI: extended post-fermentation maceration
  • Microbiological strategies to produce beer and wine with reduced ethanol concentration
  • Analytical strategies for the measurement of different forms of Cu and Fe in wine: Comparison between approaches in relation to wine composition
  • Low-alcohol wine: a narrative review on consumer perception and behaviour
Current literature – oenology
  • Two tribes: conventional vs natural wine in Australia
  • Stealing, counterfeiting and smuggling wine
  • Winemaking options for lighter wines
  • Malolactic fermentation in barrel or steel tanks – what are the phenolic and sensorial differences?
  • Influence of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Lachancea thermotolerans co-inoculation on volatile profile in fermentations of a must with a high sugar content
  • Application of visible/near infrared spectroscopy to assess the grape infection at the winery
  • Effect of the winemaking process on the volatile composition and aromatic profile of Tempranillo Blanco wines
  • Consumers wine preferences according to purchase occasion: personal consumption and gift-giving
  • Solid solutions for dealing with leftover grape marc
Current literature – viticulture
  • Effect of water stress and elevated temperature on hypoxia and cell death in the mesocarp of Shiraz berries
  • The EU threatens organic viticulture
  • Working with the wind
  • Does mechanical harvesting provide superior grapes?
  • Taking yield forecasting into the digital age
  • New approach of simultaneous, multi‐perspective imaging for quantitative assessment of the compactness of grape bunches
  • Delaying winter pruning, after pre‐pruning, alters budburst, leaf area, photosynthesis, yield and berry composition in Sangiovese (Vitis vinifera L.)
  • Advances in nursery-vineyard management and healthy and disease-resistant plants
  • Emerging varietals
  • The viticultural and marketing road to alternative varieties. Part 2: the marketing and making