Starting on Thursday, 24 October, Larissa Barrows from the University of Melbourne takes a look at consumer attitudes toward sustainability certification in the wine industry and provides insights into how the wine sector can better converse with consumers on this issue. The remaining six webinars will run through to January 2020 and address topics including managing ‘reductive’ aromas, membrane contactor systems, managing heatwaves, soil health, a climate outlook for vintage 2020 and measuring Baume or Brix.
See the full program here.
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 Daylight Time (Adelaide, GMT+10:30). All AWRI webinars are free to attend.
The next seven webinars for the program are:
24 October 2019: Consumer responses to sustainability certification in the wine industry– Larissa Barrows (University of Melbourne)
7 November 2019: Managing ‘reductive’ aromas in wines – Dr Marlize Bekker (AWRI)
14 November 2019: Membrane contactors for dissolved gas management – Dr Simon Nordestgaard (AWRI)
21 November 2019: Heat proofing vineyards – Dr Joanna Gambetta and Julia Guot (National Wine and Grape Industry Centre, CSU)
28 November 2019: Soil health checklist – what to measure to assess soil health – Dr Mark Krstic (AWRI)
5 December 2019: Bureau of Meteorology Seasonal Outlook for vintage 2020 – Darren Ray (BOM)
23 January 2019: Measuring Baume and Brix and understanding their relationship with final alcohol concentration – Dr Eric Wilkes (AWRI)
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 online via the AWRI’s YouTube channel.
For further information on AWRI webinars, please contact the AWRI information services team