Technical Review February 2020 issue available online

The February 2020 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
  • Grape and wine flavonoid composition in transgenic grapevines with altered expression of flavonoid hydroxylase genes
  • 2019 Report
  • Ask the AWRI: grape solids in white winemaking
  • The impact of temperature fluctuations on closure performance
  • An investigation of the Pivot© Profile sensory analysis method using wine experts: comparison with descriptive analysis and results from two expert panels
  • Ask the AWRI: Sustainable Winegrowing Australia. Supporting the nation's growers and winemakers in demonstrating and improving their sustainability
Current literature – oenology
  • Grape pomace as a promising antimicrobial alternative in feed: a critical review
  • Microoxygenation: understanding the influence of oxygen on the polyphenolic composition of Pinot Noir wine and its impact on wine colour and mouth feel
  • Using magnetic polymers to remove overpowering green capsicum flavour from Cabernet Sauvignon wine
  • Ethanol‐tolerant lactic acid bacteria strains as a basis for efficient malolactic fermentation in wine: evaluation of experimentally evolved lactic acid bacteria and winery isolates
  • What can a winemaker do about Brettanomyces bruxellensis present in oak barrels?
  • Absorption of 1,1,6-trimethyl-1,2-dihydronaphthalene (TDN) from wine by bottle closures
  • Quality and volatile compounds in red wine at different degrees of dealcoholization by membrane process
Current literature – viticulture
  • Examining the impact of grapevine age on vigour, productivity and berry technological ripeness
  • Highlights of the 21st GiESCO international meeting in Greece
  • Spatio‐temporal variability in vine vigour and yield in a Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc vineyard
  • Old vines: the gift of time
  • Vitis vinifera facing climate change
  • An automated grape yield estimation system
  • Lessons from the USA to help Australia prepare for Xylella
  • Corvina thrives in the NSW Hilltops