Technical Review April 2020 issue available online

The April 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
  • Tasting compares six wines sealed with both corks and screwcaps
  • Ask the AWRI: spray application
  • Chenin Blanc
  • Identifying objective measures for Barossa Valley Shiraz grapes
  • Ask the AWRI: reworking vineyards
  • I can smell smoke – now what?
Current literature – oenology
  • What defines your wines?
  • Top innovations in winemaking
  • Learnings from viticulture and winemaking in Alsace
  • Wine management strategies, from fermentation to stabilization
  • The brown, the hazy, the green and the gold: inert pressing for aromatic white wines
  • Cross-flow filtration of lees grape juice for non-aromatic white wine production: a case study on an Italian PDO
  • Distribution of yeast cells, temperature, and fermentation by-products in white wine fermentations
  • From blaze to bottle: smoke gets in your wine
  • Changes in smoke-taint volatile-phenol glycosides in wildfire smoke-exposed Cabernet Sauvignon grapes throughout winemaking
Current literature – viticulture
  • Organic and biodynamic benefits are plain for Tamburlaine
  • Repercussions of four herbicides on reproductive and vegetative development in potted grapevines
  • Australia’s wine future – climate information for adaptation to change
  • Cover crops – get it right, and reap the benefits
  • Timing and intensity of grapevine defoliation: an extensive overview on five cultivars in Switzerland
  • On‐the‐go assessment of vineyard canopy porosity, bunch and leaf exposure by image analysis
  • Aussie Prosecco enjoys its place in the fun
  • First agronomic evaluation of ten resistant vines in the environment of “Castelli Romani”