Technical Review October 2020 issue available online

The October 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
  • Inspirations from the past and opportunities for the future. Part 3: Volume measurement, product movements and gas adjustment
  • Virus pathogens in Australian vineyards with an emphasis on Shiraz disease
  • Ask the AWRI: DMDC – an insurance policy
  • Uptake and glycosylation of smoke-derived volatile phenols by Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and their subsequent fate during winemaking
  • Preliminary study of Australian Pinot Noir wines by colour and volatile analyses, and the Pivot© Profile method using wine professionals
  • Targeted gene deletion in Brettanomyces bruxellensis with an expression-free CRISPR-Cas9 system
Current literature – oenology
  • The route of mycotoxins in the grape food chain
  • Pulsed light: challenges of a non-thermal sanitation technology in the winemaking industry
  • Influence of skin contact and different extractants on extraction of proteins and phenolic substances in Sauvignon Blanc grape skin
  • An application of dynamic programming to assign pressing tanks at wineries
  • Non-Saccharomyces in winemaking: source of mannoproteins, nitrogen, enzymes, and antimicrobial compounds
  • A new approach to the reduction of alcohol content in red wines: the use of high-power ultrasounds
  • COVID-19 and global beverage markets: impacts on Australian wine industry
  • Recovery of olfactory capacity following a COVID-19 infection
Current literature – viticulture
  • Hierarchical modelling partitions variation in vineyard fruit maturity for optimal sampling
  • Effect of frost injury on Pinot Noir
  • Day temperature has a stronger effect than night temperature on anthocyanin and flavonol accumulation in ‘Merlot’ (Vitis vinifera L.) grapes during ripening
  • Post‐budburst hand finishing of winter spur pruning can delay technological ripening without altering phenolic maturity of Merlot berries
  • To thin or not to thin?
  • Grapevine trunk diseases in German viticulture IV. Spreading of spores of Phaeomoniella chlamydospora in Esca-affected vineyards
  • Arinto thriving in the hot, dry conditions of South Australia’s Riverland
  • Fungus-resistant grapes are on the rise
  • Using satellite thermal-based evapotranspiration time series for defining management zones and spatial association to local attributes in a vineyard