Technical Review December 2020 issue available online

The December 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
  • Pre-fermentation water addition to high-sugar Shiraz must: effects on wine composition and sensory properties
  • Identification of flocculant wine yeast strains with improved filtration-related phenotypes through application of high-throughput sedimentation rate assays
  • Discovering the indigenous microbial communities associated with the natural fermentation of sap from the cider gum Eucalyptus gunnii
  • Ask the AWRI: the importance of soil organic matter
  • Chemical and sensory impacts of Accentuated Cut Edges (ACE) grape must polyphenol extraction technique on Shiraz wines
  • Ask the AWRI: indole off-flavour in sparkling wine
  • Comparison of remediation strategies for decreasing ‘reductive’ characters in Shiraz wines
Current literature – oenology
  • Winery sanitation in a covid-19 world: webinar discusses best practices in cellar operations
  • WineEng 2020 survey: automation in the winery
  • Applications of nanotechnology in the winemaking process
  • Evaluating alternatives to cold stabilization in wineries: the use of carboxymethyl cellulose, potassium polyaspartate, electrodialysis and ion exchange resins
  • Sanitization of oak barrels for wine – a review
  • The effect of non-Saccharomyces and Saccharomyces non-cerevisiae yeasts on ethanol and glycerol levels in wine
  • Classification of smoke contaminated Cabernet Sauvignon berries and leaves based on chemical fingerprinting and machine learning algorithms
  • Food waste to biofertilizer: a potential game changer of global circular agricultural economy
Current literature – viticulture
  • Automatic grapevine trunk detection on UAV-based point cloud
  • Moving forward to sustainable options: the evolution of vineyard trellising and posts
  • The influence of UV on the production of free terpenes in Vitis vinifera cv. Shiraz
  • From grape berries to wines: drought impacts on key secondary metabolites
  • Fifteen years of geo-climatic characterisation of Pinot Noir vineyards in the Mornington Peninsula
  • Scott Henry trellising, the way forward?
  • A case study in sustainable vineyard practices: the benefits of rice straw for erosion, natural weed control and reducing irrigation needs
  • The Cypriot indigenous grapevine germplasm is a multi-clonal varietal mixture
  • Effect of preveraison water deficits on the yield components of 15 winegrape cultivars