August 2023 Technical Review available now

The August 2023 issue of Technical Review is now available online.

Read AWRI publications on copper hazes and first detection of previously unreported grapevine viruses in Australia. Find out the latest information on new technologies to assess smoke taint in berries and wine, use of indigenous or native yeasts in winemaking, NOLO wines, root stock selection in a changing climate and tips on maintaining healthy soil.

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Below is a snapshot of what’s in this issue.

AWRI Publications

  • An artist in residence at the AWRI: exploring synaesthesia and visual harmony with red wine flavour [Read full-text onlineWine & Viticulture Journal
  • Apple pomace compositional data highlighting the proportional contribution of polymeric procyanidins [Read full-text onlineMolecules
  • Ask the AWRI: Measuring the environmental footprint of Australian grapes and wine [Read full-text onlineAustralian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker
  • Ask the AWRI: Understanding copper hazes in wine [Read full-text online] Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker
  • Exploring the barriers and triggers towards the adoption of low- and no-alcohol (NOLO) wines [Read abstract online] [Request copy from AWRI Library] Food Quality & Preference
  • First detection of five previously unreported grapevine viruses in Australia [Read full-text onlineAustralasian Plant Disease Notes
  • The role of potent thiols in “empyreumatic” flint/struck-match/mineral odours in Chardonnay wine [Read full-text onlineAustralian Journal of Grape and Wine Research


  • Influence of cold pre-fermentation maceration on the volatilomic pattern and aroma of white wines [Read full-text online]  Foods
  • Different SO2 doses and the impact on amino acid and volatile profiles of white wines [Read full-text online]  Beverages
  • Calcium tartrate instability – a new and increasingly widespread challenge that can be managed by safe and easy-to-apply means. [Request copy from AWRI Library]  Wine & Viticulture Journal
  • Impact of climate change on the aroma of red wines: a focus on dried fruit aromas [Read full-text online]  Infowine – Internet Journal of Viticulture and Enology
  • Taylors Wines boasts clear benefits of water filtration system [Request copy from AWRI Library]  Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker
  • The global trends influencing wine exports [Request copy from AWRI Library]  WBM: Australia’s Wine Business Magazine
  • Evaluation of the application of Wickerhamomyces anomalus supernatant for the control of relevant spoilage yeasts in wines [Read full-text online]  OENO One
  • Message in a bottle: An exploratory study on the role of wine-bottle design in capturing consumer attention [Read full-text online]  Beverages
  • In situ measurement of light transmission into wine bottles and calculation of shelf life [Read full-text online]  OENO One
  • New online monitoring approaches to describe and understand the kinetics of acetaldehyde concentration during wine alcoholic fermentation: Access to production balances [Read full-text online] Fermentation
  • Amphorae in vogue: A pure form of expression in winemaking [Request copy from AWRI Library]  Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker
  • Crossflow and membrane plate filtration: Their impact on the quality of different red wines under winery-scale conditions [Request copy from AWRI Library]  Wine & Viticulture Journal
  • Thinking of reducing your use of SO2? Some ideas on how to start the journey this vintage [Request copy from AWRI Library]  Wine & Viticulture Journal
  • The application of non-thermal technologies for wine processing, preservation, and quality enhancement [Read full-text online]  Beverages


  • A GHG emissions reckoning: A review of strategies to reduce emissions in production and packaging [Read full-text onlineWine Business Monthly
  • Advancements in sustainability: Vintage Wine Estates shares greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) data [Read full-text onlineWine Business Monthly
  • Developing a sustainability vision for the global wine industry [Read full-text online] Sustainability
  • Mitigation and adaptation strategies for a carbon neutral grape and wine sector [Read full-text onlineBIO Web of Conferences
  • Sustainable winegrowing shows growth: Continuing efforts rewarded by market acceptance [Request copy from AWRI LibraryAustralian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker


  • Research progress on the action mechanism of herbicide safeners: A review [Read abstract online] [Request copy from AWRI LibraryJournal of Agricultural Food Chemistry
  • Effects of shading nets as a form of adaptation to climate change on grapes production: A review [Read full-text onlineOENO One
  • Relationships between leaf temperature, stomatal conductance and architecture: potential impact on leaf burning among a range of genotypes in grapevine [Read full-text onlineOENO One
  • The impact of climate change on grape yields: Evidence from Australia [Read full-text onlineOENO One
  • The role of rootstocks for grape growing adaptation to climate change. Meta-analysis of the research conducted in Spanish viticulture [Read full-text online] OENO One
  • The use of GFV and GSR temperature-based models in emerging wine regions to help decision-making regarding choices in grape varieties and wine styles. Application to Brittany (France) [Read full-text onlineVitis
  • Pinot Noir programme. Field trials: Yield-quality interactions found in individual vines [Read full-text onlineNew Zealand Winegrower
  • Are your grapevine clones ‘true-to-type?’ [Read full-text onlineWine Business Monthly
  • Concentrations and similarities across countries in the mix of winegrape cultivars [Read abstract online] [Request copy from AWRI LibraryAmerican Journal of Enology and Viticulture
  • Riesling grapes tapping into the zeitgeist: White variety finds its demand outstripping its supply [Request copy from AWRI LibraryAustralian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker
  • Rootstock, variety, clone… which matters most? [Request copy from AWRI Library] Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker
  • Biocontrol of grapevine diseases [Read full-text onlineBIO Web of Conferences
  • Evaluating the potential of high-resolution visible remote sensing to detect Shiraz disease in grapevines [Read full-text onlineAustralian Journal of Grape and Wine Research
  • Reducing possibly synthetic fungicide input by using vigor thresholded NDVI as early risk indicator of Botrytis bunch rot in vineyards [Read full-text online] IVES Technical Reviews: Wine & Vine
  • Assessment of the crop forcing technique and irrigation strategy on the ripening of Tempranillo grapes in a semiarid climate [Read full-text onlineAustralian Journal of Grape and Wine Research
  • Machine-learning methods to identify key predictors of site-specific vineyard yield and vine size [Read full-text onlineAmerican Journal of Enology and Vititculture


  • How much will preferential tariff entry into India boost Australia’s wine exports? [Read full-text onlineAAWE Working Papers
  • What’s happened to the wine market in China? [Read full-text onlineAAWE Working Papers