Wine Issues Update: Managing Oak in Winemaking
August 16, 2012


8:30am: Registration

9:00- 9:05: Welcome: Linda Bisson, Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis

9:05-9:35: Survey of Oak Use in Winemaking: Andrew Waterhouse, Department of
Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis

9:35-10:10: Impact of Oak on Wine Composition and Chemistry: Anita Oberholster,
Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis

10:10-10:20: BREAK

10:30-10:45: Tasting of Oak Compound Spiked Wines: Anita Oberholster, Andy Waterhouse,
Linda Bisson

10:45-11:30: Oak Options: Cooper’s Panel: Phil Burton, Mel Knox, Duane Wall, Jeff Murrell

11:30-12:00 : Oak Toasting and Extractives Profiling: David Llodra, Cooperages 1912

12:00-1:00: LUNCH

1:00-1:30: Barrel Fermentation Tasting: David Llodra and Chik Brenneman, UC Davis

1:30-2:30: Matching Oak to Wine Style Panel: Steve Peck, J Lohr; Michael Silacci, Opus
One; Jordan Ferrier, Woodbridge Wines; Tony Vlcek, E&J Gallo

2:30- 3:00: Impact of Oak on Wine Sensory Analysis: Tom Collins, Fosters Wine Estates

3:00-3:15: BREAK

3:15-4:00: Oak Trial Tasting: Tom Collins