Vineyard Impacts on Wine Flavor

Wine Flavor 101D: Vineyard Impacts on Wine Flavor
Freeborn Hall – Friday, April 1 2011

8:00 am Coffee and Registration

9:00 Welcome: Linda Bisson, Viticulture & Enology, UCD

9:05 Overview of Vineyard Impacts on Flavor: Jim Wolpert, Viticulture &
Enology, UCD

9:30 Break

9:40 Delicato Canopy Management Trials and Tasting: James Ewart, Winemaker, and Bill
Petrovic, Vineyard Manager, Delicato Family Vineyards, King City

10:10 Site Impact on Chardonnay: Glenn McGourty, Farm Advisor, UCCE,
Mendocino County

10:45 Break

11:00 Tasting: Site Impact

11:30 The Impact of Clonal Variation in Syrah: Matthew Fidelibus, Viticulture &
Enology, UCD, Kearney Agricultural Center


1:00 pm Tasting: Syrah Clones

1:30 The Impact of Vineyard Residues on Wine Quality: Linda Bisson,
Viticulture & Enology, UCD

2:15 Break

2:30 Tasting: Sulfur Residues

3:00 The Impact of Crop Load: Rhonda Smith, Farm Advisor, UCCE, Sonoma County

3:30 Break

3:45 Tasting: Crop Load: Chik Brenneman, Winemaker /Facility Manager, Viticulture &
Enology, UCD

4:15 General Discussion and Adjournment