Impact of Vineyard Management Practices on Wine Composition - Agenda

Wine Flavor 101D: Impact of Vineyard Management Practices on Wine Composition
May 10, 2012

8:30-9:00 Coffee and Registration

9:00-9:10 Welcome and Overview of Program: Linda Bisson, Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis

9:10-10:00 Vineyard Cultural Practices: The Biggest Bang for Your Buck: Nick Dokoozlian, E&J Gallo

10:00-10:15 Impact of Leaf-Pull in Sauvignon blanc: Laura Gorton, Trinchero Family Estates

10:15-10:30 BREAK

10:30-10:45 Tasting: Leaf-Pull trials

10:45-11:15 Clonal Variation: Zinfandel Heritage Vineyard, Oakville: Jim Wolpert & Mike Anderson, Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis

11:15-11:30 BREAK

11:30-12:00 Tasting of Heritage Zinfandel Clones

12:00-1:00 LUNCH

1:00-1:20 Overview of Berry Maturation and Ripeness: Anita Oberholster, Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis

1:20-2:00 Berry Sugar Loading: Alain Deloire, Stellenbosch University

2:00-2:15 BREAK 

2:15-2:35 Tasting: Impact of Sugar Loading

2:35-3:25 Optimal Ripeness: Alain Deloire

3:25-3:35 BREAK

3:35-4:15 Tasting: Optimal Ripeness 

4:15 Adjourn