The Role of Closures in Wine Flavor Management

2012-13 Wine Flavor 101A:
The Role of Closures in Wine Flavor Management
Thursday Dec 6, 2012
Freeborn Hall, UC Davis Campus

8:30 a.m. Coffee and Registration

9:00 Overview of Closure Issues - Linda Bisson, Viticulture & Enology, UCDavis

9:15 Natural Cork: An Industry Perspective - Peter Weber, Cork Quality Council

10:00 Break

10:15 Screw Caps: Innovation and Options - Tim Keller, VinPerfect

11:00 Tasting: Tim Keller

11:30 Synthetic Closures: Practical Solutions - Maurizio Ugliano, Nomacorc USA

12:15pm LUNCH

1:15 Closure Trials: Industry Experience - Glenn O’Dell, Constellation Wines, USA

2:00 Tasting: Glenn O’Dell

2:30 Issues in Closure Sustainability - Andrew Waterhouse, Viticulture & Enology, UCD

2:45 Break

3:00 Commercial Panel: Closure Sustainability Issues - all speakers

3:45 Discussion

4:00 Closing Remarks