Wine Flavor 101C: Bottling Line Readiness

March 21, 2019 at the UC Davis Conference Center

8:30‐9:00: Registration and Coffee

9:00‐9:10: Welcome: Anita Oberholster, Extension Specialist in Enology, UCD Viticulture & Enology

9:10‐10:00: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Bottling but Were Afraid to Ask – Zoran Ljepović , Independent Consultant

10:00‐10:15 BREAK (split into 2 groups – Oxygen presentation & mobile bottling line)


10:45 – 11:00 BREAK (groups switch from Oxygen presentation to Bottling line demo)

10:15‐10:45 and 11:15–11:45: Oxygen Management in the Bottle ‐ Andrew Waterhouse, Professor, UCD Viticulture & Enology and Executive Director of the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science

10:15 ‐11:45: Mobile Bottling Line Demo – Vince Gutierrez, Business Development Manager, G3 Bottling Division

11:45–12:45: LUNCH

12:45‐1:15: Agglomerated Cork Trial and TASTING– Andrew Waterhouse

1:15‐2:15: Closure Technologies Panel ‐ Agglomerated corks from DIAM, Francois Margot; Synthetic Corks from Nomacorc, Don Huffman; Stelvin Screw Caps from Amcor, Kevin Ryder; Natural Cork from Cork Supply, Greg Hirson

2:15‐2:30: BREAK

2:30‐3:30: Bottling Supply Chain Panel – Mark Peters, G3 Enterprises; Ed Rice, Affinity Creative; Joyce Vagnozzi, Avery Dennison

3:30‐3:35: Final comments and adjournment – Anita Oberholster