University of Adelaide researchers have discovered how grapes “breathe”, and that shortage of oxygen leads to cell death in the grape. The discovery raises many questions about the potentially significant impacts on grape and wine quality and flavour and vine management, and may lead to new ways of selecting varieties for warming climates. “In 2008 […]
The ARC TC-IWP would like to congratulate PhD students: Zeyu Xiao who submitted his thesis ‘Hypoxia and Cell Death in Grape Berries (Vitis vinifera L.)’ on 21st February 2018 and Ana Hranilovic who submitted her thesis: ‘Managing ethanol and sensory compounds by non-Saccharomyces yeasts’ on 23rd February 2018.
ARC TC-IWP would like to congratulate PhD student Rocco Longo (CSU) who submitted his thesis on the 11th of December 2017. The title of his thesis is: “Effects of harvest timing and technological approaches on volatile compounds and sensory profiles of lower alcohol wines“.
The ARC TC-IWP would like to congratulate PhD students Lieke van der Hulst and Sijing Li who submitted their thesis on respectively the 17th of November and the 1st of December. The title of Lieke’s thesis is: The analysis of grapevine response to smoke exposure. Sijing’s work is titled: Selective use of winemaking supplements to […]
ARC TC-IWP would like to congratulate PhD student Zelmari Coetzee who submitted her thesis on the 4th of August 2017. The title of her thesis is: The sugar-potassium nexus within the grape berry.
The ARC TC-IWP would like to congratulate PhD student Bora Qesja who submitted her thesis on the 31st of July 2017. The title of her thesis is: Innovating Traditional Products: Product Authenticity vs. Perceived Sacrifice from the Innovation.
The Australian Government has today announced $4,459,672 over five years in continued funding for the Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production, under the Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research Program. The funding from the ARC which, with additional support of $4 million in cash and in-kind support from project partners and Wine Australia, highlights […]
Congratulations to dr Kerry Wilkinson and her partner dr Paula Geldens on the arrival of their baby boy Cooper Jack Wilkinson. Cooper was born on the 16th of May with a healthy weight of just over 3 kilograms. We cannot wait to see the little boy, as he has already been declared ‘bloody adorable’ (verified by […]
PhD student Bora Qesja and Prof Roberta Crouch are researching the consumer acceptance of low alcohol wines. A technical note on consumers perception of low alcohol wines can be found here.
The second half of 2016 was particularly productive (and enjoyable!) for TC-IWP PhD student Ana Hranilovic. Ana flew to France in early July to spend six months at the ISVV (Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin), University of Bordeaux. The ISVV is among the world’s most reputable institutions in wine and vine […]