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ARC-IWP PhD students Chen Liang and Olaf Schelezki submitted thesis

Chen submitted on 7 June, with thesis title “Preparation and Application of New Sorptive Polymers Applied to Wine with a Focus on Removal of 3-Isobutyl-2-methoxypyrazine”. Olaf submitted on 12 June, with thesis title “Investigation of an Early Harvest Regime and Pre-fermentative Blending Treatments to Produce Lower Alcohol Wines: Impact on Grape and Wine Composition and […]

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Discovery shows wine grapes gasping for breath

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 […]

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Zeyu Xiao and Ana Hranilovic submitted their thesis

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.

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ARC TC-IWP PhD students Lieke van der Hulst and Sijing Li submit their theses

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 […]

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ARC TC-IWP Workshop in Clare Valley

The last workshop for the first round of the ARC TC-IWP was held last Monday the 7th of August with presentations from all PhD students and Post docs at the Charles Hawker Conference Centre at the Waite Campus. Industry partners and academic colleagues gathered to listen to the presentations and discuss the outcomes of several […]

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$4.4 million for Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production

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 […]

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ARC TC-IWP PhD student Ana Hranilovic visits University of Bordeaux

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 […]

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ARC TC-IWP student at partner organisation

Training Centre PhD student Zelmari Coetzee from Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga is visiting Adelaide to work at Prof Steve Tyerman’s lab at the Waite research precinct. While she is visiting, Zelmari is focusing her work on the molecular background of the sugar-potassium nexus within the grape berry. To further investigate if there is a relationship […]

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ARC TC-IWP visiting the University of Turin, Italy

During a recent trip to visit family in Italy Rocco Longo held a seminar at the University of Turin in Alba (Piedmont, Italy). The purpose of the seminar, “Expand your career abroad: approaching the Australian wine industry”, was to present and discuss the opportunities for 2nd and 3rd-year students from the Bachelor Course in Viticulture […]

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ARC TC-IWP publishes work on ethanol evaporation from wine glasses

  David Wollan and Dr Duc-Truc Pham have published their work on ethanol evaporation from wine glasses and the impact this has on sensory attributes of wine. Research findings have important implications for sensory analysis of wines, within specific informal sensory trials and particularly wine shows. Is it time for us to change the sensory set-up? You can find the […]

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