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What Are Varietal Thiols And How Are They Expressed In Red Wine? with Marco Li Calzi, PhD

Summary: Intense aromas of blackcurrant and red fruit characterize the sensory profile of some red wines that are very much appreciated by consumers. Over the last decade, researchers have shown that varietal thiols such as 4MMP, 3MHA and 3MH, first identified in Sauvignon blanc, are volatile aromatic compounds responsible for and/or contributing to the expression of these aromas in red wines. Consequently, research on the expression of varietal thiols in red grape varieties is a

Why Altitude And Genetic Diversity Will Save Wine with Dr Laura Catena

Summary:  Thirty years ago, Nicolás Catena pioneered high-altitude viticulture in Argentina. While searching for elegance and concentration, the Catena family found a strategy that today can be used for combatting climate change: "go higher". Malbec, Argentina’s leading red varietal was in decline and being pulled out.   Today, high-altitude Malbec

Why Sustainability Certification Matters - A Winery’s Commitment to Environmental Stewardship with Martin Reyes, MW

Summary:  Sustainable wine growing can cover various practices from farming to production techniques, environmental and social policies, and even packaging and waste reduction choices. The challenge for wineries is how to present their sustainable principles and practices to consumers. This webinar will focus on the importance of sustainable certification programs around the world, such

You, Me, and VSP: Exploring the Difference Between Training and Trellising Methods with Nova Cadamatre, MW

Summary:  Join Nova Cadamatre, MW for another look into the vineyard this time focusing on the difference between training and trellising. Find out what each is and then learn about how both are applied and how a vineyard manager might choose which system to use.  Presenter: Nova Cadamatre, MW  Nova Cadamatre is a winemaker, writer, and blogger. As one of the first graduates of Cornell’s Viticulture and Enology program in 2006, Nova

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