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January 23, 2013 - 8:30AM
Westin Verasa, 1314 McKinstry st, Napa
8.00 am
Registration and breakfast
8.30 am
Welcome Introduction
8.45 am
9.00 am
Scientific lectures: 2012 vintage description and analysis of vintage effect on vine physiology
9.05 am

2012 Vintage Characterization

climate, plant water use and fruit composition

9.35 am

Plant water status determination using a sensor suite

comparison grape and orchard crops

10.00 am

Vineyard diversification to enhance biological control of pests

10.30 am
Coffee Break
10.45 am
Panel of Vineyard Managers Austin Peterson - Moderator - Ovid Vineyard Matt Hardin - Barbour Vineyards Paul Goldberg - Bettinelli Vineyards Caleb Mosley - Araujo Estate Wines
11.45 am
1.15 pm
Scientific lectures: 2012 vintage effect on berry and wine composition
1.20 pm

Seasonal effects on grape maturity markers

1.55 pm

The premox of red wines:

from grape maturity to bottle aging

2.20 pm

Influence of climate on anthocyanin and tannin development

2.55 pm

New concepts in red wine tannin analysis

3.15 pm
Coffee Break
3.30 pm
Panel of winemakers Matt Smith - Moderator - Kendall Jackson Aaron Pott - Pott Wine Bill Nancarrow - Duckhorn Vineyards Philippe Bascaules - Inglenook
4.25 pm
4.30 pm
Wine Tasting