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January 21, 2014 - 8:30AM
Westin Verasa, 1314 McKinstry st, Napa
8.00 am
Registration and breakfast
8.30 am

Welcome Introduction and Keynot

9.00 am
2013 Vintage Description and Analysis of Vintage Effect on Vine Physiology and Maturation
9.05 am

Understanding Vineyard Variation Through Data and Strategies of Implementation

9.35 am

Pre-harvest Irrigation Dilutes Grape Quality. Really?

10.00 am

An Overview of Climate, Vegetative Growth and Vineyard Variability in 2013

10.20 am

Use of a Network of Temperature Sensors to Characterize Frost Events and Terroir

10.40 am
Coffee Break
10.55 am
2013 Effect on Berry and Wine Composition
11.00 am

Vigor Effects on Grape Maturation

11.20 am

Effect of Vine Water Deficit on Maturation Profiles in 2013

11.45 am
Panel of Winemakers and Vineyard Managers Mike Wolf - Mike Wolf Vineyard Management Services Toby Halkovitch - Cakebread Cellars Julien Fayard - Fayard Wines Scott Mc Leod - WineXray
12.30 pm
2.00 pm
Forward Thinking: Innovation, Technology and Viticulture
2.05 pm

Precision Agriculture and the Role of Information Technology

2.20 pm

A Climate of Uncertainty: Growing Seasons and Water Supply

2.40 pm
Announcement of the Vintage Report Innovation Award Winner presented by Bank of the West
3.20 pm
3.30 pm
Wine Tasting