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February 03, 2016 - 8:00AM
Vina Robles 3700 Mill Rd, Paso Robles, CA 93446
8.00 am
Registration and breakfast
8.30 am
8.45 am
Welcome Introduction
9.00 am
Scientific lectures: 2015 vintage description and analysis of vintage effect on vine physiology and maturation
9.05 am

2015 Vintage Analysis

Analysis of climatic conditions and their impact on phenological stages. How vine can modulate its water use in a dry context ?

9.35 am

Grapevine pruning respecting the sap flow

A pruning method to preserve the longevity of the vines perennant structure and reduce the damage caused by trunk diseases

10.00 am

Developing strategies to address red leaf diseases

Discussion about the impacts of red blotch and leafroll disease on fruit development and quality, as well as symptom identification and management strategies

10.30 am
Coffee Break
10.45 am
Scientific lectures: 2015 vintage effect on berry and wine composition
10.50 am

2015 vintage analysis

New insights on early maturation processes. Later maturation process, characterization of skin components and their extractibility.

11.15 am

Accounting for genetic diversity

Case study with Cabernet-Sauvignon clones.

11.40 am

Extraction and retention of phenolics compounds during maceration

Overview and effect of selected winemaking techniques.

12.00 pm
Panel of winemakers and vineyard managers
12.30 pm