2015 vintage analysis
Analysis of climatic conditions and their impact on phenological stages, how vine can modulate its water use in a dry context ?
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
Next generation diagnostics for grape trunk diseases
Application of deep sequencing technologies for the rapid simultaneous detection of trunk pathogens in symptomatic and non-symptomatic wood
2015 vintage characterization
New insights on early maturation processes, later maturation process, characterization of skin components and their extractibility
Impact of drought on fruit ripening and metabolism in white and red grape varieties.
A large scale survey on how grape metabolism respond to water deficit, with new insights on the molecular elements that regulate this response.
Study on Grape Phenolics in Napa Valley
A regional character in the microbes associated with wine production
How the “regional character” attributed to wines is influenced by grape-associated microbiota? What is the contribution of regional, environmental and viticultural factors?
The State of the Climate: What has El Niño Done for you Lately?
This talk will review the 2015 vintage climate characteristics over the western US, discuss the state of the current El Niño in terms of the ongoing drought in the region.