Day 1 – Facing a Challenging Climate

Day 1 – Facing a Challenging Climate

Opening Session

Opening session – Bruce Tindale

Opening session – Chris Foss

Opening session – Nick Wenman

Opening session – Tamara Roberts

Emerging Cool Climate Regions

An essential overview of the current and future climate change effects on world viticulture from two leading experts in the field.

Emerging Cool Climate Regions Jones and Schultz

Emerging Vineyard Pests and Diseases

  • Discover the latest developments in grapevine trunk disease detection and management
  • Evaluate strategies for the management of sour rot, esca and the marmorated stink bug

Emerging vineyard pests and diseases – Dr Wayne Wilcox

Emerging pests and diseases – Moustafa Selim & Beate Berkelmann-L+Âhnertz

New Varieties for Cool Climate Regions

  • Become acquainted with the new marker technology revolution in vine breeding,
  • Appraise the development of mildew-resistant vine varieties
  • Learn about, and taste, some of the new varieties suitable for cool climate regions

New varieties for cool climate viticulture – Reinhardt Täpfer

New varieties for cool climate regions – José Vouillamoz

New varieties for cool climate regions – Volker Freytag

Emerging Markets and New Consumers

  • Gain a better understanding of emerging markets and the new consumers
  • Better understand their relevance vis-a-vis established markets and current consumers
  • Gain insights into how cool climate producers might take advantage of the opportunity provided by the changing marketplace

Emerging markets and new consumers – Richard Halstead

Managing Climate-Based Variability

A critical insight into research and tools for managing climate-based variability in the vineyard and winery.

  • Understand the effects of climate variability in cool-climate vineyards, and evaluate adaptation and mitigation strategies
  • Evaluate the options for managing pyrazines, one of the key impacts of climate-change variability, in the winery

Managing climate based variability – Alistair Nesbitt

Managing climate-based variability – Cornelis Van Leeuwen

Managing climate-based variability – Gary Pickering

Managing Phenolics

  • Evaluate techniques for the management of phenolics both from vinifera and hybrid grapes in wine in the vineyard and winery
  • Discover how fragmenting berry skins can reduce the need for maceration in red wine production
  • Find out about a new method for monitoring the development of phenolics in wine throughout the winemaking process

Managing phenolics – Katharine Mansfield

Protected and Semi-Protected Viticulture

  • Evaluate different vineyard protection techniques against frost and winter freeze damage, including bud acclimation monitoring, delaying budburst and grow tubes
  • Discover a new type of cloche for increasing yield and advancing fruit ripening

Protected and semi-protected viticulture – Dr Bhukan Barbhoo

Protected and semi-protected viticulture – Dr Jim Willwerth

Protected and semi-protected viticulture – Prof Paul Read

Protected and semi-protected viticulture – Richard Smart

Protected and semi-protected viticulture – Pat Bowen

New Technological Trends that Impact the Marketing of Wine

  • See how wine businesses implement new technologies which could benefit you
  • Hear inspiring case studies that focus on how new technologies help to market and sell wine more effectively
  • Meet some of the wine industry’s key innovators

New technological trends that impact the marketing of wine – Dr Damien Wilson

English Sparkling Wine

  • Appreciate the qualities and different styles of UK-grown sparkling wines
  • Assess where the UK is now in terms of quality, and where it might be in twenty years’ time

English Sparkling Wine – Essi Avellan

English sparkling wine tasting wine details