Day 3 – Cool Climate Wine Styles
Managing Cool Climate Styles
Explore some of the major challenges faced by growers and winemakers when producing wines in cool climate regions.
- Get to grips with grapevine omics (genomics, proteomics, metabolomics…)
- Select varieties for frost hardiness, and manage freeze-damaged vines
- Optimise the ‘peppery’ aroma of Shiraz wines
- Evaluate the effects of UV radiation and powdery mildew on grape berry proteins
Wine Sensory Evaluation
- Gain an awareness of how the key senses are inter-related and influence wine evaluation
- Join the debate on minerality in wine
- Discover the influence of smell on mouth-feel in wines
- Learn how to manage cultural variation when teaching sensory evaluation
- Evaluate the importance of the timing of the riddling process in bottle-fermented sparkling wine
The Competitiveness Of Cool-Climate Regions In Global Wine Markets
- Explore the economic forces that affect the competitiveness of cool-climate regions in the marketplace.
- Compare the economics of production in the English wine industry with that of other major cool-climate wine producing areas.
The Challenges Involved in Developing Strong Regional Identities
Innovations in Cool Climate Wine Styles
- Gain an awareness of wine styles that cool climate regions could adopt to improve wine quality, such as orange wine, appassimento, and méthode ancestrale
- Discover the latest research and learn key practical steps in the production of innovative wine styles
Advancements in Sparkling Wine Production
- Learn new techniques for monitoring the press cycle
- Better understand the influence of sugar solutions at dosage on aromas and foam stability
- Taste new flavours in sparkling wines, made with Saccharomyces interspecific hybrids
The closing session will bring this Symposium to an end, whilst looking forward to its next iteration.
- Re-live the highlights of the event
- Award the prize for the best poster
- Discover who will be the next hosts of the International Cool Climate Wine Symposium