Viticulture and Oenology

Wine researcher Roberta De Bei is our latest Superstar of STEM

Superstar of STEM Roberto De Bei

A scientist who helps viticulturists worldwide to produce quality wine has been named among Australia's latest Superstars of STEM.

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Wild yeasts may hold key to better wines from warmer climates

Professor Vlad Jiranek, Oenology

Scientists have found yeasts that naturally occur on wine grapes may improve wines produced in warmer climates.

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Berry shrivel no friend of Cabernet Sauvignon wine quality

Dr Vinay Pagay, lecturer in viticulture and vineyard engineering

Project finds berry shrivel in Cabernet is influenced by climate and can negatively affect wine flavour and characteristics

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Kerry Wilkinson named Australia's best wine educator

Kerry Wilkinson named Australia's best wine educator

Oenology expert Kerry Wilkinson awarded 'Best Wine Educator' in the 2018 Wine Communicator Awards.

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Wine scholarship winners are best of the bunch

Top viticulture and oenology students have been awarded scholarships to boost their study and career potential.

Top viticulture and oenology students have been awarded scholarships to boost their study and career potential.

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Alcohol brewed from trees and other fermented drinks in Indigenous history

A sample of the Eucalyptus giunnii plant

There’s evidence that Australian Aboriginal people have a long history of using fermentation to make beverages.

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Beer scientists look at bigger pitcher after barley discovery

School of Agriculture, Food and Wine researcher Associate Professor Matthew Tucker.

Brewers and scientists are frothing with excitement after the discovery of new information about the malting characteristics of barley grains.

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Wine scientists remove bitter flavours from Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine scientists remove bitter flavours from Cabernet Sauvignon

Scientists at Australia’s largest wine research hub have used tiny magnetic particles to remove strange aromas and flavours from wine.

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Support for grapegrowers in the palm of their hand

The improved powdery mildew assessment application, PMapp, and a new application, Grape Assess, are now available on Android and Apple devices.

Grapegrowers have an advantage for the upcoming season in the form of a new smart phone application and a vital update to an existing app.

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Making vodka from waste potato peelings and pulp

Potatoes

Discarded potato peelings and pulp created by potato product manufacturers could soon be turned into a Premium South Australian Vodka.

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