Date: Thursday, June 23
Time: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: Portola Hotel
Lise Asimont, Francis Ford Coppola Presents, California
Kristen Barnhisel, Handley Cellars, California
Leticia Chacón-Rodriguez, Treasury Wine Estates, California
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These seminars are an ASEV program feature that emphasizes the fundamentals of commercial winemaking and viticulture practices. They are designed to emphasize useful, practical, hands-on knowledge of the general topic category with specific product focus. Suppliers with related products and services will have table top displays to view from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm on either Wednesday or Thursday specific to each seminar. Click here to view the Industry Seminar Supplier Displays.
New! These seminars are included in the General Registration fee.
Speakers will be added as confirmed.
Plant Pests and Diseases
|This seminar will provide a perspective on quarantines and containment measures for exotic and introduced pests as well as cover management of the most challenging pests and diseases in Central Coast vineyards. The light brown apple moth (LBAM) quarantine will be discussed within the context of the potential for LBAM to be a pest of concern for Monterey County grape growers. Also presented will be successful techniques used to control vine mealybug and powdery mildew in vineyards located from San Luis Obispo to Los Alamos.|
|Chair||Rhonda Smith, University of California Cooperative Extension, Sonoma County|
|Speakers||Bart Haycraft, Jackson Family Estates, California
Eric Lauritzen, Agricultural Commissioner, Monterey County
|This session will consider the newer advancements in technology for soil mapping and resulting implications for vineyard site selection, development, and cultural practices that affect production, quality and sustainability.|
|Chair||Francisco Araujo, Premier Pacific Vineyards, California|
|Speakers||Stuart Pettygrove, University of California, Davis
Paul Skinner, Terra Spase Inc., California
Robert Wample, Soil and Topography Information Inc, California
|Winemakers often conduct trials with different yeast strains in order to determine specific improvements. This seminar will address and evaluate recent experiences with yeast strains. Yeast and bacteria interactions such as concurrent fermentations will be discussed.|
|Chair||Kristen Barnhisel, Handley Cellars, California|
|Speakers||Alison Crary, Sterling Vineyards, California
Zoran Ljepovic, Constellation Wines US, California
Chandra Richter, E&J Gallo Winery, California
|This seminar will address new methods and instrumentation applied in the wine industry, including advantages and challenges, compared with older or more traditional methods. A comparison between new options and technologies for medium and larger wineries as well as options available for smaller wineries will be included.|
|Chair||Mike Ramsey, University of California, Davis|
|Speakers||Max Burmeister, Treasury Wine Estates, California
Patricia Howe, ETS Laboratories, Oregon
Paul Huckaba, Bronco Wine company, California
Sabrine M. Rodems, Wrath Wines, California