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7.30 am
Registration and breakfast
8.30 am

Climatic demand and vine water use.

map evaporation

Evaporation in vineyards

large scale variations (California, Napa Valley)

chart grape

Evaporation in vineyards

field scale variations (within vineyard).

Sap Flow

The Science of Sap Flow

10.00 am
Coffee Break
10.30 am

The relationship between vine water status and irrigation - Perspectives from 2010.

Transpiration levels in Napa in 2010: What we have learned.

How to use models to better manage your vineyard?

1st winemaker panel:
Lessons from the vineyard - measuring vine water use to optimize irrigation practices.

12.30 am
Lunch
2.00 pm

Optimizing fruit quality - the relationship between vine water use and fruit composition.

Vine water status

Relationship between vine water water deficit profile and fruit maturation.

Grape ripening

Grape ripening and the effects of late season water transfer through skins on grape composition and phenolic extraction.

3.00 pm

Relationship between vine water use and fruit composition

1st winemaker panel:
Lessons from the vineyard - measuring vine water use to optimize irrigation practices.

4.00 pm

Conclusion and closing remarks 

4.15 pm

Wine Tasting

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