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8.00 am
Registration and breakfast
8.30 am

Welcome Introduction

9.00 am

Scientific lectures Part I

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Responses of Pinot noir to the Timing of Cluster Thinning

This presentation will evaluate the effects of the timing of cluster thinning on Pinot noir in California's Central Coast on the berry and wine composition.

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Grape ripening and environment; from climate change to microclimate and cultural practices.

Simulations of climate change conditions forecasted for the end of the century and effects of solar radiation and cultural practices in California.

9.55 am
Coffee Break
10.10 am

Scientific lectures Part II

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Light and canopy management effects on aroma development

This presentation will describe the results of research in light exposure in aroma development and alternatives in canopy management that influence the final aroma compounds present in Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.

Vine Grapes

Using Grape Phenolic Analysis

The ETS grape phenolic panel has proven to be a powerful tool for vineyard descriptions, maturity monitoring, vintage predictions and winery intake analysis. Examples from the 2016 season will be presented.

11.30 pm

Panel of winemakers and vineyard managers

12.30 pm