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Decanted Issue 3

Decanted Issue 3

Friday, 6 Sep 2019

In this edition: Research to understand water-use components in the vineyard to make the whole system more resilient to climate change, a project examining the effectiveness of root stocks to limit potassium uptake by the grapevine and the impact on berry acidity. Members conference presentations, awards and researcher profiles.

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Decanted Issue 1

Friday, 22 Feb 2019

In this edition: we turn up the heat in research examining the impact of higher temperatures on grape and wine quality to develop new management strategies for growers. We celebrate PhD student Aruni Buddhika's graduation and welcome back Dr Jason Smith. There’s also researcher profiles, visitors to the Centre and a report on international travel.

Decanted Issue 2

Saturday, 1 Jun 2019

In this edition: research to arm grapegrowers and winemakers with more knowledge about how bunch rot can impact a final wine. Read about Charles Sturt University's ranking of 'well above world standard' for horticultural production research, meet the international Masters students, researcher profiles and more.

Decanted Issue 2

Monday, 15 Oct 2018

In this edition: We celebrate the graduation of Dr Rocco Longo, meet the new Centre Board members, find out about new resources for growers and winemakers and read about NWGIC researchers presenting their work at conferences in Australia and overseas.

Decanted Issue 1

Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018

In this edition we welcome new funding for NWGIC research, head to the Hunter Valley and Orange for pruning workshops, find out about research to understand grapevine trunk disease and ask how Chinese wine industry specialists describe Australian Shiraz. There's also photos of our vintage celebration and profiles of our researchers.