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ASEV Best Student Video Presentation Awards 2020


For some years now, Lallemand Oenology has been sponsoring 3 students in Enology and 3 in viticulture at the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) Annual Conference, for the content and quality of their winemaking or winegrowing oral or poster presentations. The winners are selected by an ASEV committee.

This year, the ASEV had to cancel the conference due to the Covid situation and the ASEV organized a video presentation to attribute the Best Video Presentation Awards.

We are pleased to announce that the winners are in Viticulture are:

  • 1st place
    Andrew Harner (Major Professor: Michela Centinari, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park

–> “Preliminary Insights into Grapevine Ecophysiological Responses to Spotted Lanternfly Population Density in Pennsylvania”

  • 2nd Place
    Harper Smith (Major Professor: Dean Volenberg, University of Missouri, Columbia)

–> “Potential Insect Vectors of Grapevine Red Blotch Virus in Missouri Vineyards”

  • 3rd Place
    Andrej Svyantek (Major Professor: Harlene Hatterman-Valenti, North Dakota State University, Fargo)

–> “Observations on Inheritance of Lacinate Leaves in Hybrid Grapevine Populations Derived from ‘Chasselas Cioutat’

In Enology, the winners are:

  • 1st Place
    Rachel Allison (Major Professor: Gavin Sacks, Cornell University, New York)

–>“Glutathione Increases Formation of Unstable Copper-Sulfhydryl Complexes Capable of Releasing H2S During Bottle Storage”

  • 2nd Place
    Demetra Perry (Major Professor: Gavin Sacks, Cornell University, New York)

–>“Effects of Pre-Fermentative Treatments on Juice Fermentation Kinetics, Color Extraction, and Volatile Composition”

  • 3rd Place
    Hannah Charnock (Major Professor: Belinda Kemp, Brock University, Canada)

–> “Impact of Production Method on Metal Content in Sparkling Wines”

Congratulations to all the winners!  To watch their presentations, follow this LINK.