Expertise documents

expertise_documents

ESL 2019 : Biological tools in winemaking adapting to a changing environment

The proceedings from the 2019 Entretiens Scientifiques Lallemand held in Weisbaden Germany are now available. the 2019 international meeting focused on different strategies to overcome some of the issues related to climate change. From the vineyards with Lalvigne foliar sprays to managing acidity with non-Saccharomyces yeast, to nutrition and oxidation management. Special guests from the Geisenheim Institute , Prof Manfred Grossman and Prof J. Wendland presented the latest work from the Institute. The Entretiens had the privilege of hosting Prof Monika Christmann from Geisenheim University and the OIV 1st Vice-President as the key note speaker. ESL 2019 eversion

Micobiological strategies to optimize wine regionality and personality

Proceedings of the XXVIIIth Entretiens Scientifiques Lallemand held in Blenheim, New Zealand focused on Sauvignon blanc and Pinot noir wine production.  Topics presented included aroma profiles of Sauvignon blanc, yeast to help shape Sauvignon blanc styles and the challenges of Pinot noir wine.  Master of Wine student, Ms Sarah Benson (Manchester, UK) presented her study ‘Creating Marlborough Sauvignon blanc in different styles, and assessing UK consumer and journalist preferences for these wines’. ESL_Proceedings_2018

Technical overview on cider production

Proceedings of the XXVIIth Entretiens Scientifiques Lallemand held in Tallinn, Estonia focused on cider production.  Topics presented included overviews of cider production in different countries illustrating the wide range of styles produced worldwide. Cahier ESL 2017 complet

Biodiversity meets terroir

Proceedings of the XXVIth Entretiens Scientifiques Lallemand held in Osoyoos, Canada focused on understanding that microbiological diversity is essential for controlling the production of quality wine.  Topics presented included the diversity of microbial populations in the vineyard and in winery fermentations. ESL 2016 Canada - ENG

New outlook in viticulture and the impact on wine quality

Proceedings of the XXVth Entretiens Scientifiques Lallemand held in Mendoza, Argentina focused on the how the complexity of fruit composition, vine genetic factors and viticultural practices influence wine quality. Topics presented discussed the effect of fruit physiology at harvest, grape management, irrigation practices, and phenolic maturity, and how these factors influence final wine quality. Cahier ESL 2015 complet