Registrations are open for the Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology’s (ASVO) 2024 Oenology Seminar, which this year is on the theme of ‘Achieving clarity and getting wine into bottles’.

This year the seminar will be live-streamed from Charles Sturt University on Thursday 20 June, starting at 9.30am Australian Central Standard time. Participants who register can join in person online from anywhere.

The ASVO Oenology Seminar only happens once per year and brings new thinking and ideas based on the latest research and practical application. This year’s seminar will be of interest winemakers, oenologists, oenology students.

Vanessa Stockdale, member of the ASVO Board of Directors, and Program Chair for this seminar said: “The 2024 ASVO Oenology seminar is all about achieving clarity. For winemakers, getting wines blended and ready for bottling is the last step in the winemaking process – there is no turning back. It’s critical to get it right.

“ASVO is bringing together a great list of speakers to share their wide-ranging industry experience and some new ideas. Topics include building mouthfeel, vegan fining agents, label compliance, and the latest on copper chemistry. As always with ASVO, the content will be technical as well as practical, with step-by-step advice on getting wines ready for bottling and market.”

The panel from across Australia will provide a better understanding of common issues and possible solutions when preparing a wine for bottling.

Speakers include:

  • Damian Espinase Nandorfy and Geoff Cowey from AWRI
  • Dr Sami Yammine and Dr Arnaud Massot from Laffort
  • Kate Hardy from Proof Legal
  • Professor Andrew Clark from Charles Sturt University
  • Jeremy Dineen from Vintegrity Consulting
  • Caitlin Davies from the Department of Primary Industries and Regions SA
  • Paul Vandenbergh from Munda Wines.

Register NOW through the ASVO website.

Andy Young

Andy joined Intermedia as Editor of The Shout in 2015, writing news on a daily basis and also writing features for National Liquor News. Now Managing Editor of both The Shout and Bars and Clubs.

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