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    DECEMBER 2009
  • Wynboer Guidelines for December  - read article...
  • A Clean And Green Wine Industry: Biodynamic viticultural practices  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: The practical management of hydrogen sulphide  - read article...
  • Cultivation of Pinotage in various climatic regions - Part 4: The impact of canopy management, vine frame and cordon height on the viticultural and oenological performance of Pinotage in climate region 4  - read article...
  • ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij shares research results with raisin and wine grape producers of the Lower Orange River  - read article...
  • Brettanomyces, wine and control  - read article...
  • Confronting Climate Change  - read article...
  • Health benefits of wines with reduced alcohol  - read article...
  • Visit to Australia: General impressions  - read article...
  • Alternative oak treatments in South Africa (Part 2): Investigating the effect of different staves in simulating an oak barrel  - read article...

    NOVEMBER 2009
  • Wynboer Guidelines for November  - read article...
  • Wine In Wood And Wood In Wine: Innovative technology and oak products  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Wine bacteria: the good and the bad  - read article...
  • The impact on health of heavy metals in wine  - read article...
  • Grapevine production for specific wine objectives when the economic climate is bleak  - read article...
  • Eksteenskuil and Realaboga farmers learn aerial grafting  - read article...
  • Alternative oak treatments in South Africa (Part 1): Establishing a correct stave dosage  - read article...

    OCTOBER 2009
  • Wynboer Guidelines for October  - read article...
  • A Clean And Green Wine Industry: Alternative packaging for a smaller carbon footprint  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Using micro-oxygenation to improve wine quality  - read article...
  • The Origin of Grapevine Cultivars  - read article...
  • Organic Matter and Carbon in Vineyard Soils  - read article...

    SEPTEMBER 2009
  • Wynboer Guidelines for September  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Improved filtration with BECOPAD  - read article...
  • Wine In Wood And Wood In Wine: Making optimal use of the cellar's oak procurement budget  - read article...
  • IPW guidelines for handling, storage and disposal of agrochemicals (part 3): Training of spray operators, protective gear and prescribed medical examinations  - read article...
  • Cultivation of Pinotage in various climatic regions (Part 3)  - read article...
  • The cost of using mechanical harvesters and pruners in the vineyard  - read article...

    AUGUST 2009
  • Wynboer Guidelines for August  - read article...
  • A Clean And Green Wine Industry: A greener wine laboratory  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Mechanical harvesting of grapes  - read article...
  • IPW guidelines for handling, storage and disposal of agrochemicals (part 2): Filling points for spray equipment and disposal of empty containers  - read article...
  • Mouth-feel of different white wine treatments  - read article...

    JULY 2009
  • Wynboer Guidelines for July  - read article...
  • Wine In Wood And Wood In Wine: Latest developments in oak alternatives  - read article...
  • What's Up In The Vineyard And Cellar: Making sparkling wine  - read article...
  • A Clean And Green Wine Industry: Environmentally friendly sanitation products for the cellar  - read article...
  • Effect of organic and integrated soil cultivation practices on soil nutrient status and performance of a Sauvignon blanc vineyard situated in the Paarl wine district (Part 2): Grapevine performance  - read article...
  • Microbial dynamics in constructed wetlands used for treating distillery wastewater  - read article...
  • IPW guidelines for handling, storage and disposal of agrochemicals (Part 1): Legislation and storage of agrochemicals  - read article...

    JUNE 2009
  • Wynboer Guidelines for June  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Oak maturation of Pinot noir  - read article...
  • Wine In Wood And Wood In Wine: How different factors impact on the chemical composition of oak  - read article...
  • Confronting Climate Change  - read article...
  • Microbial community response to copper oxychloride contamination in acidic, sandy loam soils  - read article...
  • Effect of organic and integrated soil cultivation practices on soil nutrient status  - read article...

    MAY 2009
  • Wynboer Tips for May  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Wine tasting in the cellar  - read article...
  • A Clean And Green Wine Industry: The impact of veld fires on wine quality  - read article...
  • Arbuscular Mycorrhizae (AM) in vineyards Part 2: Effects of AM on young grapevine performance  - read article...
  • VinPro survey: The cost of grape production and producer profitability  - read article...

    APRIL 2009
  • Wynboer Tips for April  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: The cleaning of tanks and barrels  - read article...
  • A Clean And Green Wine Industry: The influence of packaging materials on a cellar's carbon footprint  - read article...
  • Confronting Climate Change  - read article...
  • Cost of trellis systems  - read article...
  • Arbuscular Mycorrhizae (AM) in vineyards (Part 1): Effect of AM inoculation, fungicide and rootstock on soil AM populations  - read article...

    MARCH 2009
  • Wynboer Tips for March  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Off-odours in Shiraz  - read article...
  • A Clean And Green Wine Industry: Calculating a cellar's carbon footprint  - read article...
  • The effect of molecular sulphur dioxide on the growth, acetic and gluconic acid production of selected South African acetic acid bacterial strains  - read article...
  • Cultivation of Pinotage in different climatic regions (Part 2): The influence of canopy management, vine frame and cordon height on the viticultural and oenological performance of Pinotage in climate region 2  - read article...

    FEBRUARY 2009
  • Wynboer Tips for February  - read article...
  • A Clean And Green Wine Industry: Vinifying organic wines  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Computerising the winery barrel inventory  - read article...
  • Composition of effluents from wineries in the Western and Northern Cape provinces Part 2 - Impacts on soil and the environment  - read article...
  • Cultivation of Pinotage in various climatic regions (Part 1): Climatic differences  - read article...

    JANUARY 2009
  • Wynboer Tips for January  - read article...
  • A Clean And Green Wine Industry: Recycling Cellar Waste  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: The Influence Of Different Oak Sources On The Flavour Profile Of Red Wine  - read article...
  • Composition of effluents from wineries in the Western and Northern Cape provinces 1 - Seasonal variation and differences between wineries  - read article...
  • Strategy: Research and technology innovation and transfer  - read article...
  • Dieback of young vines and the Growth Arrestment Phenomenon along the Lower Orange River  - read article...

    NOVEMBER 2008
  • Wynboer Tips for November  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Red wine fermentation in small barrels  - read article...
  • A Clean And Green Wine Industry: The conflicting relationship between carbon footprint and poverty  - read article...
  • The Ability Of Wine Yeast To Consume Fructose  - read article...
  • Wine Grape Cultivars: What's In A Name?  - read article...
  • Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi In Western Cape Grapevine Nurseries Part 2  - read article...
  • New Wine Yeasts For South African Winemakers  - read article...
  • Fructose Utilisation By Anchor Red Wine Yeast Strains  - read article...
  • Influence Of The Wine Yeast NT 202 On The Progress Of Malolactic Fermentation  - read article...
  • Modulation Of Sauvignon Blanc Aromas Through Yeast Strain, Nutrition And Seasonal Variation  - read article...

    OCTOBER 2008
  • Wynboer Tips for October  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Chemical risks in viticulture  - read article...
  • A Clean And Green Wine Industry: Organic Viticulture  - read article...
  • Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi In Western Cape Grapevine Nurseries (Part 1): Varieties And Distribution  - read article...
  • OIV Sustainable Vitiviniculture Guide: Environmental Issues  - read article...
  • The effect of alternative pruning methods on viticultural and oenological performance (Part 2)  - read article...

    SEPTEMBER 2008
  • Wynboer Tips for September  - read article...
  • Different Barrel Washers  - read article...
  • A Clean And Green Wine Industry: Organic certification  - read article...
  • Biotech Brief Wine and biotechnology  - read article...
  • Multi-coloured Asian ladybird beetle - Wolf in sheep's clothing?  - read article...
  • Colour and phenolic characteristics of different clones from Pinot noir, Pinotage, Merlot, Shiraz, Cabernet franc and Cabernet Sauvignon  - read article...
  • VinPro Tour - South Australia  - read article...

    AUGUST 2008
  • Wynboer Tips for August  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Microbes in wine  - read article...
  • A Clean And Green Wine Industry: Environmental concern  - read article...
  • Aster Yellows disease in vineyards in South Africa  - read article...
  • Antioxidant Capacity of Pinotage Wines: Effect of selected viticultural and enological practices  - read article...

    JUNE 2008
  • Wynboer Tips for June  - read article...
  • Wine In Wood And Wood In Wine: Cleaning and disinfection of oak barrels  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: The use of computer software in the wine cellar  - read article...
  • The SASEV JOURNAL, South African Journal of Enology and Viticulture, picks a bountiful crop  - read article...
  • Bentonite - more than just dirt  - read article...

    MAY 2008
  • Wynboer Tips for May  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Oxygen ingress in bottled wines  - read article...
  • Wine In Wood And Wood In Wine: Micro-oxygenation Part 2  - read article...
  • Eksteenskuil farmers receive training and technology from the ARC  - read article...
  • The contribution of atmospheric humidity in winter to yield fluctuations of Sultanina in the Lower Orange River region  - read article...

    APRIL 2008
  • Wynboer Tips for April  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Cross flow filtration  - read article...
  • Wine In Wood And Wood In Wine: Micro-oxygenation Part 1  - read article...
  • SASEV Journal Abstracts  - read article...
  • Effect of organic and integrated soil cultivation practices on the weed population in a Sauvignon blanc vineyard  - read article...
  • VinPro survey - The cost of grape production and producer profitability  - read article...

    MARCH 2008
  • Wynboer Tips for March  - read article...
  • Wine In Wood And Wood In Wine: Using American oak of different origin  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: The influence of malolactic fermentation  - read article...
  • Analysing possible future scenarios: Introducing a tool for strategic decision making  - read article...
  • Land reform farms in Bonnievale benefit from ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij vineyard training and technology transfer  - read article...
  • The use of non-Saccharomyces fructophilic yeasts for efficient fermentation of grape juice  - read article...
  • SASEV Journal Abstracts  - read article...

    DECEMBER 2007
  • Wynboer Tips for December  - read article...
  • The retention of flavour compounds in white wines  - read article...
  • The certification of oak products used in the vinification process  - read article...
  • Effect of different oxygen levels on glutathione levels in South African white must and wines  - read article...
  • Enhancement of Sauvignon blanc wine aroma through yeast combinations  - read article...
  • International Journal Abstracts  - read article...
  • IPW Farm and Cellar Audits for 2005 and 2006 vintages - Results and trends  - read article...
  • Life skills education in the Riebeek Valley  - read article...

    OCTOBER 2007
  • Wynboer Tips for October  - read article...
  • The impact of wine cellars on global warming  - read article...
  • The use of heat and water in the construction of barrels  - read article...
  • Fine-tuning grape ripening: superior wine through genetic control  - read article...
  • A perspective on climate change II - Implications for global and South African viticulture  - read article...
  • International Journal Abstracts  - read article...

    JULY 2007
  • Wynboer Tips for July  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Reductive vinification  - read article...
  • Wine In Wood And Wood In Wine: The increasing use of alternative wood products  - read article...
  • Micro-Oxygenation In South African Wine Part 2  - read article...
  • Reasons And Procedures For Soil Preparation  - read article...
  • Molecular detection of potential inoculum sources of Phaeomoniella chlamydospora in grapevine nurseries  - read article...

    JUNE 2007
  • Wynboer Tips for June  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: The role of oxygen in vinification  - read article...
  • The use of oak in the vinification of flagship wines  - read article...
  • Seasonal Vine Mealybug phenology in different grape-growing areas in the Western Cape  - read article...
  • Micro-Oxygenation In South African Wine: Part 1  - read article...

    MAY 2007
  • Wynboer Tips for May  - read article...
  • The influence of oak on the vinification and maturation of wine  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Mourvèdre blends  - read article...
  • FoodBev SETA News  - read article...
  • The occurrence of apiculate yeasts in grape and must samples from the Robertson area  - read article...
  • Aroma Profiles Of South African Wines  - read article...
  • The Mycorrhizal Fungus - A Lifelong Partner Of The Grapevine  - read article...
  • The effect of irrigation on growth, yield, wine quality and evapotranspiration of Colombar  - read article...

    APRIL 2007
  • Wynboer Tips for April  - read article...
  • The impact of refrigeration on the energy bills of wine cellars  - read article...
  • Wine In Wood And Wood In Wine: The use of American oak barrels  - read article...
  • VinPro review - The cost of grape production and producer profitability  - read article...
  • Lactoenos 450 PreAc: A new type of malolactic starter  - read article...
  • Wetlands consistently clean up organic effluents  - read article...

    MARCH 2007
  • Wynboer Tips for March  - read article...
  • Prevention of fires in underground cellars  - read article...
  • Recycling used wine barrels  - read article...
  • FoodBev SETA News  - read article...
  • Vinitech 2006 closes on a resolutely upbeat note!  - read article...
  • An investigation into possible water savings with sub-surface irrigation (Part II) - Plant water stress, growth, yield and quality  - read article...
  • Unconventional cultivation of grapes for juice, rebate wine and distilling wine  - read article...
  • Practical Guidelines For The Short- And Long-Term Control Of Nematodes  - read article...

    FEBRUARY 2007
  • Wynboer Tips for February  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Screwcaps as bottle closure  - read article...
  • Bud break patterns in the Olifants River valley during the 2004 and 2005 seasons Part II  - read article...
  • Slanghoek Cellar and Biodiversity  - read article...
  • An investigation into possible water savings using sub-surface irrigation Part I - Irrigation quantities, wetting patterns and root distribution  - read article...
  • Nematodes In Vines - Practical Guidelines For The Short- And Long-Term Control Of Nematodes  - read article...
  • Using highly absorbent yeast hulls in wine for eliminating corked and mouldy taints  - read article...
  • The Effect Of Cover Crops On Ants And Mealybugs In Vineyards  - read article...

    JANUARY 2007
  • Wynboer Tips for January  - read article...
  • The effect of smoke taint on wine after veld fires  - read article...
  • Focus on Rosé  - read article...
  • Enomaq - Tecnovid 2007 - A date with oenology, Bottling and Vine-growing not to be missed!  - read article...
  • The effect of a specific pectolytic enzyme treatment on white grape juice  - read article...
  • Isolation and evaluation of South African lactic acid bacteria  - read article...
  • The influence of Calcium and Magnesium soil applications on the performance and Potassium uptake of Vitis vinifera L. cvs. Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet franc in the Paardeberg area  - read article...
  • Bud break patterns in the Olifants River valley during the 2004 and 2005 seasons Part (I)  - read article...

    DECEMBER 2006
  • Wynboer Tips for December  - read article...
  • Vinitech 2006 in Bordeaux - "A world of exchange in a changing world"  - read article...
  • Foul smell - The right enzyme choice, a tool to avoid volatile phenol production  - read article...
  • A Joint Venture Project Creating The Technology Transfer Enabling Environment  - read article...
  • A new yeast selection process for the expression of the varietal aroma of Sauvignon Blanc  - read article...
  • Research On Chenin Blanc  - read article...
  • Factors influencing the impact of oak chips on the flavour of wine  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: The sorting of grapes  - read article...
  • Characterisation of grapevines visually infected with Shiraz disease associated viruses  - read article...

    NOVEMBER 2006
  • Wynboer Tips for November  - read article...
  • The application of separation and recombination in modern vinification processes  - read article...
  • Wine In Wood And Wood In Wine: The use of different size barrels  - read article...
  • How to ensure and improve wine fermentation by first protecting the yeast  - read article...
  • A macro scale analysis of the vineyard production potential of the RSA  - read article...
  • The effect of various metal closure liners on the shelf life of white wine  - read article...
  • Enzymes in winemaking - Method of production, the enzymatic reactions and their effect on the transformation of grapes into wine  - read article...

    SEPTEMBER 2006
  • Wynboer Tips for September  - read article...
  • Zinfandel offers possibilities  - read article...
  • Wine In Wood And Wood In Wine - Specific Barrels for Specific Cultivars  - read article...
  • Protocol for control of mealybug in vineyards (production blocks)  - read article...
  • Visual observations regarding somaclonal variation and reinfection with leafroll in established Roobernet vines following plant material improvement by somatic embryogenesis  - read article...
  • Research on pinotage  - read article...

    JUNE 2006
  • Wynboer Tips for June  - read article...
  • Brettanomyces test within 3 hours  - read article...
  • Fruit flies on wine grapes - infestation success, cultivar effects and impact on area-wide control  - read article...
  • Fructophilic yeasts being developed by Nietvoorbij microbiologists  - read article...
  • The necessity of wood specifications in the vinification process  - read article...
  • PERDEBERG - home of zebras ... and tortoises  - read article...
  • Grapevine Nurseries In The Saron And Ebenhaeser Communities  - read article...

    MAY 2006
  • Wynboer Tips for May  - read article...
  • The occurrence of Brett in Australia and local advice on how to manage this phenomenon  - read article...
  • Wood imports cost wine industry millions!  - read article...
  • Report on attendance of the "Bacchus in Bourgogne" Conference, 3-5 Nov., 2005, Beaune, France  - read article...
  • Differentiation between geographic origins of wine using element composition  - read article...

    JANUARY 2006
  • Wynboer Tips for January  - read article...
  • The use of Spinning Cone Column to reduce alcohol in wines  - read article...
  • The 2nd Winetech Biotechnology Information Day  - read article...
  • Industry-wide investigation into the occurrence and causes of problem fermentations  - read article...
  • Classification of South African wines according to geographical origin using multi-element chemical analysis  - read article...
  • Guidelines for making compost on a wine grape enterprise  - read article...
  • Is SO2's days numbered? SO2 versus antimicrobial peptides in wine preservation  - read article...

    NOVEMBER 2005
  • Wynboer Tips for November  - read article...
  • The evaluation of barrels for purchase  - read article...
  • SunBio: Embracing Biotechnology in the Wine Industry  - read article...
  • Legislation and responsibility for traceability and food safety - An enzyme producer replies  - read article...
  • Ethyl Carbamate in South African Wine  - read article...
  • Bacterial Nutrition - Essential for Successful Malolactic Fermentation  - read article...
  • Update on the Biodiversity & Wine Initiative - moving forward with members  - read article...
  • A new perspective on soilborne diseases of grapevines in nurseries  - read article...

    SEPTEMBER 2005
  • Wynboer Tips for September  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: Management of ponds for the treatment of cellar wastewater  - read article...
  • Winetech ensures technology transfer to producers  - read article...
  • Preliminary code of sound vitiviniculture practices in order to minimise levels of Ochratoxin A in vine-based products  - read article...
  • Wosa/Winetech-seminar: Profit in the Vineyard - 14 June 2005  - read article...
  • Announcing The First Two Members Of The Biodiversity & Wine Initiative  - read article...
  • Oxygen in winemaking - Part II  - read article...
  • Effect Of Yeast Strain And Lees Contact On Chenin Blanc Wine Quality  - read article...

    AUGUST 2005
  • Wynboer Tips for August  - read article...
  • Current Vineyard And Cellar Events: The occurrence of succinic acid in wines  - read article...
  • Effect of altitude and distance from the Atlantic Ocean on mean February temperatures in the Western Cape Coastal region  - read article...
  • Effect Of Berry Size, Sunlight Exposure And Ripeness On Chenin Blanc Wine Quality  - read article...
  • Oxygen in winemaking: Part I  - read article...

    JULY 2005
  • Sources of volatile acid formation in wine and potential control measurements  - read article...
  • Trunk disease pathogens associated with apparently healthy nursery grapevines  - read article...
  • Resistance of ryegrass (Lolium spp.) against glyphosate and paraquat/diquat in orchards and vineyards  - read article...
  • Relationship between grape colour and wine quality  - read article...

    JUNE 2005
  • Wynboer Tips for June  - read article...
  • Current vineyard and cellar events: The sensorial evaluation of grape berries  - read article...
  • A protocol to quantify spray deposits in grape bunches  - read article...
  • Retrospection of the 4th International Workshop on Grapevine Trunk Diseases (IWGTD), 20 - 21 January 2005  - read article...
  • Biogenic amine production in wine  - read article...

    MAY 2005
  • Wynboer Tips for May  - read article...
  • Differrent sources of wood in the wine industry  - read article...
  • Proving more versatile than just 'strawberries and cream'?  - read article...
  • Monitoring performance of constructed wetlands in California  - read article...
  • Influence Of Must Turbidity And Yeast Lees Content On Rebate Wine And Potstill Brandy Quality  - read article...

    JANUARY 2005
  • Wynboer Tips for January  - read article...
  • Large and difficult harvest - but wine imports a reality - Sawis harvest report and forecasts  - read article...
  • Vinitech 2004 in Bordeaux  - read article...
  • Talking Biotech  - read article...
  • Winetech Technology-Transfer Project: Vineyard Practice Evaluation Project  - read article...
  • Perceptions and realities - water, effluent and environmental management systems in the SA wine industry  - read article...
  • How yeast can influence the sensory profile of wines without losing the regional identity: The Chardonnay Example  - read article...















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