Tag - Research Projects

May 27, 2013

The 2013 David Jackson Prize

Research identifying and measuring the genetic mutations of selected grapevines when exposed to environmental stresses has won Lincoln University PhD student Darrell Lizamore the David Jackson prize for 2013. The...

May 15, 2012

A Review of the Soils of North Canterbury Wine Country

Plans are underway for an upcoming project that would interpret the geology, landforms, and soils of the North Canterbury winegrowing regions of Waipara and Waikari. Over the past twenty years,...

April 30, 2012

Reports on Grapevine Diseases for New Zealand Winegrowers

Dr Marlene Jaspers has recently completed a series of research reports for New Zealand Winegrowers.  The reports summarize recent findings from research projects investigating Botryosphaeria dieback disease and Cylindrocarpon black...

February 20, 2012

Sauvignon Blanc Research Programme Extended Through 2016

In July 2010, the Foundation for Research, Science, and Technology renewed funding for the Sauvignon Blanc Research Programme.  The Programme involves scientists from Plant and Food Research, Marlborough Wine Research...

February 6, 2012

Lincoln Professor Pursues Visiting Professorship in France

Professor Brian Jordan has recently returned from France, where he held a visiting Professorship at the Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin (ISVV), at the University of...

November 29, 2011

Study to Compare Wine Socialisation of Gen Y Internationally

A study has recently been launched to investigate wine socialisation experiences of Generation Y (those born between 1978 and 1993) in Australasia, the United States, and Old World wine countries...

December 8, 2010

Biodiversity Trails: their value at the cellar door

Researchers: Jean-Marie Tompkins, Joanna Fountain and Steve Wratten Most research on winery visitation to date has focused on the experiences of visitors within the tasting room or cellar door, ignoring the...

April 27, 2010

Rootstock effects on the performance of Chardonnay vines

A trial evaluating the effects of rootstocks on the performance of Chardonnay vines on the Lincoln University campus celebrated another successful harvest this month, paving the way for an experience...

April 15, 2010

Reflective mulch effects on vineyard environment, vine performance and wine qualities

Researchers: Glen L Creasy, Gilbert Wells,Olivia Ross, Rainer Hofmann This series of projects aims to make better use of the incoming energy from the sun to improve wine quality. Cool...

April 2, 2010

Development of methodologies and protocols for sensory evaluation of research wines

Researcher: Wendy Parr The project involved development of a sensory protocol or manual. It is recognized that wine is a complex stimulus and the protocol attempts to address issues pertaining...

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