Tag - Research Projects

January 10, 2007

Independent grapegrower and winery relationships: Is everything ‘rosé’ in the New Zealand wine industry?

Wine Industry Journal, Vol 22, No 1 This paper assesses the manner in which independent grapegrowers and wineries operate in supply chain partnerships within the New Zealand wine industry.  Despite...

December 5, 2006

The science of wine tasting. What makes a good drop?

Lincoln Outlook, December 2006 New Zealand is renowned for its Marlborough Sauvignon blanc but the quality of the wine style depends primarily on the quality of the grapes and that...

June 19, 2006

Greening Waipara: building biodiversity back into the wine experience

Steve Wratten / Dr Colin Meurk The Waipara wine-growing area of North Canterbury is a place of extraordinary significance.  Like much of eastern Canterbury, it was originally draped in tall totara,...

February 8, 2006

Glassy new approach to grape ripening

Infolinc, February 2006 Lincoln University’s Food and Wine Group has begun assessment research into the use of crushed glass as a medium for reflecting greater amounts of sunlight into the...

February 4, 2006

Grapes to genes – studying the how and why of flavour and aroma production in Sauvignon blanc

Pictured are PhD students Ganeshan Vellasamy (left) and Andriy Podolyan (right) preparing grape berry samples for biochemical and molecular analyses. Their projects are focused on characterising the biochemical pathway responsible...

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