This year we've combined Enology and Viticulture topics into one great Winemaking track. Check the sessions labeled Winemaking below to find topics that will interest both Enology and Viticulture groups.



Wine Business Monthly's editors believe that trials are the embodiment of a winemaker's pursuit of quality, and have hand selected a dozen trials to feature at WIVI this year.

The winemakers who conducted these trials will be onsite pouring their wines so you can walk around, taste the wines, connect with them personally, and provide feedback directly.

Trials Tastings will take place from 10:00-11:00am and from 2:00-3:00pm in the Adelaide and Estrella Halls.
Maps and pouring schedules will be available onsite.

Trial Name: Effect of Flash Detente Processing at Various Cabernet Sauvignon Brix Levels
Winery: Center of Effort

Trial Name: Different Yeasts on Barrel-fermented Chardonnay
Winery: Ancient Peaks Winery

Trial Name: The Effects of Commercial Yeast Strains on Edna Valley Chardonnay
Winery: Niner Wine Estates

Trial Name: Comparing Native Yeast and Commercial Yeast on Edna Valley Chardonnay
Winery: Niner Wine Estates

Trial Name: Yeast Trial on 2016 Paso Robles Grenache Blanc
Winery: Halter Ranch Vineyard

Trial Name: Increasing Phenolic Content and Flavor Profile in Syrah
Winery: Halter Ranch Vineyard

Trial Name: Impact of French Oak Tannin Level and Toasting Temperature on Cabernet Sauvignon
Winery: Fidelitas Red Mountain

Trial Name: Impact of Pinot Gris on Pinot Noir: Co-farming and Co-fermentations
Winery: Ampelos Cellars

Trial Name: Yeast Selection to Reduce Volatile Sulfide Production
Winery: Francis Ford Coppola Winery

Trial Name: White Wine Fining Hard Press Fraction with Vegecoll - ARC
Winery: Scheid Vineyards

Trial Name: The Chemical and Sensory Effects of Cluster Thinning on Cool Climate Pinot Noir
Winery: Chamisal Vineyards

Trial Name: Enzyme and Tannin Additions in Cabernet Sauvignon Winemaking
Winery: J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines