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2019 Trials will be announced in February

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


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