Over the summer holiday season the following University of Adelaide researchers are available to comment on their areas of expertise.
The University of Adelaide’s Associate Professor Susan Bastian has invited Dilmah Tea Chairman Dilhan C. Fernando to Adelaide to share insights into the terroir properties of Australian and Barossa wines and Dilmah Ceylon teas.
The University of Adelaide will be home to the world’s first trial-scale research facility for no and low alcohol (NOLO) wine.
Today, Monday 12 December, a partnership between the University of Adelaide and the Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) will be cemented with support from Wine Australia. The partnership will benefit the Australian grape and wine sector by improving grape and wine quality and production, and by building business sustainability.
Fourteen grants totalling $7,269,318 have been awarded to University of Adelaide researchers from the Federal Government to continue their work in a range of important areas including health, wine and food production, pollution and nuclear physics.
A University of Adelaide student has been named Best Wine Student in the country.
Introducing Nicolia spurrieriana – named after South Australia’s Chief Public Health Officer, Professor Nicola Spurrier – which could potentially be used in the fermentation of wine, sourdough bread and pickled foods.
Researchers from the University of Adelaide have crunched the data on the best methods to delay grapes ripening on the vine, leading to better quality wine.
Low and no-alcohol wine products could bring more than 500 jobs and add $64 million a year to South Australia’s economy with the Marshall Liberal Government investing nearly $5 million to turbo-charge the sector locally.
The ability to analyse multiple images at once, GPS capability to create maps of the spatial variability of canopy size, and Cloud storage, are just some of the new upgrades to VitiCanopy, the University of Adelaide-developed mobile app that helps grapegrowers manage their vineyards more effectively.