Topic Introduction and Overview - Dr. Ben-Ami Bravdo Volcani Institute, Israel
Panel Discussion and Tasting: Paired winemakers and vineyardists from four California regions focus on one principal topic. Concrete examples of problems and discussion of practical solutions that illustrate effective communication between enologists and viticulturists. Concurrent tasting of two wines per team to demonstrate examples of problem solving techniques.
Moderator: Jim Wolpert, U.C. Davis
North Coast: Ed Sbragia/Bob Steinhauer, Beringer Vineyards
Central Coast: Charlie Tsegeletos/Kurt Gollnick, UDV/Scheid
South San Joaquin Valley: Paul Stafford/Bryan Anthony, E&J Gallo Winery
North Coast - Medium Size: Christina Benz/Jim Murphy, Murphy-Goode Estate Winery