Australian Grape & Wine Events Calendar

Insights into managing risks associated with drought, fire and smoke winegrowers’ seminar

Date(s) - 8 Dec 2015
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Avoca Information Centre

AWRI Vic Node

$20.00 incls. morning tea & lunch

Contact Details
Mark Krstic
Phone: 0437 325 438
Email: [email protected]

Event Region(s)


8:30am Registration – tea and coffee on arrival
9:00am Welcome, introduction and background to the day(Dr. Mark Krstic, AWRI, Melbourne)
9:15am The effects of heat and drought on grapevine physiology; can we protect vines without additional irrigation?(Dr. Everard Edwards, CSIRO, Adelaide)
10:00am Optimising soil management to manage drought conditions and the use of saline supplementary irrigation water(Dr Michael McCarthy, SARDI, Nuriootpa)
10:45am Morning tea – muffins and slices provided
11:10am Effective water budgeting and irrigation management with limited water resources(Dr Michael McCarthy, SARDI, Nuriootpa)
11:50am Insights into managing vineyards and vines post fire events(Matthew Bailey, Copabella Vineyards, Tumbarumba, NSW)
12:20pm Lunch provided – sandwiches and savoury food
1:00pm Smoke taint update – improved risk assessment(Dr Mark Krstic, AWRI, Melbourne)
2:00pm Wrap up and finish (light drinks)