Biosecurity, pest and disease management

SAR 1601

Grapevine trunk disease management for vineyard longevity in diverse climates in Australia
 
Chief investigator: Dr. Mark Sosnowski
Research organisation: South Australian Research and Development Institute

Climate adaptability

AWR 1603 Mitigation of Climate Change Impacts (Smoke Taint) on the National Wine Industry
 
Chief investigator: Markus Herderich
Research organisation: The Australian Wine Research Institute

CSP 1504

Evaluation of new technology and new scion-rootstock combinations for improved water use efficiency and reduced costs
 
Chief investigator: Dr Mark Thomas
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food

SAR 1302

Managing the impacts of climate change rainfall decline on vine balance and root activity
 
Chief investigator: Dr Mike McCarthy
Research organisation: SARDI

UA 1502

Using in-canopy misters to mitigate the negative effects of heatwaves on grapevines
 
Chief investigator: Dr Vinay Pagay
Research organisation: The University of Adelaide

UT 1504

Australia’s wine future: Adapting to short-term climate variability and long-term climate change
 
Chief investigator: Rebecca Harris
Research organisation: The University of Tasmania

Customer insights

FU 1701 The Ties that Bind: Building Strong Importer and Retailer Relationships to Drive Premium Wine Export Sales
 
Chief investigator: Roberta Crouch
Research organisation: Flinders University
USA 1501 Driving the strategic growth of Australian wines in the US export market
 
Chief investigator: Larry Lockshin
Research organisation: University of South Australia
USA 1602 Creating opportunity for Australian ‘fine’ wine in China
 
Chief investigator: Justin Cohen
Research organisation: University of South Australia
WOP 1401 The opportunities for further market share expansion of Australia’s regional and premium price segment wines in the US market
 
Chief investigator: John Gillespie
Research organisation: Wine Opinions

Efficient and sustainable vineyard management

CSA 1701-2.1 Physiology of root to shoot interactions
 
Chief investigator: Everard Edwards
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food
CSA 1701-2.2 Adjusting grape berry ripening to suit a changing climate: plant growth regulator-based solutions
 
Chief investigator: Christopher Davies
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food

MQ 1401

Accurate and early yield predictions through advanced statistical modelling
 
Chief investigator: Dr Steven Van Sluyter
Research organisation: Macquarie University

Efficient winery production

2XE 1501 Activity based costing tool & benchmarking database development & extension project
 
Chief investigator: James McIntyre
Research organisation: 2XE

AWR 1502

Winemaking interventions to modulate glutathione status: effects on white wine quality
 
Chief investigator: Dr Simon Schmidt
Research organisation: Australian Wine Research Institute

Enhanced yeast and bacterial performance

AWRI 3.3.1

Evaluating non-conventional yeast for the production of wines that contain less ethanol
 
Chief investigator: Dr Cristian Varela
Research organisation: Australian Wine Research Institute

Enhancing grapevine and rootstock performance

CSA 1701-1.1 Scion genetics and improvement: development of new disease-resistance varieties
 
Chief investigator: Ian Dry
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food
CSA 1701-1.2 Scion genetics and improvement: desirable consumer traits
 
Chief investigator: Paul Boss
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food
CSA 1701-1.3 Rootstock genetics and improvement: new improved rootstocks with durable resistance to root-knot nematodes and phylloxera
 
Chief investigator: Harley Smith
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food
CSA 1701-1.4 Rootstock genetics and improvement: tolerance to abiotic stress
 
Chief investigator: Mandy Walker
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food
CSA 1701-1.5 Field trials : new scion-rootstock combinations and evaluation of new technology for improved water use efficiency and reduced costs
 
Chief investigator: Mark Thomas
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food
CSA 1701-1.6 Regional evaluation of new germplasm – pathway to adoption
 
Chief investigator: Mark Thomas
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food
CSA 1701-1.7 Enabling technologies and genetic resources
 
Chief investigator: Mandy Walker
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food
CSP 1302 Genetic and mechanistic characterisation of rootstock traits conferring abiotic stress tolerance to grapevines
 
Chief investigator: Dr Mandy Walker and Dr Everard Edwards
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food

CSP 1303

Towards elite mildew resistant selections suitable for industry use
 
Chief investigator: Dr Mark Thomas
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food

CSP 1304

New rootstocks for Australian conditions
 
Chief investigator: Peter Clingeleffer
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food
CSP 1305 Climate change ready varieties and management technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the vineyard
 
Chief investigator: Dr Mark Thomas
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food

CSP 1306

Genetic transformation of grapevine to test significant abiotic stress and pest resistance genes
 
Chief investigator: Dr Mandy Walker
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food

Grapegrowing for excellence

AWR 1601 Digital solutions for grape quality measures at the weighbridge
 
Chief investigator: Dr Paul Petrie
Research organisation: The Australian Wine Research Institute
AWR 1602 Rotundone and its role in defining terroir in iconic Australian cool climate ‘peppery’ Shiraz
 
Chief investigator: Markus Herderich
Research organisation: The Australian Wine Research Institute

CSA 1601

New technologies for dynamic canopy and disease management
 
Chief investigator: Dr Everard Edwards
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food
CSA 1602 New non-destructive technologies for simultaneous yield, crop condition and quality estimation
 
Chief investigator: Dr. Mark Thomas
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food
CSA 1603 Simple tools for spatial analysis - key enabling technologies for Precision and Digital Viticulture
 
Chief investigator: Rob Bramley
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture

CSL 1401

The yield: quality nexus. Substantiating similarity in the patterns of variation in grape yield/vine vigour and indices of fruit quality
 
Chief investigator: Dr Rob Bramley
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food
CSP 1307 Fast Phenomics: grapevine trait characterisation in the field
 
Chief investigator: Dr Rob Walker
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food

CSU 1501

Developing a phone-based imaging tool to inform on fruit volume and potential optimal harvest time
 
Chief investigator: Dr Leigh Schmidtke
Research organisation: Charles Sturt University
SAR 1303 Assessing clonal variability in Chardonnay and Shiraz for future climate change
 
Chief investigator: Dr Mike McCarthy
Research organisation: SARDI
UQ 1601 LiDAR and PACE for Vineyards
 
Chief investigator: Dr Andrew Hewitt
Research organisation: University of Queensland
USA 1601 Use of Unmanned Air Vehicles for early, real time detection of extreme weather events in vineyards
 
Chief investigator: Prof Anthony Finn
Research organisation: University of South Australia
UT 1601 Taking grapevine yield forecasting into the digital age
 
Chief investigator: Dr Joanna Jones
Research organisation: The University of Tasmania

Sustainable resource management

AWRI 1701-4.3.1 Characterising genomic diversity in Australia’s grapevine germplasm
 
Chief investigator: Simon Schmidt
Research organisation: Australian Wine Research Institute

CSP 1501

Grapevine germplasm variety identification
 
Chief investigator: Dr Mark Thomas
Research organisation: CSIRO Agriculture and Food

Wine provenance and measures of quality

AWR 1501

Defining and exploiting the microbial genetic diversity of regionality and terroir
 
Chief investigator: Dr Anthony Borneman
Research organisation: Australian Wine Research Institute

AWR 1503

Objective measures of Shiraz grape and wine quality in premium Australian vineyards
 
Chief investigator: Dr Keren Bindon
Research organisation: Australian Wine Research Institute

AWR 1505

Further development of origin verification tools using multi-elemental isotope ratio and trace elements
 
Chief investigator: Dr Eric Wilkes
Research organisation: Australian Wine Research Institute
CSU 1301 Determination of thresholds for bunch rot contamination of grapes and techniques to ameliorate associated fungal taints
 
Chief investigator: Professor Christopher Steel
Research organisation: National Wine and Grape Industry Centre
CSU 1602 Benchmarking regional and subregional influences on Shiraz fine wines
 
Chief investigator: Dr John Blackman
Research organisation: Charles Sturt University
UA 1503 Epi-breeding - Using the epigenetic memory of stress to prime Australian grapevines for a changing environment
 
Chief investigator: Dr Carlos Rodriguez Lopez
Research organisation: The University of Adelaide
UA 1602 Understanding the drivers of terroir in the Barossa Valley
 
Chief investigator: Cassandra Collins
Research organisation: The University of Adelaide
UT 1503 Pinot Noir provenance and traceability: Australian benchmarking to support perception of quality, marketing and add value to the supply chain
 
Chief investigator: Dr Fiona Kerslake
Research organisation: The University of Tasmania
Contact:

Mike Stone, Murray Valley Winegrowers Inc