Detailed Program

Biography of the speakers and abstract of their speech can be found  here.

Monday 30/7 Clarion Hotel Malmö Live Malmö Sweden

Address: Dag Hammarskjölds Torg 2, 211 18 Malmö, Sweden

16:00-20:00      Registration at Clarion hotel Malmö Live
18:00-20:00      Welcome ceremonies and tasting of Swedish wines

Tuesday 31/7  SLU Alnarp Sweden

Address: Sundsvägen 14, 230 53 Alnarp
A detailed map over SLU Alnarp campus can be found here

07:30-08:00     Bus from Clarion Hotel Malmö Live to SLU Alnarp

08:15-08:30     Welcome to Alnarp: Lotta Nordmark and Lena Ekelund Axelsson (Pro Dean)
08:30-09:00      Keynote Steve Charters: Business models
09:00-09:30      Keynote Kimberly Nicolas: The past, present, and future of climate change and wine: Global and local opportunities and challenges Presentation
09:30-10:00      Coffee break

Track 1:

Business models, Wine tourism
Chair: Christina Skjöldebrand

10:00-10:15      Ulf Sjödin: Selling wine to Systembolaget- an overview of Monopolies…  Presentation
10:15-10:30      Antony B Show: Climate change and the transformation Canada’s Cool Climate Wine Regions: Benefits and Riskas
10:30-10:45      Jens Heinemeyer:  Benchmarks of a winery set-up in the nordic cool climate area

10:45-11:15      Poster Session and Exhibition. Coffee

Wine and food
Chair: Christina Skjöldebrand

11:15-11:30      Mischa Billing: The importance of matching wine and food
11:30-11:45      Thomas Adner: Tapping into the non-alcoholic trend through strong differentiation – Caliente a case study
11:45-12:00      Paulina Rytkönen: Wine in Sweden – From consumed luxury to an upcoming industry

12:00-12:15      General discussion of the morning sessions

12:15-14:00      Lunch and exhibition

Cultivars and rootstocks
Chair: Gail Dubé

14:00-14:15     Gerald Rodman: Grape breeding for cold climate
14:15-14:30      Mark Hart: American vine varities
14:30-14:45      Hans J. Rosenfeld: Development of early ripening varieties

14:45-16:00      Poster Session and Exhibition. Coffee

Cultivars and rootstocks
Chair: Gail Dubè

16:00-16:15      Alistair Nesbitt: English wine sector recent growth, key varieties, climate changes, challenges and opportunities Presentation
16:15-16:30      Ernst Weinmann: New fungus-tolerant vines for cool and cold climate
16:30-16:45      Anja Antes: Varities, especially fungus-tolerant varities for cool climate regions

16:45-17:00      General discussion of the afternoon sessions

Track 2:

Climate and climate change
Chair: Lotta Nordmark

10:00-10:15      Juha Karvonen: Importance of thick snow cover in cool regions
10:15-10:30      Jesús Yuste: Early leaf removal in vineyard development: agronomic and qualitative effects on cv. Verdejo, under not    very limiting water conditions Presentation

10:30-10:45      Jörgen Olofsson: Climate changes in Sweden

10:45-11:15      Poster Session and Exhibition. Coffee

Cultivation Management
Chair: Christer Johansson

11:15-11:30      Richard Smart: Cloches to improve yield and ripening, and to reduce disease Presentation
11:30-11:45      K Felix G  Åhrberg: Soft pruning
11:45-12:00      Fiona L. Kerslake: How what you do in the vineyard influences your sparkling wines’

12:00-12:15      General discussion of the morning sessions

12:15-14:00      Lunch and exhibition

Pest management, weed control, application management
Chair: Lotta Nordmark

14:00-14:15     Wayne Wilcox: Identifying the biological “Pressure points” of Important grapevine diseases; The basis of strategic management
14:15-14:30      Paul Becher: On the scent of the fly and control of Drosophila suzukii
14:30-14:45      Emilio Gil: Spray application in vineyard around the world. New technologies for a sustainable crop protection

14:45-16:00      Poster Session and Exhibition. Coffee

New products/Industrial development
Chair: Christina Skjöldebrand

16:00-16:15      Christer Johansson:  Launch of IoT and Artificial intelligence to increase the competitiveness in Swedish fruit and wine production Presentation
16:15-16:30      Fredrik Nilsson: Packaging logistics improvements of wine supply chains – a collaboration between Stellenbosch University and Lund University
16:30-16:45

16:45-17:00      General discussion of the afternoon sessions

End of track 2

17:00-17:30      Bus from Alnarp to Clarion Hotel Malmö Live

19:00-               Gala dinner at Malmö Town Hall. Hosted by Malmö city

Wednesday 1/8

08:00-18:30     Vineyard excursion in Sweden hosted by the Swedish Wine Association. More details here
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9:00-22:00     Buffé and Danish wine tasting event at Pometet, Taastrup, Denmark

Thursday 2/8 Copenhagen Denmark

Address: Copenhagen University Thorvaldsensvej 40,1871 Frederiksberg C

08:15-08:30     Opening Wecome by Torben Toldam-Andersen and Anna Haldrup (Head of Department FOOD)
08:30-09:00      Keynote Andrew Reynolds: Cool Climate wine styles Presentation
09:00-09:30      Keynote Torben Toldam-Andersen: Wine potentials in Nordic countries
09:30-10:00      Coffee break

Track 1:

Sensory aspects
Chair: Jørgen Broe

10:00-10:15      Karin Wendin: Reflections on how to assess sensory experiences of wine Presentation
10:15-10:30      Mihaela Mihnea: Relating astringency to tannin levels: Comparison of two panels (experts and trained panel)
10:30-10:45      Maryam Ehsani: Oxidation management: Oxygen, phenolic compounds management, affected harvest and their role on aromas Presentation

10:45-11:15      Poster Session and Exhibition. Coffee

Physological and quality
Chair: Torben Toldham-Andersen

11:15-11:30      Stig Holmskär: The importance of microbiological life in soils” – summary from  a course July 2018 by Jario Restrepo”
11:30-11:45      Mikael Agerlin Petersen: Impact of sulfite on aroma in Solaris wine
11:45-12:00      Anna Mårtensson: Is there a risk for nutrient leaching from Swedish wineyards?

12:00-12:15      General discussion of the morning sessions

12:15-14:00      Lunch and exhibition

Analytical methods
Chair: Søren Balling

14:00-14:15      Tommy Nylander: Characterization of wine tanninic samples by means of the tannin-tannin and protein-tannin colloidal interactions
14:15-14:30      Torben Selberg: The FTIR winescan platform developed by FOSS. Quality and process control from fruit to final Wine
14:30-14:45      Astrid Buica: Predicting Yeast Assimilable Nitrogen (YAN) with IR spectral instruments

14:45-16:00      Poster Session and Exhibition. Coffee

Analytical methods
Chair: Torben Toldam-Andersen

16:00-16:15      Sveneric Svensson: Yeast Assimilable Nitrogen (YAN) – a study on Swedish grapes 2017 Presentation
16:15-16:30      Søren Balling: What can we learn by applying untargeted NMR metabolomics to cool climate wines? Presentation
16:30-16:45      Discussion: The Future of wine grown in cold climate

16:45-17:00      General discussion of the afternoon sessions

Track 2:

Fermentation strategies, yeast and nutrients
Chair: Carl-Henrik Brogren

10:00-10:15      Nils Arneborg: Non-Saccharomyces yeasts in Danish winemaking
10:15-10:30      Sigrid Gertsen-Schibbye: Looking at custom nutrition for enhancing the aroma expression in your wine Presentation
10:30-10:45      Harlene Hatterman-Valent: Non-Alcoholic Probiotic Beverages from Cold Hardy Grapes of the Northern Plains Targeting for Human Health Benefits
10:45-11:15      Poster Session and Exhibition. Coffee

Fermentation strategies, bacteria
Chair: Nils Arneborg

11:15-11:30      Sibylle Krieger-Weber: When life throws you lemons- how new innovations and good bacteria selection can help tame the acidity in cool climate wines Presentation
11:30-11:45     Carl-Henrik Brogren: A novel malolactic “Vitiflora Sparta” with high acidic resitance improved the aroma profile in Orion white wine Presentation
11:45-12:00      Sofie Sarens: Keep your wines great – Microbial solutions to bio-protect cool climate wines

12:00-12:15      General discussion of the morning sessions

12:15-14:00      Lunch and exhibition

Winestyles Cold climate
Chair: Søren Kofoed

14:00-14:15     Zachory Brierley: The unique Challenges in an Emerging Cold Climate Wine region
14:15-14:30      Mikael Mölstad: Winestyles Nordic Countries
14:30-14:45      Tony Milanowski:  Management of c. climate Bacchus  winemaking Presentation

14:45-16:00      Poster Session and Exhibition. Coffee

Development in Scandinavian wine
Chair: Jens Heinemeyer

16:00-16:15      Vassileios Varelas: Sustainable oenology and viticulture; new strategies and trends in wine production
16:15-16:30      Christina Skjöldebrand: The Nordic Light Terroir platform Presentation
16:30-16:45      Discussion: The future of Wine grown in cold climate

16:45-17:00      General discussion of the afternoon session

End of track 2

17:00-17:30      General closure of the conference

17:30-               International wine tasting of delegate wines

Friday 3/8

08:00-17:00     Vineyard excursion in Denmark hosted by the Danish Wine Association. More details here