News from Cornell's Viticulture and Enology Program
November 30, 2015
"Free" Doesn't Always Mean Free: Rethinking SO2 Measurements
Cornell researchers Gavin Sacks and Patricia Howe have developed a simple, inexpensive headspace-gas detection tube method for measuring molecular SO2 in red wines in the winery.
Five Questions for Bruce Reisch
Bruce Reisch, professor in the Section of Horticulture, discusses grape genetics, the New York wine industry, and offers advice for students.
Grad Student Uses Diverse Experience to Assist Growers
Originally from Taipei, Taiwan, Ph.D. student Ming-Yi Chou combines his international experience to help grape growers in New York.
30 Years of Collaboration: NY Wine & Grape Foundation and Cornell
Celebrating a 30-year partnership, New York Wine & Grape Foundation and Cornell University provide research and extension to boost New York's wine industry.
CALS Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Extension/Outreach
Tim Martinson, Horticulture Section, is recognized for his leadership in developing and promoting sustainable viticulture practices throughout New York State. Information about the award can be found at "Martinson receives Extension and Outreach award".
CALS Award for Outstanding Service to the CALS Community
Thomas Burr, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section, is recognized for achievements as the Director of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station and his service to the Cornell campus and community.
This three-day conference in Rochester, New York provides research-based information for growing, making, and selling wines.
IN THE NEWS
- Cornell Grape Research Boosted by $6 Million Grant
USDA's Specialty Crop Research Initiative will support Cornell University research to develop high-tech digital mapping. These maps will be used for precision viticulture by grape growers at all scales.
- N.Y. Boosts Funding to $7 Million for Food Venture Center
Governor Cuomo approves additional funding for food and beverage research at the Cornell Food Venture Center, located at the New York Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York.
- Cuomo Hosts Beer, Wine Summit
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo hosts the third "Beer, Wine, Spirits, and Ciders Summit," attracting industry members from across New York State for discussion on the booming wine and beer industry.
- New York Funds Beverage Promotion
At the Beer and Wine Summit, Governor Cuomo announces regulation, research, and promotion initiatives to boost New York's craft beverage industry. Shortly after, the State Liquor Authority approves 12 new reforms based on these initiatives.