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National Conference Registration Discount Ends June 9
June 15–18, 2015 Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel

The 66th National Conference is around the corner. Reminder: registration discount ends on June 9.

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Hope to see you in Portland!

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Krista Shellie Joins AJEV Associate Editors

AJEV is fortunate to welcome a new editor. Dr. Krista Shellie of the United States Department of Agriculture became an associate editor in plant physiology and biochemistry in February 2015.

“We are pleased to have someone with Dr. Shellie’s breadth of experience and depth of expertise join the ranks of the AJEV associate editors, and I look forward to working with her,” noted AJEV Science Editor Linda Bisson.

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AJEV Best Paper Authors to Present at the National Conference

For the first time, attendees of the 66th National Conference will have the opportunity to hear the 2015 Best Paper authors present their winning papers.

The Best Enology Paper, “In-Line Measurement of Color and Total Phenolics during Red Wine Fermentations Using a Light-Emitting Diode Sensor,” will be presented by Andre Knoesen from the University of California, Davis, on Wednesday, June 17, at 3:00 p.m.

The Best Viticulture Paper, “Persistence of Elemental Sulfur Spray Residue of Grapes during Ripening and Vinification,” will be presented by Misha T. Kwasniewski from the University of Missouri, Columbia, on Thursday, June 18, at 11:30 a.m.

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Seven Reasons to Attend the Nitrogen Symposium
June 16, 2015 - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Still deciding whether to attend the 2nd International Nitrogen Symposium?

Designed to be fun, interactive and informative, this symposium will get you up to speed on the latest science-based practical strategies, including:

  • How to better manage vine nitrogen in the vineyard.
  • How to balance vine nutrition approaches in the vineyard and winery.
  • How yeast assimilable nitrogen relates to fermentation dynamics and flavor compounds.
  • How YAN can be influenced by both the juice/must matrix and the prefermentative processing decisions.
  • How to achieve worry-free postfermentation stability in the cellar.
  • How to increase flavor complexity beyond fruit and oak.
  • How to optimize the ageability of your wines.

Click here for the full program.

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New ASEV Staff Member
Jen Smalley, Event and Meeting Planner

ASEV welcomes Jen Smalley, our new event and meeting planner. Prior to joining ASEV, Smalley managed events and coordinated unique wine experiences during her 11-year career with Silverado Vineyards in Napa. She organized and oversaw tastings, specialty tours and wine club events, as well as corporate and private events. Additionally, she mentored and trained staff for hospitality events, brand promotion, and company procedures.

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