Best Paper Awards


Best Paper Awards from the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture

Each year, the ASEV Best Paper Committee completes an evaluation of all research papers published in the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture for the prior year. The committee selects one paper in the field of enology and one in the field of viticulture that is deemed outstanding in its content and a substantial contribution to the field.

Paper L. Federico Casassa, Richard C. Larsen, James F. HarbertsonAJEV 67(3):257

2017 Best Enology Paper
Effects of Vineyard and Winemaking Practices Impacting Berry Size on Evolution of Phenolics during Winemaking

Paper Marc M. Greven, Sue M. Neal, D. Stuart Tustin, Helen Boldingh, Jeff Bennett, Maria Carmo VasconcelosAJEV 67(3):315

2017 Best Viticulture Paper
Effect of Postharvest Defoliation on Carbon and Nitrogen Resources of High-Yielding Sauvignon blanc Grapevines

Paper M. Buelow, K. Steenwerth, L. Silva, and S. ParikhAJEV 66:302-310 (2015)

2016 Best Viticulture Paper
Characterization of Winery Wastewater for Reuse in California

Paper A. Gambuti, G. Han, A. Peterson, and A. WaterhouseAJEV 66:411-423 (2015)

2016 Best Enology Paper
Sulfur Dioxide and Glutathione Alter the Outcome of Microoxygenation

Paper M. Kwasniewski, G. Sacks, and W. WilcoxAJEV 65:453-462 (2014)

2015 Best Viticulture Paper
Persistence of Elemental Sulfur Spray Residue on Grapes during Ripening and Vinification

Paper N. Shrake, R. Amirtharajah, C. Brenneman, R. Boulton, and A. KnoesenAJEV 65:463-470 (2014)

2015 Best Enology Paper
In-Line Measurement of Color and Total Phenolics during Red Wine Fermentations Using a Light-Emitting Diode Sensor

Paper A. Palliotti , F. Panara, F. Famiani, P. Sabbatini, G. S. Howell, O. Silvestroni, and S. PoniAJEV 64:378-385 (2013)

2014 Best Viticulture Paper
Postveraison Application of Antitranspirant Di-1-p-Menthene to Control Sugar Accumulation in Sangiovese Grapevines

Paper L. F. Casassa, R. C. Larsen, C. W. Beaver, M. S. Mireles, M. Keller, W. R. Riley, R. Smithyman, and J. F. HarbertsonAJEV 64:505-514 (2013)

2014 Best Enology Paper
Sensory Impact of Extended Maceration and Regulated Deficit Irrigation on Washington State Cabernet Sauvignon Wines

Paper N. Bokulich, C. Hwang, S. Liu, K. Boundy-Mills, and D. MillsAJEV 63:185-194 (2012)

2013 Best Enology Paper
Profiling the Yeast Communities of Wine Fermentations Using Terminal Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Analysis

Paper F. Schmid, P. Grbin, A. Yap and V. JiranekJEV 62:519-526 (2011)

2012 Best Enology Paper
Relative Efficacy of High-Pressure Hot Water and High-Power Ultrasonics for Oak Barrel Sanitization

Paper P. Romero, J.I. Fernández-Fernández, and A. Martinez-CutillasAJEV 61:300-312 (2010)

2011 Best Viticulture Paper
Physiological Thresholds for Efficient Regulated Deficit-Irrigation Management in Winegrapes Grown Under Semiarid Conditions

Paper A.L. Robinson, M. Mueller, H. Heymann, S.E. Ebeler, P.K. Boss, P.S. Solomon, and R.D. TrengoveAJEV 61:337-347 (2010)

2011 Best Enology Paper
Effect of Simulated Shipping Conditions on Sensory Attributes and Volatile Composition of Commercial White and Red Wines

Paper S.J. Owen, M.D. Lafond, P. Bowen, C. Bogdanoff, K. Usher and S.R. AbramsAJEV 60:277-284 (2009)

2010 Best Viticulture Paper
Profiles of Abscisic Acid and Its Catabolites in Developing Merlot Grape (Vitis vinifera) Berries

Paper J.F. Harbertson, M.S. Mireles, E.D. Harwood, K.M. Weller and C.F. RossAJEV 60:450-460 (2009)

2010 Best Enology Paper
Chemical and Sensory Effects of Saignée, Water Addition, and Extended Maceration on High Brix Must

Paper J.E. Karpel, W.R. Place and L.F. BissonAJEV 59:265-275 (2008)

2009 Best Enology Paper
Analysis of the Major Hexose Transporter Genes in Wine Strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae