ASEV Announces 2022 Best Enology and Viticulture Papers

The ASEV Best Paper Awards Committee has selected the Best Papers for enology and viticulture from the 2021 American Journal of Enology and Viticulture. The winning authors will be presented with a plaque and monetary award, and will present their papers during the 73rd ASEV National Conference in San Diego, California.

The following best papers are available for free:

Best Viticulture Paper

Field Performance of Winegrape Rootstocks and Fumigation during Establishment of a Chardonnay Vineyard in Washington


  • Katherine E. East*, Michigan State University, Benton Harbor
  • Inga A. Zasada, USDA-ARS, Oregon
  • Julie Tarara, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Washington
  • Michelle M. Moyer*, Washington State University, Prosser 

Best Enology Paper

Whole Cluster and Dried Stem Additions’ Effects on Chemical and Sensory Properties of Pinot noir Wines over Two Vintages


  • L. Federico Casassa*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • Niclas P. Dermutz, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • Paul F.W. Mawdsley, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • Margaret Thompson, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • Aníbal A. Catania, Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Argentina
  • Thomas S. Collins, Washington State University, Tri-Cities
  • P. Layton Ashmore, Washington State University, Tri-Cities
  • Fintan du Fresne, Chamisal Vineyards and Winery, California
  • Gregory Gasic, Consultant, Oregon
  • Jean C. Dodson Peterson, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
* Corresponding Author

Thank you to the ASEV Best Paper Awards Committee for their hard work! They voluntarily committed their time to read and evaluate each paper.


Save the Date! 2022 ASEV National Conference in San Diego, California!

The 73rd ASEV National Conference is scheduled for June 19-22 at Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California. Registration will open mid-April.

This year’s key highlights include:

  • Merit Award Presentation
    Molds, Mildews, and Rots: Bread and Butter to a Grape Pathologist
    Dr. Wayne Wicox of Cornell University, New York
  • Honorary Research Lecturer
    Spatial Revelations: Monitoring, Imaging and Mapping to Characterize Vineyard Environments
    Dr. Pat Bowen, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
  • ASEV Extension Distinction Award Presentation
    Mr. Chris Gerling, Cornell University, New York
  • Keynote Presentation
  • Climate Change Symposium: Part 1 – Viticulture
  • Research Reports (submitted through Call for Abstracts)
  • Student Flash Talks
  • Regional Wine Reception
  • Supplier Displays
  • Early Career Member Luncheon

Dr. Hildegarde Heymann’s Merit Award Presentation Available Online

The 2020 Merit Award recipient, Dr. Hildegarde Heymann from the University of California, Davis, presented her “Forty Years of Wine and Sensory Science” at the virtual ASEV National Conference last June. Her Merit Award Presentation is now available online. Read more about Dr. Heymann’s journey and work in the world of sensory science.

View the list of past winners for the Merit Award, the highest recognition ASEV bestows on influential individuals who have made significant impact in enology and/or viticulture.