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Best Student Award Winners

Zachary Cartwright, Courtney Tanabe, and Sydney Morgan Kristen Barnhisel (Student Presentation Awards Committee Chair), Eric Gale, Timothy Weber, and Joseph Schmidt

At the National Conference in Monterey, ASEV recognized enology and viticulture students for their oral, poster, and flash talk presentations. Congratulations to the following award winners:


Viticulture: Eric Gale for Grapevine Root Cold Hardiness (Major Professor: Michelle Moyer, Washington State University, Prosser)

Enology: Courtney Tanabe for Method Optimization for Total Arsenic Analysis in Wines using HG-MP-AES (Major Professor: Sue E. Ebeler, University California, Davis)


Viticulture: Timothy Weber for Effect of Various Levels of Biochar and Compost on Growth of Valvin Muscat Grapevines in a Controlled Environment (Major Professor: Arianna Bozzolo, University of Missouri, Columbia)

Enology: Zachary Cartwright for Analysis of Brettanomyces bruxellensis Penetration Depths in Different Types of Oak Barrel Stave (Major Professor: Charles Edwards, Washington University, Prosser)


Viticulture: Joseph Schmidt for The Impacts of Cluster Thinning and Cluster-zone Leaf Removal on the Hormone Dynamics of Ripening Pinot noir Berries  (Major Professor: Laurent Deluc, Oregon State University, Corvallis)

Enology: Sydney Morgan for Sulfur Dioxide Addition Alters Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Populations and Wine Sensory Characteristics in Spontaneous Fermentations (Major Professor: Daniel Durall, University of British Columbia, Canada)