2023 Student Flash Talks

Some student authors have been assigned oral, 3.25-minute Flash Talks. These “flash” presentations will provide additional opportunities for interaction between conference attendees and student researchers.

Flash Talks will take place on Wednesday, June 28, 4:30 pm – 5:20 pm, at the Napa Valley Marriott, California. 

Research Reports

Click links or orange button below to view the abstracts. 


Karen Block, University of California, Davis 


4:30:00 pm–4:33:15 pm Non-Destructive Spectrometric Assessment of Grape Cell Wall Composition and Phenolic Extractability
Alberto Arduino, University of California, Davis
4:33:15 pm–4:36:30 pm Prevalence of Hanseniaspora Species on Pinot noir Grapes in Two Willamette Valley sub-AVAs
Tess Snyder, Oregon State University, Corvallis
4:36:30 pm–4:39:45 pm Technology in Enology Education
James Nelson, University of California, Davis
4:39:45 pm–4:43:00 pm Impact of Malolactic Fermentation Timing and Use of Torulaspora delbrueckii on Pinot noir Wine Properties
Matt Garcia, Oregon State University, Corvallis
4:43:00 pm–4:46:15 pm Sensory Complexity in Hybrid Grape NY-81: A Commercial Yeast vs Native Yeast
Raleigh Strott, Finger Lakes Community College, New York
4:46:15 pm–4:49:30 pm Recognition Threshold Concentrations of Thiophenol:Phenol Mixtures For “Ashy” Off-flavor in Smoke-Affected Wine
Jenna Fryer, Oregon State University, Corvallis
4:49:30 pm–4:52:45 pm Using Instrument Measurements and Sensory Analysis to Assess the Impact of Smoke Exposure on Red Wines in California
Lik Xian Lim, University of California, Davis
4:52:45 pm–4:56:00 pm Remediation of Smoke-Impacted Wine Using Molecularly Imprinted Polymers
Allison Badar, University of California, Davis 
4:56:00 pm–4:59:15 pm Absorption of Smoke Marker Compounds From Smoke-Impacted Wines Onto Wood
Erik Swanson, University of California, Davis 
4:59:15 pm– 5:02:30 pm Film Coatings as a Protective Layer in Reducing Grape Absorption of Smoke Phenols
Lindsay Garcia, Oregon State University, Corvallis
5:02:30 pm–5:05:45 pm Effects of Exogenous Acetaldehyde Additions on Tannin Elongation in Cabernet Sauvignon
Ezekiel Warren, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park
5:05:45 pm–5:09:00 pm Evaluation of Lot-to-lot Repeatability in Oak Alternative Products and Effect of Toasting Method on Volatile Composition
Mackenzie Aragon, Washington State University, Prosser 
5:09:00 pm–5:12:15 pm Sensory Analysis of Californian Petite Sirah (Durif): Does Price Affect the Sensory Attributes of These Wines
Kendal Koorenny, University of California, Davis