Hill Laboratories Wine Seminars - February 2013
Hill Laboratories is very pleased to be hosting another Roadshow throughout the country in February 2013 with a panel of internationally recognised guest speakers:
Dr Glen Creasy - specialising in grapevine physiology (Lincoln University)
Dr Steve Price - specialising in grape and wine phenolics (ETS Labs, USA)
Dr Rich DeScenzo - specialising in grape and wine microbiology (ETS Labs, USA)
We will be visiting your region on the following dates:
- Blenheim - Tuesday 5 February 2013 - Marlborough Wine Research Centre
- Central Otago - Thursday 7 February 2013 - Cromwell & Districts Presbyterian Church
- Hawkes Bay - Friday 8 February 2013 - Vidal Estate
Each workshop will run from 10am to 2pm with lunch provided. The guest speakers will present current information on their specialist topics as well as case studies from recent harvests.
To book please contact : Kirsten.Creasy@Hill-Labs.co.nz or 027 478 6093
Past Roadshows and Events:
2013 Nelson International Aromatics Symposium
FRIDAY 1 FEBRUARY - SATURDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2013
New venue: Petite Fleur at Seifried Estate Appleby, Nelson
Hill Laboratories are a very pleased to be a sponsor of the Nelson International Aromatics Symposium.
Themes of the event will be: New Zealand Riesling and Review of Riesling and Grüner Veltliner with an Austrian focus. This has always been a fantastic event with high calibre speakers and a great setting - well worth attending
For more information please visit: http://aromatics2013.wineart.co.nz/
ROMEO BRAGATO CONFERENCE 2012
Hill Laboratories is a partner sponsor of the 18th Annual Romeo Bragato Conference held at the Marlborough Convention Centre in, Blenheim from 22-24 August 2012. Our Resident Oenologist Kirsten Creasy will be there along with some of our other team members.
For more information on Romeo Bragato please visit: www.bragato.org.nz
February 2012 – Summer Lecture Series
Highlights video containing the main points made during the Summer Lecture series this year. Video contains the highlights of Richard De Scenzo speaking about Rapid DNA PCR and Kirsten Creasy talking about the Vine to Vintage service
Richard De Scenzo Rapid DNA Scorpions PCR testing.
In this 30 minute video taken from the summer lecture series learn more about the benefits of Rapid DNA Scorpions PCR testing for your winery. Richard De Scenzo from ETS California travels to Blenheim to take us through the added value of testing wine using Rapid DNA, how this testing is a very powerful new tool that can be used on conjunction with trdaitional micro to better understand fermentation’s and to control the presence of covert and overt spoilage organisms in wine.
Kirsten Creasy an Introduction to Vine to Vintage wine testing
This 30 minute video is also taken from the summer lecture series. It provides a good overview of the new testing service specially designed by Hill laboratories and ETS for wine makers in New Zealand. The video covers an overview of Vine to Vintage, how to send in samples, where to get more information and also provides the viewer with some real life examples of the sort of results generated.