Laffort Rendezvous 2019 - Bio-protection & Preventing Oxidation - Santa Ros...

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Vintners Inn

4350 Barnes Road

Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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Join LAFFORT® for our annual Rendezvous, a technical seminar addressing current trends in winemaking. The 2019 Rendezvous will address the growing trend for wines made with reduced levels of SO2. The talks will cover utilizing non-Saccharomyces yeast strains for microbial security in juice, processing techniques during juice and fermentation stages to enhance the anti-oxidant potential in wine, chitosan for microbial protection during cellar aging, and methods for monitoring oxygen in wine.

Laffort Rendezvous includes lunch and wine tasting.

Schedule:

  • 8:30– 9:00 Light Breakfast/ Coffee & Tea

    9:00– 9:15 Welcome and Introduction

  • 9:15 – 9:45 Bio-Protection for grape/juice processing

  • 9:45 – 10:30 Tools for Oxygen Management & Monitoring

  • 10:30 – 10:45 Break

  • 10:45 – 11:25 Importance of juice fining, role of glutathione, and benefits for inoculating with specific yeast strains

  • 11:25 – 12:10 Chitosan – microbial protection for wine during aging

  • 12:10 – 12:30 Aging tannins – anti-oxidant protection during aging

  • 12:30 Lunch

LAFFORT® Company

LAFFORT® is a fourth-generation family-owned winemaking product supplier, based in Bordeaux since 1895. With a history in enology dating back to Pasteur’s seminal works, the Laffort group is proud to dedicate one of the largest budgets in the industry to Research and Development. As a result of these efforts, the company holds many patents and regularly launches innovative products and processes for the wine industry. LAFFORT® is distributed in over 60 countries with North American operations based in Petaluma, CA. The LAFFORT® Stores in St Helena, Paso Robles and Windsor are brand flagships for LAFFORT® marketing worldwide. LAFFORT®holds HACCP and ISO certifications and LAFFORT® USA is the first winemaking product supplier in the U.S. to achieve Green Business Certification. In 2019, LAFFORT® will move to brand new premises in Windsor, doubling warehouse space and providing a sensory laboratory for Winemakers.

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Vintners Inn

4350 Barnes Road

Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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