How does geographical origin impact Chardonnay grape composition?

Joanna Gambetta, Susan EP Bastian, Christophe Cozzolino, David W. Jeffery

    Research output: Other contribution to conferencePresentation onlypeer-review


    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 2017
    EventThe Adelaide Hills Soil Terroir Event 2017 - Shaw and Smith Winery, Adelaide, Australia
    Duration: 16 Nov 201716 Nov 2017 (event information)


    SeminarThe Adelaide Hills Soil Terroir Event 2017
    OtherTerroir is a topic of great interest & controversy to the viticulture & fine wine community.  It comprises soil, climate & topography – being the influence a site or ‘place’ has on grapes & wine.  It is a major part of each wine’s story.  Come and hear experts in the field speak about terroir at this vineyard field day & forum in the beautiful Adelaide Hills.  Learn about terroir, how it affects grape & wine characteristics & distinctiveness, what opportunities it presents, and how it can become part of the story of every fine wine. Hosted by Soil Science Australia, the event features a morning field day discussing landscape formation, soil & vineyard management, and the meaning of soil characterisation investigations & data at excavated sites at Shaw & Smith’s Balhannah and Lenswood vineyards. The afternoon session includes a gourmet lunch, afternoon tea, and a seminar & forum at the Hahndorf Old Mill Hotel with expert speakers and a panel Q&A session.  Handout notes will be presented. For further event information, full program and booking see  For specific enquiries contact James Hall at This is an event for everyone interested in soils, landscapes, good land management, viticulture, wine making, wine marketing and fine wine.  It should be a great day!
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