The Cap Classique Association 4th Technical Seminar

The Cap Classique Association 4th Technical Seminar
28 May 2013  by The Cap Classique Association
THE CAP CLASSIQUE ASSOCIATION is proud to announce the program for the 4th Technical Seminar Day brought to you by SA Litho, which will be held on Tuesday 23th July 2013 at Joostenberg Conference Center, Stellenbosch.
To avoid any disappointment please book soon as the tickets are limited. This year promises to be even better with more variant topics. Hope to see you there!
Cost to attend: Members of the Cap Classique Association – R 150 per person (max. 3 tickets per member winery) Non Members and any other interested persons – R 350 per person. Further information please contact: Pieter Ferreira – pieter@grahambeckwines.co.za Mobile +27.829029817 Cap Classique Association – Elsabe Ferreira – info@capclassique.co.za Telephone +27.218631599
The program is as follows:

08h00 to 08h50 –Registration 09h00 to 09h15 – Welcome by Chairman, Pieter Ferreira& Update on Cap Classique.
09h15 to 10h45 – Session I

  • Latest information and trends on bottle fermentation – Presented by Morne Kemp from Laffort SA.
  • Novel applications of biotechnology in MCC production – Presented by Cornea Cilliers – Thales Wine Services.
  • The technical aspects of champagne foils, the innovations and the various decorating options – Presented by Intercap & African Cellar Services.
  • The effect of CO2 on flavours in bubbly – Presented by Nicolas Follet – Oenosense

10h45 to 11h15 – Tea Break 11h15 to 13h00 – Session II

  • Gushing – the “shameful disease”…. mostly at the disgorging step – Latest research – Presented by Alain Bourgeois – IOC.
  • Update on the Winetech Research “Effect of time on the lees to the quality of MCC” – Presented by Dr Neil Jolly – ARC Infruitec.
  • Autolysis and repercussions on sensorial analysis of bottle fermented sparkling wines & followed by a tasting of his research – Presented by Jaume Gramona, Lecturer, Faculty of Oenology, Universitat Rovira I, Spain.
  • The options with labels – Paper coating, wet strength, adhesive options and printing techniques – Presented by Thomas Veenstra – SA Litho.

13h00 to 14h15 – Lunch Break 14h30 to 16h30 – Session III

  • Marketing trends and innovation and how to create consumer engagement when buying bubbly and much more… – Presented by Jonathan Cherry – Cherryflava.
  • Presentation & Tutored Tasting on two new Grower Champagnes in South Africa – Champagne Serge Mathieu and Champagne Rene Geoffroy – Presented by Brett Chrystal – Epicurious.
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