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This work would not have been possible without the contributions of many people—professors and staff in the Department of Viticulture and Enology, industry personnel, fellow students, and friends.  Specifically, we’d like to thank:

Jerry Lohr and T.J. Rogers for their financial support

Primary Industries Research Victoria for supporting the work in Australia.

Frog’s Leap Winery and J. Lohr Vineyard & Wines in California and Orlando-Wyndham and Yalumba in Australia for fermentation and wine samples.

Scholarship support:

  • American Society of Enology and Viticulture
  • American Wine Society Education Foundation
  • James Beard Organization
  • Louis R. Gomberg Fellowship
  • Orange County Wine Society Fellowship
  • Temecula Valley Wine Society Scholarship
  • Wine Spectator Fellowship Recipient
  • University of California, graduate student travel award