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Winemaker Trials Tastings for WiVi Central Coast Announced

The last day to register online for WiVi Central Coast is Monday, March 11.
by Wine Business Monthly
March 07, 2019

Every wine region is unique. Growing conditions, winemaking issues and consumer marketing challenges are different everywhere. WiVi Central Coast provides a forum for the Central Coast wine industry to come together, learn and network. It is the only comprehensive wine industry symposium and tradeshow of its kind—solely focused on California’s Central Coast.

WiVi Central Coast will also feature winemaker trials on the tradeshow floor, giving attendees the perfect chance to see how different methods change the final outcome of the wine. The experimenting winemakers will be on hand to pour the trial wine, answer questions and discuss results.

Here are the trials showcased on Wednesday, March 13 at the Paso Robles Event Center: 

Comparison of Various Cold Stabilization Techniques on Grenache Blanc
Halter Ranch Vineyards

Varietal Thiol Development in Sauvignon Blanc Through Leaf Pulling at Various Phenological Stages
Scheid Family Wines

ARC Nutrient Trial in Sauvignon Blanc
Scheid Family Wines

Use of a Nutritional Supplement to Stimulate Thiol Release in Sauvignon Blanc Wine
Scheid Family Wines/ROC

Application of BlueVite in Vineyard for Higher Phenolics and Yields
DAOU Vineyards & Winery

Effect of Flash Détente Processing Versus “Traditional” Red Winemaking Practices on 2017 Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon Harvested at Different Brix Levels - 1 Year Later
Center of Effort, Grapevine Capital, and Diligent Wines

Nutritional Supplement to Increase Esters in Chardonnay
Robert Hall Winery, Scheid Family Wines, Niner Wine Estates/ROC

Replacing the Barrel: Use of Polyethylene Vessels in Chardonnay
Chamisal Vineyards

Comparing Malolactic Fermentation via Sequential Inoculation and Co-Inoculation on Pinot Noir
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

Online registration for WiVi Central Coast ends on Monday, March 11. Register ahead of time for educational sessions, tradeshow passes and incredible networking opportunities. Visit for more information.

About WiVi Central Coast

WiVi Central Coast was founded in 2012 through a partnership between Wine Business Monthly, the leading publication for wineries and growers, and Precision Ag, an agricultural consulting company that specializes in vineyard management, viticulture production consulting, soil fertility and irrigation management, and ag waiver compliance on the California Central Coast. As of November 2015, WiVi is fully owned by Wine Business Monthly. WiVi is the effort of the two companies to create a regional wine industry conference and tradeshow on the California Central Coast. For more information, visit

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