Macrowine 2008
Montpellier - France - 4-6 June 2008

Scientific programme

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Tuesday, June 3th

17:00 – 19:00 -> Registration


Wednesday, June 4th

8:30 – 9:30   -> Registration
9:30 – 10:00 -> Opening ceremony


Session 1 – Proteins, glycoproteins and polysaccharides

10:00 – 10:40 A. Schubert, University of Turin, Italy
Current status in the proteomic analysis of berry ripening
10:40 – 11:00 R. Apolinar-Valiente, University of Murcia, Spain
Enzymatic degradability of skins from Cabernet-Sauvignon, Syrah and Monastrell grapes by pure polysaccharide hydrolases and esterases
11:00 – 11:20 J.C. Boulet, INRA, Montpellier, France
Quantification by FTIR spectroscopy of RG-II, arabinogalactan-proteins and mannoproteins from wines
11:20 – 12:10 Coffee break and poster session
12:10 – 12:30 M.A. Ducasse, INRA, Montpellier, France
Effect of enzymatic treatment on polyphenol and polysaccharide composition of red wines
12:30 – 12:50 R. Gawel, The Australian Wine Research Institute, Glen Osmond, Australia
Food grade purification of white wine polysaccharides using high speed counter-current chromatography
12:50 – 13:10 F. Lopez, University of Rovira and Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
Protein stabilization in sparkling base wine by zirconia and bentonite: influence on the foam parameters and protein fractions
13:10 – 13:30 S. Manteau, Sofralab, Epernay, France
A new specific method to quantify unstable proteins in white and rosé wines
13:30 – 15:00 Lunch


Session 2 - Biotic and abiotic stress

15:00 – 15:40 H. Schultz, University of Geisenheim, Germany
Abiotic stress effects on grape composition
15:40 – 16:00 F. Attia, Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France
Effects of water availability from leaf photosynthesis to grape phenolic maturity of tannat and duras grapevine cultivars (Vitis vinifera L.)
16:00 – 16:20 N. Goto-Yamamoto, National Research Institute of Brewing, Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan
Effect of temperature and water conditions on flavonoid content and composition in the skin of red-wine grapes
16:20 – 16:40 G. Hamm, University of Metz, France
Imaging mass spectrometry (IMS): application on the vine’s resistance against downy-mildew
16:40 – 17:15 Coffee break and poster session
17:15 – 17:35 P. Hugueney, INRA, Colmar, France
A pathogen-induced resveratrol O-methyltransferase is involved in the biosynthesis of pterostilbene in grape
17:35 – 17:55 P. Jeandet, University of of Reims Champagne Ardennes, France
Disease resistance and nutritional quality improvement of food products as a result from foreign phytoalexin expression in a novel plant
17:55 – 18:15 G. Latouche, University of Paris Sud, France
Influence of natural UV light climate on the phenolic response of grapevine leaf to infection by Plasmopara viticola
18:15 – 18:35 S. Paquis, University of Reims Champagne Ardennes, France
Identification of grapevine genes regulated upon Botrytis cinerea infection
18:35 – 18:55 A.N. Petit, University of Reims Champagne Ardennes, France
Defence responses of grapevine to UV-C exposure during the beginning of reproductive development
19:00 – 20:30 Welcome reception

Thursday, June 5th 2008

Session 3 – Flower and fruit development

9:00 – 9:40 J. Martinez Zapater, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
A genome perspective for the reproductive biology of grapevine
9:40 – 10:00 G. Agati, Istituto di Fisica Applicata « Nello Carrara », Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Non-invasive determination of anthocyanin distribution in whole grape bunches (Vitis vinifera L. cv. Sangiovese) using chlorophyll fluorescence imaging
10:00 – 10:20 A. Ageorges, INRA, Montpellier, France
A simple and efficient method to identify the set of genes controlled by MybA1-2 transcription factor in grapevine
10:20 – 10:40 C. Deytieux-Belleau, University Victor Segalen of Bordeaux, France
Chitinase and beta-1,3-glucanase in the developing grape skin tissue
10:40 – 11:00 L. Geny, University Victor Segalen of Bordeaux, France
Tannin biosynthesis and accumulation in flowers, young berries and skins of Vitis vinifera L. during growth – Comparison between red and white cultivars (Cabernet sauvignon and Semillon)
11:00 – 12:00 Coffee break and poster session
12:00– 12:20 J.T. Matus, Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
Transcriptional regulation of the Phenylpropanoid pathway in grapes: Isolation and characterization of bHLH, WDR and new MYB family members
12:20 – 12:40 M.R. Thomas, CSIRO Plant Industry, Glen Osmond, Australia
An attempt to understand berry development and composition from the gene to the wine
12:40 – 13:00 C. Verries, INRA, Montpellier, France
Flavanoid accumulation kinetic analysed by a whole pericarp investigation on Shiraz grape berries
13:00 – 13:20 M. Walker, CSIRO Plant Industry, Glen Osmond, Australia
Altering flavonoid composition in grapevine
13:30 – 15:00 Lunch


Session 4 : Physico-chemistry and enological aspects

15:00 – 15:40 A. Vernhet, INRA, Montpellier, France
Physico-chemical behavior of flavan-3-ols and their interactions in wine
15:40 – 16:00 S. Buxaderas, University of Barcelone, Spain
Contribution to the study on the conditions of Cava wine browning
16:00 – 16:20 R. Gougeon, University of Bourgogne, France
Selective sorption of wine phenolic compounds by wood and role of lignin
16:20 – 16:40 H. Holt, The Australian Wine Research Institute, Glen Osmond, Australia
From grape to wine ­ the relationships between berry size, berry composition, wine composition and wine sensory properties for Cabernet Sauvignon (Vitis vinifera L.)
16:40 – 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 – 17:20 James A. Kennedy, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
Effect of berry integrity on skin and seed proanthocyanidin extraction during wine production
17:20 – 17:40 R. Marchal, University of Reims Champagne Ardennes, France
Bubble behavior at the wine air interface of a sparkling wine
17:40 – 18:00 K. Peiponen, University of Joensuu, Finland
Optical sensor for inspection of color, turbidity and refractive index spectra of red wine
18:00 – 18:20 G. Liger-Belair, University of Reims Champagne Ardennes, France
On the chemical complexity of champagne and sparkling wines, as determined with ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry (12 Tesla ICR-FT/MS)
20:00 Gala dinner


Friday, June 6th 2008

Session 5 : Secondary metabolites

9:00 – 9:40 V. de Freitas, University of Porto, Portugal
Pigments in wine : from youth to old age
9:40 – 10:00 B. Dambergs, The Australian Wine Research Institute, Glen Osmond, Australia
Spectral and HPLC profiling of 50 vintages of Cabernet Sauvignon wines
10:00 – 10:20 D. Donnez, University of Reims Champagne Ardennes, France
High trans-resveratrol production in cell suspension of Vitis
using methyl-jasmonate and chitosan.
10:20 – 10:40 M. Downey, Department of Primary Industries, Victoria, Australia
Variation in the tannin content and composition of grape berries
10:40 – 11:00 F. Mattivi, Istituto Agrario San Michele all'Adige, Italy
Isolation and structural elucidation of new viniferins in infected grapewine leaves
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 11:35 A. Oberholster, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Phenolic composition of Cabernet Sauvignon (Vitis vinifera) grapes during ripening in four South African winegrowing regions
11:35 – 11:55 K. Chira, University Victor Segalen of Bordeaux, France
Influence of terroir and grape variety on proanthocyanidin composition and sensory properties
11:55 – 12:15 P. Schmitt-Kopplin, German Center of Environmental Health, Munich, Germany
Expressing forest origins in the chemical composition of wines with ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry (FTICR-MS)
12:15 – 12:35 P. Vuchot, Inter Rhone, Orange, France
Variability of Grenache and Syrah red wines : Focus on tannin composition and sensorial perception
12:35 – 12:45 Closing ceremony
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