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Researcher: Sawyer, S (Dr Samantha Sawyer)

Fields of Research

Oenology and viticulture
Sensor technology (incl. chemical aspects)
Beverage chemistry and beverage sensory science
Horticultural crop protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Endocrinology
Food technology
Food safety, traceability, certification and authenticity
Horticultural production
Environmental management

Research Objectives

Air quality
Alcoholic beverages
Wine grapes
Processed food products and beverages (excl. dairy products)
Berry fruit (excl. kiwifruit)
Clinical health
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Natural hazards
Horticultural crops
Non-dairy milk

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A New Method for Targeted and Sustained Induction of Type 2 Diabetes in Rodents; Scientific Reports
A review on the aroma composition of Vitis vinifera L. Pinot noir wines: origins and influencing factors; Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
Is it the age or the autolysis? Pulling apart where sparling wine character comes from; 17th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Is it the age or the autolysis? Pulling apart where sparkling wine character comes from; 17th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference (AWITC)
Is it the age or the autolysis? Pulling apart where sparkling wine character comes from; 17th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Manipulating maturation in sparkling wines and 'autolytic character'
Understanding regionality and terroir in Australian Pinot noir; 13th International Terroir Congress

Research Projects

Building and measuring the quality of fine Australian sparkling wines, through identification of the impact compounds responsible for autolytic character in sparkling wine, and novel winemaking tech; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Sniffing smoke taint- sensing phenols in the vineyard and the winery; Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment (DAWE)

Research Candidate Supervision