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2019 AGENDA

Location: Wente Vineyards 5565 Tesla Rd, Livermore, California 94550

Dress Code: Business Casual

Contact: Katherine Bedard, +1 (202) 558-8711

MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2019

8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration

9:00 am – 9:05 am Welcome to the International Wine Technical Summit, Katherine Bedard, Wine Institute

9:05 am – 9:30 am Opening Remarks, Karl D. Wente, Wente Vineyards and Daniel Riordan, U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau

9:30 am – 10:00 am Introductions

1.      Delegation Introductions

2.      Spotlight on first time IWTS Participants (TBD)

3.      Regulatory Updates from Participants (optional)

10:00 am – 10:30am Session 1.  Introduction to the World Wine Trade Group’s Good Regulatory Principles for Wine, Greg Hodson, E. & J. Gallo Winery. Examples of the principles in action: https://www.wwtg-gmcv.org/action

10:30 am – 11:00 am Coffee Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm Session 2.  Harmonizing Expression of Measurement Results in Wine Analysis: Best Practices When Testing and Reporting Sugar in Wine”—presented at the OIV 41st World Congress of Vine and Wine and based on IWTS work. Eric Wilkes, Australian Wine Research Institute

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm Session 3. Relative vs. Absolute Risk—Steve Guy, Wine Australia

Breakout sessions with an example. EXAMPLE NEEDED

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Session 4. Certificates of Analysis and “Authenticity, Safety, and Quality”—Paul Huckaba, Bronco Wine Company

Delegates should fill out the Certificates of Analysis Compendium

3:15 pm – 4:45 pm Tour of Wente Vineyards. Focus on IWTS themes

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Evening Reception. Concannon Vineyard


 TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2019

9:00 am – 9:15 am Day 2 Welcome and Wrap up from Day 1

9:15 am – 10:15 am Session 5. Residue Limits in Wine—Patricio Parra, Wines of Chile 

Group Discussion:

10:15 am – 10:30 am Coffee Break

10:30 am – 11:45 pm Session 6. Interwinery Ring Test—Eric Wilkes, AWRI

Group Discussion:

  1. What other mechanisms would delegates like to use besides the Ring Test?

  2. What more can the program do to increase participation?

11:45 am – 12:30 pm Session 7. Overview of Emerging Food Safety Systems—Rachel Triggs, Wine Australia

Discussion of the CCGP/CCFICS proposal

Group Discussion:

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12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Session 8. Permitted Uses for Water in Winemaking—John Thorngate, Constellation Brands

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Session 9. Codex Update—Mari Kirrane, U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Coffee Break

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm Session 10. Meeting Wrap Up and Solicitation of Future Discussion Topics