7th Cap Classique Technical Day

Pieter Ferreira
TIME:    08:00
COST:    R600
VENUE:    Graham & Rhona Skills Centre, R60 Robertson

International Guest Speakers with Presentations on relevant topics on Cap Classique and interactive Tastings followed by tutored Champagne Tasting to end the day's activities.


08h00 to 08h30
Registration & name tags

08h30 to 08h45
Update on Cap Classique and the Way Forward
Pieter Ferreira

08h45 to 09h30
Update on current Research in Cap Classique - Results up to now and the Scope of Work

09h30 to 10h15
Discussion on Clones for Chardonnay & Pinot Noir and the Potential of New Cultivars
Charles Visser - Vititec

10h15 to 11h00
Implications of Canopy Management & Drought Conditions on the Effect of Acidity, pH & Flavour
Dr Kobus Hunter

11h00 to 11h30
Tea Break

11h30 to 13h00
Presentation on Crown Cap vs Cork Fermentation including Tasting workshop   
Ricardo Di Crescenzo

13h00 to 14h00
Lunch Break

14h15 to 15h00
New Cork specifically for Agrafe (Cork) fermentation     
Vin Ventions (Johan Conradie)

15h00 to 15h45
The effect of UV light on wine quality - using different colour bottles (glass)
Pieter Ferreira

15h45 to 16h30
All about riddling and to show the innovation up to now 
Alain Bourgeois - IOC

16h30 to 17h30
Presentation & Tutored Tasting on Champagne
Wine Cellar


The cost is R600 per person. For more information email pieter@grahambeck.com