Vladimir JIRANEK

Vladimir is Professor of Oenology and Head of the Department of Wine and Food Science at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. He leads the Wine Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology Research Group whose focus is the characterisation and enhancement of wine microorganisms. He is also Director of the Australian Research Council Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production, a multidisciplinary research initiative comprising some 20 PhD and Postdoctoral research whose aim is to enhance the productivity, profitability and distinctiveness of Australian wine.