Each year, the ASEV Best Paper Committee completes an evaluation of all research papers published in the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture for the prior year. The committee selects one paper in the field of enology and one in the field of viticulture that is deemed outstanding in its content and a substantial contribution to the field.

2014 Best Viticulture Paper
“Postveraison Application of Antitranspirant Di-1-p-Menthene to Control Sugar Accumulation in Sangiovese Grapevines”
A. Palliotti, F. Panara, F. Famiani, P. Sabbatini, G.S. Howell, O. Silvestroni, and S. Poni
Am. J. Enol. Vitic. 64:378-385 (2013)

2014 Best Enology Paper
Sensory Impact of Extended Maceration and Regulated Deficit Irrigation on Washington State Cabernet Sauvignon Wines”
L.F. Casassa, R.C. Larsen, C.W. Beaver, M.S. Mireles, M. Keller, W.R. Riley, R. Smithyman, and J.F. Harbertson
Am. J. Enol. Vitic. 64:505-514 (2013)

Both best papers are currently highlighted on the AJEV online website and are freely available.