T’aint Just Smoke Taint
Winemaking Breakout Session
Environmental factors that can influence the way a grape or wine can taste are all around the vineyard. These range from climate-change based factors like smoke and frost to agricultural factors like neighboring cannabis or hopyard influences. Top researchers on the topics are on this panel to update us on the chemical reactions that happen and potential mitigation tools. Covered taint topics include Frost, Smoke, Cannabis, Eucalyptus, and Cork.
Alisa Jacobson, Turning Tide Wines, California
Tom Collins, Washington State University, Tri-Cities
Scott Frost, Tufts University, Massachusetts