Centre for Expertise in Smoke Taint Research

Print Submit a new blog post The Centre for Expertise in Smoke Taint Research, located five kilometres south of Mildura, is a national collaboration that aims to find solutions for the wine industry and fire and land managers. It is home to a comprehensive research and development program that will significantly improve the wine industry's knowledge of how smoke impacts wine. Scientists at the centre are aiming to develop a web-based risk assessment tool to help growers determine the potential risk of smoke taint in grapes and wine as a result of controlled burning or bushfires.

Fact sheet 1: Smoke taint in wine

Smoke taint in wine

Fact sheet 2: Smoke taint risk and management in vineyards

Smoke taint risk and management in Vineyards

Fact sheet 3: Measuring smoke density and smoke composition in vineyards

Measuring smoke density

Fact sheet 4: Protocols for vineyard mangers to minimise smoke taint from prescribed burns

Protocols for vineyard managers

Fact sheet 5: Protocols for fire mangers to minimise smoke taint in wine

Protocols for fire managers

Facts Sheets from The Australian Wine Research Institute:

Smoke taint – entry into grapes and vineyard risk factors

Smoke taint – practical management options for grapegrowers and winemakers

For more information on Smoke Taint go to the AWRI



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