Solutions for the wine industry and fire and land managers.

Fact sheets developed from a comprehensive research and development program to improve the wine industry's knowledge of how smoke impacts wine.

Scientists 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.

Banner: Smoke Taint in Wine

5 fact sheets have been developed.

Fact sheets are downloadable as PDFs. (Note: these documents do not meet WCAG 2.0 accessibility guidelines)

More resources

Horticulture Innovation Fund research

Innovative solutions to manage smoke risk in the Victorian wine industry

Facts Sheets from The Australian Wine Research Institute:

Smoke taint – entry into grapes and vineyard risk factors

Smoke taint – practical management options for grape growers and winemakers

For more information on Smoke Taint go to the AWRI