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Smoke Taint in Western Australia

As Australia faces a warming climate with increasing bushfire incidences, the issue of smoke-derived taint in grapes and wine has become a regular occurrence. The losses caused by smoke taint vary from year-to-year due to the unpredictable nature of bushfire events.
Sep 2008 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
:link { color: blue } :visited { color: purple } Decision-making enhanced by smoke taint research Glynn Ward1, Kristen Kennison2 and Associate Professor Mark Gibberd3 A field tent constructed around field-grown grapevines to contain the application of smoke. The tent is constructed of galvanised steel and covered with greenhouse grade plastic to enable light transference to plants. Smoke application apparatus is pict...
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