Tag Archives: wine science

Smoke Taint – How Wildfires are Compromising Vintages

In 2017, record-breaking fires swept through California. And while the majority of wine countries grapes had already been harvested, winemakers were still concerned that the 2017 vintages would be too damaged with smoke taint to hit the market. But the wine industry says that, for the most part, their product was unaffected. With the increased […] Read More »

Wine Glasses have Ballooned Over the Last Three Hundred Years

What is the size of an average wine glass? The shape of the glass varies depending on whether it’s a flute of champagne or a glass of red, and here in America, there are no legal requirements for the amount of wine poured. Earlier this month, however, the British Medical Journal (the BMJ) published the […] Read More »

The 2017 WINnovation Awards Celebrate Advances in the Industry

On November 28th, the Wine Industry Network celebrated this year’s most innovative ideas with their annual WINnovation Awards. From taking a closer look at what’s in the soil, to improving upon the current distribution models, the award recipients represent some of the top thinkers in the vineyards and wineries today. Using technology, ingenuity, and intelligence, […] Read More »