The Background Since their first crush in 2008, Shale Canyon Wines has always been a unique, self sustaining and tight-knit family operation. Brothers Keith and Tim Prader currently run winery operations. Shale Canyon Wines prides themselves in being a 100% “off grid” photovoltaic solar powered facility in the Arroyo Seco AVA that follows rigorous sustainable […]
In 2020, wildfires wreaked havoc on many of California’s vineyards, leaving an impression of smoke in some of the wine produced with exposed fruit. Wineries not only had to sustain great losses within their portfolios, but also had to protect their reputation when mitigating how to use smoke tainted fruit. Many winemakers, including Keith Prader […]
Thomas Skernivitz over at Growing Produce brought together four companies including Tastry’s very own CEO, Katerina Axelsson, to discuss the topic of smoke taint. Read the discussion here.
The Drinks Business caught up with Tastry about smoke taint detection and predicting consumer perception. Read more here
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Tastry, a leading sensory sciences company, has announced today that it is working in collaboration with Oak Wise and their combined clients to ameliorate the effects of smoke tainted fruit in finished wine. Tastry will be offering testing and analysis services via its state-of-the-art laboratories to aid vintners with […]