Smoke Taint: Here’s What You Need To Know

Here's what you need to know about using wine AI to mitigate smoke taint.

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 […]

How to Align Your Winemaking, Sales, and Marketing Teams

From the moment you pick the grapes to when your bottled wine hits the shelf, there are a lot of hands that work tirelessly to produce an exceptional product. However, it’s not always easy for sales and marketing and winemaking teams to align on what they’re creating. For example, marketing might say something like, “Make […]

2022 Year in Review

Tastry wine AI clients reflect on the work we’ve done together in 2022.

Our clients had some very insightful things to say this year as they reflected on the work we’ve done together. Each shared their unique perspective on how incorporating Tastry’s technology has unlocked new visibility, enabling new outcomes that were previously inaccessible, and what that could mean for the wine industry as a whole. Tastry’s 2022 […]

Revolutionary Tool Gives Winemakers New Visibility

The uniqueness and individuality of winemakers is a beautiful thing, and it is one of the many characteristics that make the wine industry so special.  Because of their different palates and preferences, not all winemakers will like all wines. In the words of Steven DeCostca, Director of Winemaking for O’Neill Vintners and Distillers, “There may […]

Winemaker Spotlight: James Hall of Patz & Hall

James Hall’s approach to winemaking has always primarily been focused on one thing: the vineyards he sources from. By sourcing from only small, cream-of-the-crop vineyards that produce high-quality fruit and then manipulating that fruit as little as possible from harvest to bottle, James’ winemaking strategy has remained tried and true. James Hall originally met Donald […]

Winemaker Spotlight: Alexandre Remy of Atlas Wine Co.

Alex Remy is not only an accomplished winemaker, he’s a food scientist as well. Originally he started out in the chocolate industry while studying at the University of Montpellier in the South of France, but his final internship in wine packaging would change the course of his career. During this internship, Alex had the opportunity […]

Winemaker Spotlight: Juan Munoz-Oca of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Hailing from Mendoza, Argentina, Juan Muñoz-Oca knew from a young age that the wine industry was where he belonged. His family members worked in wine, and he often found himself in the cellar alongside his grandfather. Now, Juan is the Chief Winemaker for Ste. Michelle Wine Estates. It’s an incredible responsibility stepping into that role […]