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And @WSUWineScience's Tom Collins says he needs to smoke more grapes so they can make tainted wine and study how to mitigate those effects so wine makers have more tools for future smoky years.
Next up for smoke taint study - need to do sensory panels of smoke exposed wine to see what compounds cause off-flavors.
Last summer. Gah. It's the 18th day of 2018, I should be on this by now.
All the wildfire smoke in Eastern WA this summer means even the control vines in @WSUWineScience's smoke trials were exposed to measurable amounts of smoke.
Now, WSU bioenergy engineer Shulin Chen is pitching @Wa_State_Wine Commission to invest in a project to extra valuable compounds from grape pomace waste.
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