Cellar Selects Pack of Pinots, Nov. 2016
(OSU Woodhall III Vineyard 2014 collaboration with Spindrift Cellars)
The Researchers Are Giving Wildfire-Plagued West Coast Wine Producers Hope.
Researchers are trying to determine what impact wildfire smoke has on the flavor of Oregon grapes and how, precisely, it happens.
Tomasino is an Oregon State University associate professor of enology — the study of wines. She was curious about the smoke and how it may affect grapes and the wine crop in Oregon.
Grapes and wine are affected differently depending on the intensity, duration and proximity of a wildfire, and what kind of wood or material is burning