Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: UBC researchers develop strategy to protect wine grapes from smoke-taint

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) It's a problem plaguing grape-growers worldwide -- in an ever-changing climate, how can they protect their crops from the undesirable effects of wildfire smoke exposure.A recent study by a team of UBC Okanagan researchers has led to the development of a preventative strategy for protecting grapes from volatile phenols -- flavored compounds present in smoke that may be absorbed into ripening grapes and subsequently impact wine flavor.