Smoke Taint Research

Darcen and Arnica have been working with Matt Noestheden, a biochemist at UBCO on smoke taint research. With increasing forest fire activity throughout North American wine regions, this research is important for wine regions and climate change adaption.

What do 19-34 Years Olds Like to Drink?

Wine consumers between the ages of 19-34 have become an important force in the market for wine, now consuming and purchasing more wine than any other generation. Darcen is currently working on a study that seeks to determine the sensory attributes (descriptive terms) that drive a positive sensory experience of red wine in 19-34 year olds.