Renaissance Yeast to Launch H2S-preventing Wine Yeasts in Australia at WineTech 2015

Vancouver — Renaissance Yeast Inc. is pleased to announce it will launch its H2S-preventing yeast strains for red, white, organic and cider making in Australia and New Zealand at WineTech 2015 July 14-16 in Adelaide. The trade show is held every two years and will take place on the Adelaide Showground in Wayville, South Australia.  

“WineTech 2015 is an excellent opportunity for Renaissance to launch our premium-quality H2S-preventing yeast strains in Australia as one of the world’s great wine-producing regions,” said Dr. John Husnik, CEO of Renaissance Yeast Inc. “Renaissance Yeast looks forward to making many new friends in the Australian wine community.”

At WineTech, Renaissance Yeast will exhibit at Stand #27 and will have samples of wine made with the company’s H2S-preventing yeast available for tradeshow visitors to sample. The quality difference is one that winemakers can notice right away. Many wineries around the globe have been using Renaissance Yeasts with great success.

“The harmful effects of hydrogen sulfide are often dismissed as easy to treat or simply part of the normal background of wine,” said Jason Burrus of Chrysalis Vineyards in Middleburg, Virginia, who has been using Renaissance’s H2S-preventing wine yeast for his recent vintages. “However, like TCA, even when present below detection threshold, it’s still damaging to the wine. These wine yeasts simply eliminate the threat from the beginning.”

“Fermentation is one of the most dynamic operations in winemaking,” adds Linda Trotta, winemaker at Swiftwater Cellars in Washington State. “While at times challenging, I find managing the myriad factors that impact fermentations in order to achieve wine quality and stylistic goals hugely rewarding. When the situation calls for a reliable and clean fermenter, I choose a Renaissance H2S-preventing yeast strain. Renaissance has become a key resource in my fermentation tool belt.”

“We used Renaissance Allegro, Vivace, and Maestoso H2S-preventing yeasts for the first time this year and they worked! I am stoked to have wines that have the desired aromas without the reduction issues we’ve battled in the past. This is a huge development!” said David Vergari of Thornton Winery in Temecula, California.

Renaissance representatives will be available at Stand #27 to meet wine professionals and answer questions throughout the tradeshow. For more information on the tradeshow, visit

About Renaissance Yeast Inc.

Renaissance Yeast Inc. ( is focused on the development and commercialization of the exclusively licensed, patented H2S-preventing yeast technology discovered by Dr. Linda Bisson of the University of California, Davis. Renaissance Yeast is responsible for global sales, marketing, and technical support of the Renaissance family of classically developed, non-GMO H2S-preventing wine yeast strains. The company also has an extensive research program on new yeast strain development for wine, cider, beer, distilled spirits, and other yeast-fermented alcoholic beverages.

For more information, please contact:

Dante Phillips
Vancouver, BC Canada
+01 604 822-6499

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