Renaissance Yeast to Present at 16th Annual Enology & Viticulture Conference in Penticton

Vancouver — Dr. Matthew Dahabieh, Head of Researchat Renaissance, will present an hour-long industry seminar on yeastfermentation to prevent hydrogen sulfide (H2S) Hcontamination in wine at the 16th Annual Enology & ViticultureConference in Penticton, BC on Tuesday, July 21. This annual conferenceis organized by the BC Wine and Grape Council.

Dr. Dahabieh’s presentation is entitled “Understanding yeast toprevent hydrogen sulfide in wine” and will take place Tuesday, July 21from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Dr. Dahabieh will present the latest researchon H2S production during fermentation, risk management to prevent H2S fromforming, and the effects of yeast metabolism on wine quality. He willalso discuss the science of classical breeding, its use in thedevelopment of Renaissance’s H2S-preventingyeast strains, and how the use of classical breeding has beenbeneficial to the wine industry. There will also be an opportunity forattendees to taste wines that have been made with Renaissance’s H2S-preventing yeast strains.

Dr. Dahabieh and Renaissance representatives will be available to answerquestions throughout the conference at the Gusmer Enterprises exhibitbooth. Gusmer Enterprises ( is Renaissance Yeast’s exclusive distributor for the U.S. and Canada. For more information on the conference, please visit

About Renaissance Yeast Inc.

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

For more information please contact:

Dante Phillips
Renaissance Yeast Inc.
Vancouver, BC
(604) 822-6499

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