More on the battle against Brett


In response to news of the AWRI's recent breakthrough in the management of Brett, notably in sequencing the genome of
Dekkera (Brettanomyces) bruxellensis, and comments in our Members' forum, I sent Peter Godden, the Australian Wine Research Institute's group manager for industry applications, a few supplementary questions about their research on Brett and consumer response to the off-flavours Brett often causes. Here he tells us more about the background to the research and its application by producers. (For more general information on Brett, see this entry in the Oxford Companion to Wine.)JH ...