Renaissance Yeast to Present on H2S-preventing Wine Yeast Technology at ASEV Conference in Portland

Vancouver, BC  — Dr. John Husnik, CEO of Renaissance Yeast Inc., will be presenting in an Industry Seminar at the 66th American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) national conference in Portland, Oregon June 15-18. 

Dr. Husnik’s topic will be “Cross Breeding and Other Techniques for the Development of Organisms to Meet Today’s Winemaking Goals” and it will take place in the Industry Seminar – Winemaking session on Thursday, June 18 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. 

Dr. Husnik will present the latest research on development of industrial microorganisms for winemaking and will include discussion on the science of classical breeding, its role in the development of Renaissance’s H2S-preventing yeast strains, and how the use of classical breeding and other techniques have been beneficial to the wine industry. The moderator for this industry seminar will be C.M. Lucy Joseph of UC Davis.  Dr Husnik and Renaissance representatives will be available to answer questions throughout the conference. For more information on the conference, 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.