VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Renaissance Yeast Inc. is pleased to announce that the company has signed a multi-year agreement appointing Quercus Europe, S.L. as the exclusive distributor in Spain for the Renaissance family of classically bred hydrogen sulfide (H2S)-preventing conventional and organic wine and cider yeast strains. This appointment is effective immediately.
"Quercus is well respected for their expertise in the important Spanish wine and cider markets and we are looking forward to working closely with them to introduce our H2S-preventing yeasts into a country that is one of the world's largest producers of high-quality wine," said Dr. John Husnik, CEO of Renaissance Yeast Inc. Dr. Husnik added, "We are pleased that our line of classically bred premium wine and cider yeast strains are being adopted by experienced distributors in the very important EU wine regions. We are excited to have our patented yeast technology contribute valuable innovation to a centuries-old industry that produces wines of the highest quality."
"We are pleased to start our partnership with Renaissance Yeast and distribute their innovative yeast products for wine, cider, and distilled beverages in Spain," said Andrés Vargas Wienecke, CEO of Quercus. He added, "We feel that we are taking part in the future of fermentation."
Renaissance will continue to add distribution capability throughout the EU wine regions for the 2015 wine season. Renaissance Yeast's complete list of distributors can be found at http://www.renaissanceyeast.com.
About Quercus Europe, S.L.
Quercus Europe (http://www.quercuseurope.com) is a Spanish distributor of high quality products for winemaking. Founded in 2005, Quercus Europe is the exclusive distributor of Moxon alternative Oak products, Chênelle barrels, and Renaissance Yeast. The focus on high quality products and professional consulting through its team of winemakers has made Quercus Europe a first choice for Spanish wineries.
About Renaissance Yeast Inc.
Renaissance Yeast Inc. (http://www.renaissanceyeast.com) 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.
SOURCE Renaissance Yeast Inc.