Picksen International Inc provides expert sensory and oenology consulting services to the alcoholic beverage industry, specialising in wine quality and flavour. Services offered include:
- sensory and chemical analysis
- taint and off-flavour identification
- quality control support
- custom research and product development for industry
and industry suppliers
- expert witness services
- litigation support
- forensic investigation and testing
- insurance and intellectual property matters
- wine education and training
- wine marketing
We have provided expert witness and full forensic support to some of the largest and most reputable wineries, law firms, insurers and insurance adjustors in North America and Australasia, including John Howard Cellars of Distinction, Jackson-Triggs, DLA Phillips Fox, Chateau des Charmes, Lombard Insurance, Crawford Global Technical Services and The Economical Insurance Group.
We have completed customized research and development projects for a range of international wineries and wine industry suppliers, including Lallemand Inc., Robinvale Wines Australia, Harbour Estates, Wine Awakenings Inc, Capital Corp Merchant Banking and New Leaf Biotechnology Inc.
We have also developed wine quality and sensory training programs for many industry and academic clients, including Andres Wines, Vincor, Andrew Peller Ltd, AgriQuality New Zealand Ltd, and Niagara College Canada.