Terroir: The Role of Geology, Climate, and Culture in the Making of French Wines

by Wine Appreciation Guild Editors

Wine Appreciation Guild | June 1, 2002 | Hardcover

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Soils are the vital secret to superb wines. Master geologist James E. Wilson introduces us to the home of great wines, the French terroir. Based on careful research between rocks and grapes, Terroir: The Role of Geology, Climate and Culture in the Making of Wine presents a natural history including unknown facts and interesting anecdotes, revealing how geology impacts the choice of grapes, style and quality. Learn how each rock type and soil affects the absorption of vital nutrients. Wilson used instruments and techniques developed for oil exploration to unearth more about vineyards and quality than winemakers ever imagined.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 144 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.98 in

Published: June 1, 2002

Publisher: Wine Appreciation Guild

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1891267221

ISBN - 13: 9781891267222

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Terroir: The Role of Geology, Climate, and Culture in the Making of French Wines

by Wine Appreciation Guild Editors

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 144 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.98 in

Published: June 1, 2002

Publisher: Wine Appreciation Guild

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1891267221

ISBN - 13: 9781891267222

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Soils are the vital secret to superb wines. Master geologist James E. Wilson introduces us to the home of great wines, the French terroir. Based on careful research between rocks and grapes, Terroir: The Role of Geology, Climate and Culture in the Making of Wine presents a natural history including unknown facts and interesting anecdotes, revealing how geology impacts the choice of grapes, style and quality. Learn how each rock type and soil affects the absorption of vital nutrients. Wilson used instruments and techniques developed for oil exploration to unearth more about vineyards and quality than winemakers ever imagined.

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