What Is Terroir?

Nobody quite understands this intangible characteristic, yet it’s incredibly important in the wine world. [Read more…]

Secret to terroir may lie in bacteria, say scientists

Researchers in the US have published a study suggesting that the characteristics associated with terroir could have more to do with microbes found around the root system of a vine, than the soil that it grows in.

The study was carried out on Merlot vines in New York [Read more…]