Terroir and Other Myths of Winegrowing

Terroir and Other Myths of Winegrowing

Author: Mark A. Matthews

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520276956

Category: Cooking

Page: 328

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"Matthews brings a scientist's skepticism and scrutiny to widely held ideas and beliefs about viticulture--often promulgated by people who have not tried to grow grapes for a living--and subjects them to critical examination: Is terroir primarily a marketing ploy that obscures our understanding of which environments really produce the best wine? Can grapevines that yield a high berry crop generate wines of high quality? What does it mean to have vines that are balanced or grapes that are fully mature? Do biodynamic practices violate biological principles? These and other questions will be addressed in a book that could alternatively be titled (in homage to a PUP bestseller) On Wine Bullshit"--Provided by publisher.
Terroir and Other Myths of Winegrowing
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Mark A. Matthews
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-15 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"A must-read for any wine grape grower or winemaker who has ever wrestled with the most important myths of winegrowing or debated them with colleagues—and that would be all of us! It is also a great read for any wine consumer interested in looking at 'the man behind the curtain,'
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