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    Welcome to binNotes | a wine blog  Napa for Normal People© by. L.M. Archer, FWS Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook  |  Instagram Is Napa for normal people? Or for just the rarified – those willing to dole out $20+ tasting fees to sample $100+ bottles of...

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    The War on Terroir

    The idea of “terroir” is controversial. Some think it defines what counts as great wine. Others think it is a myth promulgated by excessivel...

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      what is “terroir” and why should I care?

      Blog Your Wine - - 1 readers - Okie-dokie, before we get started, it’s probably best to  get the pronunciation of terroir word out of the way before we move on with the rest of the article: Terroir [ter-whah] Very loosely translated from French (since n...

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      The War on Terroir

      … The idea of “terroir” is controversial. Some think it defines what counts as great wine. Others think it is a myth promulgated by excessively romantic wine snobs (and the marketers who take advantage of them). In my Three Quarks column this month I put an end to the terroir wars. …

      5 readers - By Edible Arts

      Napa for Normal People

      …, and Laura Michel. And the food matched the same innovative vibe, featuring well-paired fare like locally sourced grilled asparagus with strawberries and lamb tongue with watermelon. By the end of the evening, I realized I’d stumbled down the rabbit hole into another Napa – where wines reflect terroir, not Wine Advocate tout sheets, and food…

      5 readers - By binNotes | a wine blog

      At Texsom, Go For The Gold: Texas Monthly/Texas Fine Wine Reception

      … restaurants and wine stores in the state. We look forward to sharing our wines that range from Viognier,  Vermentino and Picpoul Blanc to Tempranillo, Sangiovese, Mourvedre and Tannat – all of which express Texas terroir and character.” Texas Fine Wine participating wineries have the distinction of being garnered 25 Gold, Double Gold, Best-in-Class…

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      Terroir vs. personal preference: the critic’s dilemma?

      …   Should the critic base her score/review on personal preference, or on whether or not the winemaker has allowed “the terroir to speak”? That question arose, yet again, at the recent Wine Bloggers Conference. It’s an old debate, one that’s as hard to frame as it is to answer. What does it mean to allow “the terroir to speak”? Who decides…

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      The Riesling Has Landed

      … The remnants of our two-hour Riesling master class with Paul Grieco and Stuart Pigott today for the full staff of Hearth & Terroir. 25 Rieslings. Awesome. The 7th (and final) Summer of Riesling is coming… …

      1 readers - By Grapes and Grains

      what is “terroir” and why should I care?

      … Okie-dokie, before we get started, it’s probably best to  get the pronunciation of terroir word out of the way before we move on with the rest of the article: Terroir [ter-whah]   Very loosely translated from French (since no-one can agree on the exact definition, and there is no English equivalent), terroir means “a sense of place”. It’s…

      By Jacksonville Wine Guide

      what is “terroir” and why should I care?

      … Okie-dokie, before we get started, it’s probably best to  get the pronunciation of terroir word out of the way before we move on with the rest of the article: Terroir [ter-whah] Very loosely translated from French (since no-one can agree on the exact definition, and there is no English equivalent), terroir means “a sense of place”. It’s…

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      John & Sacha Squair of Three Dog Wine

      …Talking to John and Sacha Squair about the path that took them to owners of Three Dog Winery, one thing sticks out more than anything about most PEC winery owners – they do it all. From grape-growing, to winemaking, social … Continue reading…

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      “One Foot in the City, One Foot in the County”

      …This is the 6th post in a series on the upcoming Terroir event in Prince Edward County (Details here). The title of this post is a quote I had seen attributed to Tim Kuepfer, who together with his wife Micheline, … Continue reading →…

      By Uncork Ontario