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Soils for Fine Wines

Robert E. White


In recent years, viticulture has seen phenomenal growth, particularly in such countries as Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Chile, and South Africa. The surge in production of quality wines in these countries has been built largely on the practice of good enology and investment in high technology in the winery, enabling vintners to produce consistently good, even fine wines. Yet less attention has been paid to the influence of vineyard conditions on wines and their distinctiveness-an influence that is embodied in the French concept of terroir. An essential component of terroir is soi ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780195141023
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195141023.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert E. White, author