Tagged with "terroir"
Tim Hanni is a professionally-trained chef and a Master of Wine. He has been involved with wine and food education and research for over thirty-five years and has a unique perspective on food and wine. Here Stephen asks him his views on terroir and minerality in wine. This was anything but a typical reply.
In this series of videos, Gavin Quinney (the English owner of Château Bauduc) discusses wines and winemaking in Bordeaux. Here Gavin explains what ‘terroir’ actually means and, far more importantly, he explains why it is so important in producing good quality grapes.
In this series of videos, Gavin Quinney (the English owner of Chateau Bauduc) discusses wines and winemaking in Bordeaux. He here gives us a brief overview of the wines and regions of Bordeaux.
The vineyards where the grapes for Mirabeau ar grown benefit from that fact that the vines are grown at relatively high altitudes (by Provence standards anyway). Here Angela Muir MW explains the importance of altitude and latitude in grape growing.
Wine people often refer to ‘minerality’ when describing the taste of wine and here Angela Muir MW explains her view on minerality and why it is so difficult to pin down.
Justin Howard-Sneyd is the Global Wine Director at Britain’s largest wine company, Laithwaites. Prior to that he was head wine buyer at Waitrose. He is a Master of Wine and winemaker and here he explains why the age of vines is important.
Justin Howard-Sneyd MW talks about how the unique terroir of Maury imparts special flavours into the wine.
Terroir comes from the word terre “land” and is often used in wine circles and yet many think it is unique to the French. Here Angela Muir explains what it really means.