Category Archives: TERROIR

All about terroir

source Terroir comes from the word terre « land ». It was originally a French term in wine, coffee and tea used to denote the special characteristics that the geography, geology and climate of a certain place bestowed upon particular produce. Agricultural … Continue reading

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TERROIR(ter-wah)

Terroir is a term that is crucial to the understanding of quality wines and the differences between them. Yet many wine lovers do not understand terroir. Many have not even heard of it. The following is an examination of the … Continue reading

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Merroir: Like ‘terroir’ but more watery, By Nevin Martell

The French word “terroir” refers to the unique flavors and qualities that a growing region imparts on the products raised there. It’s a phrase most often used by vintners, chocolatiers and coffee geeks to describe the area-specific notes that separate … Continue reading

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EXPRESSION DU TERROIR : QU’EN SAIT ON ? QUE FAIRE MAINTENANT ? PROPOSITIONS DE SEVE Octobre 2007

Lancée officiellement par le Comité National de l’INAO du 2 juin 2006, la question de l’expression des terroirs dans les vins d’AOC revient en force. L’INAO demande aux AOC de réécrire des cahiers des charges, comportant des éléments du lien … Continue reading

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