To winemakers, "terroir" evokes the mystical melding of light, water, soil, air, and human touch that creates a wine unique to its origin. The Art of Terroir explores this mysterious phenomenon through captivating photographs showcasing the seasonal beauty of the Northern California winecountry. James Beard Award-winning wine writer Rod Smith enhances this lovely portfolio of images with lyrical descriptions of the alchemy of terroir. The result is sure to appeal to wine enthusiasts the world over.
|Publisher:||Chronicle Books LLC|
|Product dimensions:||8.37(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.62(d)|
|Age Range:||13 - 18 Years|
About the Author
George Rose is a photojournalist whose work can be found in the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Time, Newsweek, and Rolling Stone. He lives in Sonoma County.
Rod Smith writes for Wine and Spirits magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Los Angeles Times. He lives in Sonoma County.
Table of Contents
Foreword Jess Jackson 7
The Art of Terroir Rod Smith 10
My View from the Vineyard George Rose 110