The Art of Terrior: A Portrait of California Vineyards

The Art of Terrior: A Portrait of California Vineyards

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811857307
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 05/10/2007
Pages: 112
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
Light     20
Water     46
Rock     66
Air     80
Cultivation     96
My View from the Vineyard   George Rose     110

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