In his post “Pinotism is a cult within the wine world. Why?” Andrew Jeffords points to the peculiar and singular status of Pinot Noir: The
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Wine Needs Stories But it Doesn’t Need a Prop
Andrew Jeffords is absolutely right on the importance of the imagination for making wine interesting. In his essay “Stories Should Cling to Wine Like Mussels
Why “Terroir Wines” can be Works of Art
Recently, the usually reliable Andrew Jeffords began a blog post on wine tasting with a bit of oft-repeated nonsense: Winegrowing is not artistic composition: a
Is Terroir Real or a Marketing Gimmick?
Few terms in the wine world are more controversial than “terroir“, the French word meaning “of the soil”. “Terroir” refers to the influence of soil