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January 27, 2017

The Terroir Dinner

Terroir has become, of course, quite the “buzzword” In the fine wine world. Exact definitions can be elusive. It's all about the location of the vines, the type of soil, the life in the soil, fossils, micro-climate, a sea breeze, but most important the work in the vineyard and respect for nature. My appreciation for growers producing organic and/or biodynamic champagne just started in 2015. The biodynamic champagnes I tasted before often had that strange band-aid, Mercurochrome or glue aroma that really puts me off. Times have changed...