Jun 7, 2017
Is terroir a concept concocted by the French to hide flaws,
as some suggest? Or is it a real thing that can be tasted and
measured? John Dimos from Biome Makers and Wine Seq has a tool that
resolves the question. In this nerdy, fascinating podcast we dig
into the details and provide solid answers to the questions below!
I never thought we'd see this in our lifetimes, but here we
1. What is it?! John tells us the
premise of Biome Makers and how it's an affordable and viable
premise now vs 5 years ago
2. He answers terroir questions
- Why people have denied the presence of "terroir" in
- How Biome Makers changed the game on the notion of
- How soil variation impacts on grapes
- The effect of the biomes v chemicals from winemaking in the
3. We discuss the WIM (What it Means) and the
impact of the tool on wineries...
- Who is this tool for and how will they use it?
- Given that terroir is a real thing and that it CAN be detected
in many wines, why isn't expressed in all wine (or food for that
- How is this new tool going to change wine growing going
- Will it empower people to take more "risks" on farming
- Does this steal the "art" from grape growing/winemaking?
I encourage you to check out the site and to follow them on
Facebook and Twitter. A company that
surely will change the way winemaking happens!
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