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Dec 20, 2021

In light of new research and the Terroir Seminar that I did with Laura Catena, Fernando Buscema, and Jane Anson, I thought it would be really helpful to re-release this show and draw your attention to it. BiomeMakers had answered many the questions that terroir seminar addressed, and that the Catena Institute's paper...

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...

Nov 11, 2013

After shameless plugs for our nomination for the Best Food & Drink Podcast Award (such an honor to be nominated!), and a reminder about the wines I selected for you to check out and buy on, this week we delve into a thorny issue in the wine world.


Which has a bigger influence on wine: terroir or...

Mar 11, 2011

Back for part two on the topic of terroir (teh-RWAH), but this time Elizabeth and Rick talk about the different aspects of terroir and why they make a difference in wines produced from different regions.

Show Notes:

  • Thank you’s - Please keep posting your comments on the Facebook page
  • Main Topic - Aspects of...

Mar 4, 2011

Terroir (teh-RWAH) - It’s a HUGE topic in the wine world, and not without controversy. In this first segment, Elizabeth and Rick define terroir and its effect on wine.

Show Notes:

  • Shout-outs - More awesome feedback from our friends on Facebook, the blog, and on iTunes!
  • Wine News - We skipped this week’s news to...